Mauricio Reyes (UK/Guatemala)
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….. He is also a renowned Salsa DJ, playing (& teaching) regularly for some of the biggest salsa events, weekenders, dance holidays & congresses all over the UK, Europe & beyond.
As a DJ, Mauricio is always guaranteed to read any crowd well, spinning a broad range of top Salsa, from Dura to Romantica, NY to LA, Colombian to Cuban, etc. SALSA pa’ bailar… dura pero sabrosa! He has been DJing since 1994 and has been awarded/voted ‘Top UK Salsa DJ’ multiple years, incl 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 in a row, in addition to other awards such as ‘Top Regional Promoters’, ‘Top UK Salsa Special Event’ & ‘Services to Salsa’.
As a passionate & dedicated dance instructor, DJ, event organiser & promoter for over 2 decades, Mauricio’s work within the UK Salsa scene has been extensive. He has introduced & inspired a huge number of people into dancing (Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, ChaChaCha, etc), including many other top dance teachers, djs & promoters, and is always willing to offer help & advise to continue to develop the UK dancing scene.