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  • Texas Salsa Congress Roberto Roena Rehersal w/Caliente 2011

    Roberto Roena rehersing with Grupo Cliente for the 2011 Texas Salsa Congress Don’t miss the 2012 Texas Salsa Congress March 9th-12th 2012. www.txsalsacongress.com Tweet

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  • Darnell Allen – Houston

    Darnell Allen – Houston

    Darnell Allen, aka “D”, was born in Virginia and grew up in Washington, DC until moving to Houston, TX in 1995 where in High School, inspired from seeing friends B-boying from R N S Crew (Rhythm ‘N Soul) and the guys from KORO (Knights of Rhythm Odyssey) as well as other B-Boys at Lamar, he first started dancing Hip Hop. The rhythms of Funk, Soul, House and of course Hip Hop beats motivated him to learn and practice more. In […]

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  • Chris & Erika – New York

    Chris & Erika – New York

    Chris is an instructor at the Lorenz Latin Dance Studio and a member of its pro team, the Lorenz Latin Dancers.  Chris has been a member of the Studio Molina is an Salsa for over 5 years. Erika Lopez is an instructor at the Lorenz Latin Dance Studio and teaches children’s salsa classes, hip hop classes, ladies’ styling, body movement and Zumba.  She is also a member of the Lorenz Latin Dancers pro team for about 3 1/2 years. Tweet

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  • Mark & Julissa – New York

    Mark & Julissa – New York

    Mark Lema is an instructor and member of the Lorenz Latin Dance Studio. He is also a member of the studio’s pro team, Reflejo de Lorenz. Julissa Pena is part of with the Lorenz Latin Dance Studio. She is also Manager of our new third location in the Bronx, New York. She is a Salsa instructor and teaches children’s salsa, ladies styling, body movement, as well as Zumba Classes, and is a member of the studio’s pro team, Reflejo de […]

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  • Lauro Lopez – Houston

    Lauro Lopez – Houston

    Lauro and Luis Lopez are two of three brothers who share the love and passion for Hip-Hop and Salsa through the upcoming team, reKreation Dance Company, a 40 member youth group. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, they both have been dancing for about 7 years. Together they are known for their unique styles coming together as one in salsa infused Hip-Hop with intricate Hip-Hop moves and quick salsa footwork. With the best of both worlds, their choreographies are unique […]

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  • Luis Lopez – Houston

    Luis Lopez – Houston

    Lauro and Luis Lopez are two of three brothers who share the love and passion for Hip-Hop and Salsa through the upcoming team, reKreation Dance Company, a 40 member youth group. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, they both have been dancing for about 7 years. Together they are known for their unique styles coming together as one in salsa infused Hip-Hop with intricate Hip-Hop moves and quick salsa footwork. With the best of both worlds, their choreographies are unique […]

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  • Beto & Cristina – Houston

    Beto & Cristina – Houston

    Born and raised in Houston, Texas Jose “Beto” Calvillo has been dancing since the age of fourteen and choreographing since the age of seventeen. His drive for dynamic, creative, fast choreography lead him to pursue the competitive side of performance art. Beto has been a competitor in the following competitions Texas Salsa Open, Puerto Rico Salsa Open (junior division), World Salsa Championships, and World of Dance Dallas. 
Performing was a great passion of Beto’s, but he soon realized to be […]

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  • Lee Rios – San Antonio

    Lee Rios – San Antonio

    Lee Rios is based out of San Antonio, Texas and have been dancing together for about 4 years. Lee stands out for his unique style both in social partner work as well as in choreographies. He has taught in various events both nationally and internationally; sharing his knowledge and inspiring many to be “touched moved and inspired” by dance and life. Lee Rios is founder and director of Semeneya Dance Company and the owner of Semeneya Ballroom (a 7,000 sq.ft. […]

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  • Rodney Aquino – San Francisco

    Rodney Aquino – San Francisco

    Rodney “Rodchata” Aquino Hometown: San Francisco Rodney “Rodchata” Aquino is a popular Latin Dance instructor, writer and lecturer in the world. Solely responsible for popularizing bachata dance in San Francisco Bay Area, RODCHATA, as bachateros intimately calls him, has been in the Latin Dance scene for over 15 years and is considered one of the foremost authority in bachata dance. A certified instructor, his dance background includes Latin International Ballroom, salsa (on1, on2 mambo, and Cuban son, Casino), chachacha, merengue […]

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  • DJ David Cruz – Houston, TX

    DJ David Cruz – Houston, TX

    DJ David Cruz has earned the name “The Evil Genius”. So what is it that makes him such a hot commodity that promoters will fly him half way around the world for him to play records….or should I say perform. There are few DJ’s that can produce the energy that DJ David Cruz does in the club. When he is at work you can feel the intensity and passion he has for the music. As he switches from record to […]

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  • DJ Nelson Torres – New York

    DJ Nelson Torres – New York

    A native New Yorker, of Puerto Rican descent, Nelson has been a DJ for over 20 years. While he is knowledgeable in various genres of music, it is his skill of programming salsa that has earned him international recognition. Nelson is grateful to have had the pleasure of DJing for dancers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. In New York City he has worked at some of the most popular nightclubs as well as the live radio broadcast from […]

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  • Latin Beats Downtown Aquarium w/TSC-reKreation dance co

    Recorded on August 19, 2011 at Latin Beats at Downtown Aquarium w/TSC. Latin Beats is a seasonal dance event that takes places every Friday from 7-11 pm in Houston, Texas from March to August. Tweet

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  • Texas Salsa Congress Lorenz Latin Dance March 2011

    This event has been one of the events that has paved the way for many other events to shine in Texas. Always amazing, always big-Texas Salsa Congress! Tweet

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  • Check-out What Houston, Texas has to Offer

    Kemah Boardwalk, Space Center Houston, Moody Gardens, Minute Maid Park, Schlitterbahn, Houston Zoo, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Traders Village and the Houston Museum of Natural Science are among Texas’ top attractions, according to a recent survey. Tweet

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  • Houston Galleria

    Houston Galleria

    More about the world-famous Houston Galleria With its stunning architecture, exceptional store mix and distinctive style of entertainment, The Galleria has established itself as the #1 shopping and tourist destination in Houston with over 24 million annual visitors. Set beneath spectacular glass atriums, The Galleria features more than 375 fine stores and restaurants, an impressive ice rink and two Westin hotels. This world-class shopping complex showcases the best names in retailing including Neiman Marcus, Cartier, Gucci, Macy’s, Tiffany & Co., […]

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  • Caliente – Houston, TX

    Caliente – Houston, TX

    Caliente, Houston Press Best Latin Band Award Winner, is the nationally acclaimed repertoire ensemble for Diaz Music Institute. Caliente is the only youth group to receive the prestigious Houston Press Awards is under the direction of Jose Antonio Diaz, the ensemble has appeared with some of the music industry’s biggest stars such as Eddie Palmieri, Larry Harlow, Frankie Negron, Jimmy Bosch, Pete Escovedo, Danilo Perez, Nestor Torres, David Sanchez, Dave Valentin, Miguel Zenon, John Santos, Brenda K Starr and the […]

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  • DJ Masaru – Houston, TX

    DJ Masaru – Houston, TX

    Born from a Japanese family in Lima Peru, Juan Masaru Fukuda was a kid who loved music and dance since a early age. Now at the age of 28, he is one of the hottest dj’s in the club scene in Houston, TX and also in the salsa world. Also he is has a live mixing show for “Tu Musica 104.9 fm” which is a Univision Radio Station. DJ Masaru behind the turntables is a very energetic and skilled dj […]

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  • Let The Lone Star State Be Your Host in 2012!

    Every March, Houston gets a chance to serve up a bit of its down home southern hospitality to dancers and spectators from all over the world. With over 60 dance shows the TSC will be one of the largest dance events to hit the Lone Star State! Tweet

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  • A Texas Sized Celebration of Culture and Dance

    A TEXAS SIZED CELEBRATION OF CULTURE AND DANCE Addicted to So You Think You Can Dance? Dancing with the Stars? America’s Best Dance Crew? Wish you could get up close and feel the excitement of a live dance show? Well get off the couch and come see the best of the best Latin dance stars right here in your own backyard!! On March 9-11, 2012 at the Westin Oaks Galleria, Houston will once again serve up a bit of its […]

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  • Texas Salsa Congress 2010 reKreation dance co Boys

    Showing at the Annual Texas Salsa Congress is reKreation dance company. reKreation is a youth team based out of Houston, Texas that consist of over 35 members. Tweet

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  • Texas Salsa Congress 2011 Sizzle Reel Highlights of TSC

    Together David Melendez and Ruby Rivera worked hard and in January 2004, the Texas Salsa Congress was born. Tweet

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  • Fuerza Latina

    Fuerza Latina at Texas Salsa Congress 2010 Tweet

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  • 2011 Promo Sizzle Reel for Texas Salsa Congress

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  • 2011 Tito & Tamara Skit John Jay & Ismael

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Our Story

It started as an idea between friends, bringing a congress to Texas where at the time Texas had no active congress in the entire state. A congress that would showcase Texas Salsa talent, bring awareness of salsa to the community and raise money for scholarships. Together David Melendez and Ruby Rivera worked hard and in January 2004, the Texas Salsa Congress was born.

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