Terry was born in France, not far from Paris. When he was very young, his parents have moved to Guadeloupe, to Antilles Islands, the place her family came from. He took interest in dances when he was a boy, few could surpass him in the traditional Creole dance; he was very good at Hip Hop, and other styles of dances popular with young people..
Adolfo Indacochea is an explosive and energetic dancer who is known all around the world for his smooth and unique style. This unique style combines traditional mambo with elements of jazz/modern, flamenco, and ballroom dances. His sense of musicality and flow is evident through his choreography and improvisations…..
Zerjon & Nina are part of one of the strongest dance companies in Scandinavia called TwistedFeet. They highly active in both the Salsa and Streetdance Scene, with their love for Salsa being as strong as their love for the Street-styles. They have been touring the world with shows, competing and given workshops in countries such as China
Milan Italy is home to one of Salsa’s newest up and coming team, Euphoria Dance Company. The Dance Company was formed by Jose “La Salsa” Diaz in 2012 to bring a revived new feel to Mambo On2 in Italy. The company reflects the influence of New York Style On2 dancing with it’s creative interpretation and strong sense of musicality on stage….
Mistura Movement is a kizomba dance concept based in the Netherlands and lead by Selwin &
Suleika, one of today’s Holland’s top kizomba couples.
Selwin started dancing with Salsa & Bachata. A few years he saw kizomba on the dancefloor and
immediately fell in love with it. Suleika dived into the dancing world when she was just 6 years old.
Performer/Teacher and Founder of the African Jet Dance Company
Tarek started to dance salsa when he moved to Italy and found he had a passion for the L.A style of salsa. Which he then began to study profoundly.
After a couple of years he decided to form his own group African Jet.
Karel Flores was born and raised in Mexico City Mexico into a family or artists. From very young karel was exposed to both acting and dancing, from forming part of every dance group in school to taking up on main roles in Mexican soap operas.
Throughout the years she took up on acting, jazz, Hawaiian dancing ad cheerleading but these were only extracurricular activities and she never imagined actually making a career….
Born in Salerno September 7, 1986 he began his dancing at the age of 12, prior to dancing Salsa he was dancing Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quick Step and Fox Trot), he discovered the salsa in 2000 and went on to learn various dance styles such as flamenco, modern jazz, New York On2, Afro y Rumba. today Marco is one of the most requested artists worldwide with his ballerina Haridian Benavente….
Johnny & Gina (Poetic Motion) from the Netherlands, are known in the Salsa scene for their unique, detailed en artistic way of movement and creations. They move by energy, make dance their priority, connect people in mental en physical way, make people aware of their body of the one of their dance partner.
Monica & Mitchell(Tambo Dance Project), based in Hannover Germany are well known in the Salsa Scene throughout Europe and in the USA for their unique and original choreographies,their passion, their dedication to the salsa scene, their top notch teaching abilities, their social skills and charisma.
The photographer Valentin Behringer was born 1986 in Freiburg, Germany. Until 2008 he studied photo design at the Lazi Academy in Esslingen. Today Valentin is one of the few professional media artists, working in the salsa scene regularly. By almost every well-known salsa dancer, he is called the best in what he’s doing….
Olu Olu has been taking pictures practically all his life and has been dancing for almost equally as long. Combining his passion for travel, dancing and photography he can be seen at many of the Dance Festivals around Europe capturing memories from the dancers point of view with his keen eye for detail and his unusual perspective of the world at large.
DJ Micky Rizzi was born in Italy in Bari on 02/15/75. His passion for the world of the DJ starts right away … he enjoys tinkering records since he was 14 … the first part of his career he is the protagonist in clubs where they play house music, particularly the music garage….
“The UK’s Best Salsa Performers”
Salsa Consultants, “Matilda” The Musical
Three Gold Stars Sky One’s “Got To Dance”
“The Home of World Championship Salsa in London”
Together as Pexava Dance Company, which means “Lightning Fast” in Mayan from Gil’s native Mexico, husband and wife Gil and Shelley are an explosive combination on stage and inspire students of every level in their lessons….
MARCHANT BIRCH, Director of Alchemy Dance Company & Academy
Marchant was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. He was trained in Ballroom from the age of 7 up to competitive professional level. He won numerous competitions in Ballroom and Street Dance, and was winner of the National Cape Jazz Championship 1999 in South Africa, competing against over 500 couples (Cape Jazz is a partner dance similar to salsa).
Rico & Adda Bio Rico was born in Guinea-Bissau but due to a war in his country moved to Portugal at the age of 22. Whilst growing up he was surrounded by music and dance, and this developed his passion from an early age. His first memories consist of his family dancing at parties and getting together…
Hugo Silva, born in Mozambique and raised in Portugal, music has always been his passion and he self thought at home with his first “toy” acquired in 1998. Hugo moved permanently to the UK in 2003 but because of other commitments he put the music aside for years until he bought his Dj set in 2006 and started playing at home where he would spend most of his spare time mixing and learning alone….
Manuel Antonio Eduardo Dos Santos, also known as Dr. Kizomba, was born and raised in Angola and has been dancing Kizomba, among other African rhythms such as Semba, Kuduro, and Rebita (known as the Angolan Rueda), since he can first remember. When he was 13 he began dancing Salsa, as well as hip-hop, Capoeira, and Latin Ballroom. He has even trained in Salsa under his mentor,
Danie is a versatile dancer and teacher, having trained in a wide range of dance styles. She has spent the last 10 years teaching, choreographing and performing around the UK and internationally. Danie aims to inspire her students to develop their own style and express themselves through dance, using her technical knowledge to enable them to develop control over their movements
Julian is one of our regular DJs at Bravo Bravo Fridays and and ULU Saturdays monthly events, he also plays at other MamboCity events. The relative newcomer has quickly gained an enthusiastic following and was voted top DJ for the South-East region in the 2010 UK Salsa Awards.
You can also catch him at other gigs around the country and abroad – during the past year he has played in Latvia, New Jersey, Ireland and Croatia.
Mauricio Reyes is the founder of LatinMotion, the biggest Salsa outfit in the Midlands since it was established in the early 1990’s. Originally from Latin America but based in Birmingham (UK), Mauricio has been dancing & listening to Salsa all of his life, and began teaching Salsa dancing since the tender age of 17…..
DJ Julian, aka ‘the Duke’, has been working with us since the beginning of Mambo City back in 1999, Julian regularly plays on our monthly events, Weekenders as well as our 5 Star Congress
Dani K (OTRADANZ)
He started dancing on stage at the age of only 11, and grew up with R’n’B, rap and Zouk singing and dancing.
Dani is one of the new innovators in the latin&afro-caribbean dance scene and he became one of the main teachers and promoters in London…
Dj -Dennis , best known as The Chemist, is one of London’s finest up and coming Dj’s.
He was born in London, back in 2008 he fell in love with the latin music and Kizomba, He has an amazing smooth style of Djing building a reputation as a crowed pleaser. Playing the very best in Bachata, kizomba and salsa
Dennis, is currently playing at different locations in and around London, as well as Europe.