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  • Melanie Castillo – New York

    Melanie Castillo – New York

    Melanie Castillo, from New York, has been dancing since the age of 5, with training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and modern and now primarily focuses on Salsa. Melanie started her career in the competitive world, successfully achieving titles such as the New York International Salsa Congress Salsa Champion, New York/New Jersey Champion, IHSC Salsa Champion, World Salsa Summit Champions in the Just Salsa Division, partnered with Elvis Collado. Melanie has trained and worked with Nelson Flores, Sekou Mcmiller, […]

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  • Alex Morel – New Jersey

    Alex Morel – New Jersey

    Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and raised in Paterson, NJ, Alex Morel is known for his musical style and flavor on the dance floor. He admits to always identifying with music of all genres. In 2005, Alex began salsa lessons with renowned instructor, choreographer, and director of Caribbean Soul Dance Co. Ismael Otero – also known as the “Million Moves Man”. With the help of both instructors and Ismael Otero and Shani Talmor, Alex was able to grow both […]

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  • Desiree Godsell – Houston

    Desiree Godsell – Houston

    Desiree Godsell, born and raised in Houston, Texas, graduated from the High School of Performing and Visual Arts which set the foundation for her life in performing arts. From there she received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Once moving to NYC she began choreographing and dancing for the Atlantic recording artist Santigold touring all over the world, opening up for Coldplay, Kanye West, Jay-Z, MIA, and Rihanna to name a few. Desiree […]

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  • Jhon Rodriguez – Colombia

    Jhon Rodriguez – Colombia

    Jhon and Johana are one of the leading Colombian Style couples in the US. In 2006 John and Johana participated and placed first at the World Salsa Federation and third at the World Salsa Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jhon and Johana have been representing Colombian Salsa all over the world and the US for the past 8 years. In 2012 and 2013, Johana and her team Baila Conmigo participated in a total of 20 categories at the World Latin […]

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  • Johana Vasquez – Colombia

    Johana Vasquez – Colombia

    Jhon and Johana are one of the leading Colombian Style couples in the US. In 2006 John and Johana participated and placed first at the World Salsa Federation and third at the World Salsa Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jhon and Johana have been representing Colombian Salsa all over the world and the US for the past 8 years. In 2012 and 2013, Johana and her team Baila Conmigo participated in a total of 20 categories at the World Latin […]

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  • Kevin & Gaby Colombia

    Kevin & Gaby Colombia

    Baila Conmigo Dance Company was founded in 2009 by Johana Vasquez and has quickly become one of the leading Colombian Style dance companies in the country. Known for their innovative choreographies, fast footwork, and high-flying acrobatics, the Baila Conmigo dance team has graced some of the biggest stages in the country. Kevin and Gabby are part of Baila Conmigo Dance company. These two little dancers were the first youngest couple to compete at a Worldwide Dance Competition. Kevin have traveled around […]

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  • Robert Rosario – New York

    Robert Rosario – New York

    Robert Rosario – New York Born in New York City, on April 7th 1992 raise in the Dominican Republic. Rosario stared dancing in 2009 at the age of 17 street dancing. Started dancing on On2 also at the age of 17 in the Dominican Republic with Fusion Latina under the directions of David Paulino. In 2011 Rosario move back to New York and started training with Yamulee Dance Company under the directions of Osmar Perrones. In his journey in Yamulee […]

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  • Isabel Freiberger – North Carolina

    Isabel Freiberger – North Carolina

    Born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Isabel has traveled the world because of her great passion for dance. She is currently one of the strongest female salsa dancers in North Carolina, while rapidly earning recognition nationally and internationally. Isabel’s dancing on and off stage has captivated the attention of audiences and viewers worldwide. Isabel stands out as a top social dancer with a clean and speedy following technique that is accentuated with dynamic footwork and styling. On stage […]

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  • Texas Salsa Congress Sandy & Arturo 2014

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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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