Bachata Artists

Tina Cavicchio Bachata Instructor Bachata Instructor, Next Level Fusion, Boston
Tina Cavicchio Bachata Instructor
Bachata Instructor, Next Level Fusion, Boston

Tina Cavicchio (she/her) is an international dance artist and founder / director of Next Level Fusion Dance Company. Tina has trained in various styles such as Afro-latin, street dance, and codified dance techniques. Tina has choreographed for multiple dance teams, performances, and college showcases. She has also taught at various congresses/weekenders around the world. She is known and sought after for her social dancing as both a lead and follow, and teaches others her methodology.

Tina is known for her creative fusion choreography and inspiring story telling through her dance. As a queer female lead, follow, and solo dancer, Tina has become a major advocate for individual empowerment and expression. Tina’s goals as a teacher is to challenge her students to push past their limitations, helping them to see their potential, and to empower others along the way.

Susan & Carlos, Arkansas
Susan De Baras & Carlos Gomez
Raza Dance - Arkansas

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Ashley & Joselito Bachata Wawawa - RI & FL
Ashley & Joselito
Bachata Wawawa - RI & FL

Ashley Shaver is a local bachata instructor from Jacksonville Florida and has been teaching bachata for over four years and quickly fell in love with bachata traditional and all of the energy that it brings. Ashley enjoys sharing her passion with her students and loves to watch her students gain confidence and love for music and dance. Joselito De La Cruz Ventura was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and was born into a family of musicians. Joselito has over 16 years of experience in both merengue and bachata and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skill of dancing while focusing on the fundamentals and basics. Our dream is to bring our new style of bachata (estillo wawawa) which intertwines a mixture of dembow, merengue and bachata from Bonao to people all over the world.

Bachatwins - NYC
New York City

Bachatwins was founded in 2016 by Dani & Ramy Cabrera in New York. Initially Bachatwins started this brand as a creative outlet, where they put together all of their artistic ideas and wanted to do things a little different. Over time their brand has developed and has become an icon in the New York Latin Dance Scene. Bachatwins are well known for their style in teaching, inspiration through dance & creativity through videography. Bachatwins strives to create beautiful content for their students and growing fan base. This brings engagement to people allowing them to build a bigger audience and clientele.

Edi & Debora UK Artists currently located in London
Edi & Debora
UK Artists currently located in London
Jeffrey Michael & Marina - The Collective Dance Company - San Fransisco CA
Jeffrey Michael & Marina
The Collective Dance Company - San Fransisco CA

Jeffery Michael and Marina teach Salsa and Bachata at Allegro.

Combining a dynamic background in urban and street styles, with a vast knowledge of the history of dance, Jeffery Michael is a professional American dancer and choreographer with over 20 years of experience. He is known worldwide for his highly creative and original narrative fusion pieces. 

Jeffery Michael and Marina teach and perform internationally, and their classes are known for truly breaking down the heart of the dance and providing excellent technical instruction to help students grow as dancers. 

Read some of their reviews below:

Excellent! Excellent! Took a workshop and it was refreshing to see proper basic technique being taught as opposed to a "pattern".
Jeffrey TAUGHT, EXPLAINED (weight changes/correct body movement)and DEMONSTRATED all moves for both leads and follows. Marina was a show of grace and strength.
Jeff and Marina are the best teachers in the area for sure! Got new skills after every single lesson. Feel confident and tired after each one! Good locations all over the East Bay. Positive energy, good vibes and beautiful couple all over.
Jeffery and Marina are amazing instructors. They broke down all of the movements to a very technical level - and in a way that I haven't seen taught in any of my previous bachata classes. Instead of teaching moves, they teach technique and control. They both also manage the dance space well - showing examples from different angles, shifting the class so there's enough space, and repeating things after a rotation so everyone has a chance to practice before moving to the next step.
Lumyr Derisier Bachata & Salsa Artist
Lumyr Derisier
Boston Salsa Y Control

Lumyr Derisier is a Boston native who has been an artist dancing and shooting photography for years. With a deep love of dance and a passion for people, Lumyr finds joy in teaching dance, connecting energy with others and experience the creativity of others on the dance floor. This is similar to what he does in his professional photography company of enjoying the whole process of capturing images and creating projects. We mention Lumyr's photography as you may find his beaming smile momentarily hidden by a camera lens while you are at F.O.L.D. Make sure to grab a latin dance with Lumyr while at the congress and you will have so much fun as he makes all who he dances with feel his joy and passion in dance!

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