INSTRUCTORS

Jorjet is highly acclaimed and popular in the Salsa & Bachata world. Known as the "The Queen of Dominican Bachata" and the "Salsa MVP", she has traveled the world both leading and following On1/On2, Bachata, Pachanga, Punta, etc. From teaching a Ladies styling class one hour to teaching an Advanced Partnerwork class the next hour, Jorjet has something to offer to every dancer.

She has taught and performed around the world, including in: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, China, Chile, Croatia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Venezuela and all over the United States.

David and Jennifer Stein

Majesty in Motion (MIM) is a salsa dance company dedicated to high-energy performance, a jazzy style, and precise musicality. Founded in 2002 by David and Jennifer Stein, MIM has become the largest salsa company is San Diego.

Since MIM’s inception almost 10 years ago, they have grown from one team to now eight teams including five partner teams and three ladies teams. MIM’s directors and teams have traveled all over the world, performing and teaching in Bermuda, Japan, Canada, England, Sweden, and various US states including Seattle, Texas, New York, Boston, Arizona, Florida, and Oregon. Their commitment and dedication to the salsa community has been recognized and awarded by Albert Torres.

In addition to entertaining crowds with top-notch performances, MIM provides over 15 years experience in teaching and directing teams. They offer classes almost every day of the week ON1 and ON2, and ladies styling. As MIM continues to grow every year, they encourage all members of the community to express themselves through creative movement, teamwork, and leadership.

Wilfredo Guilbiac Rodriguez is a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher, who graduated from dance school in Havana, Cuba. Specializing in Afro-Cuban techniques, modern dance, and the Cuban popular styles, he has been selected to dance in the most prestigious Cuban dance companies. This has led to the opportunity to work with the best choreographers and personalities of the dance world in Cuba as well as internationally.

Beginning his career in the U.S., he participated as a judge in the first annual World Latin Dance Cup with producer Albert Torres. Subsequently he has gone on to perform and offer workshops at many dance festivals including San Diego Salsa and Bachata Festival, Los Angeles Salsa Congress, Palm Springs Salsa Festival, Seattle Salsa Congress, Rose City Salsa and Timba Festival, Las Vegas Rueda Festival, and San Francisco Rueda Festival. Currently he teaches classes in San Diego and is the director of dance team Cubata.

Luis Aguilar, born in Nicaragua, recently moved back to San Francisco from New York City, where he and his partner Anya Katsevman performed and competed. With their sights set on winning the World Salsa Championships to be held in Hollywood, Florida, they train endlessly to perfect their routines in hopes of winning over the judges and audience alike. Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Luis directs three teams where his talent and expertise are provided to students on his professional, semi-professional, and training team.

Since the Couture Dance Alliance's creation in late spring 2009, they have performed at the New York Salsa Congress, Seattle Salsa Congress, the San Francisco Salsa Congress, San Diego Salsa Congress and have competed to represent the Bay area at the World Salsa Championships and placed 1st in the Semi Finals. With such a promising start, local and international salsa enthusiasts are excited to see the next phase of development for this versatile & entertaining team. Check out Couture Dance Alliance as they perform “DIG IT” at the Montreal Salsa Convention May 14-17th & San Francisco Bay Area Dance Team competition.

Fortezza Dance Company, directed by Celso Orozco and Alejandra Quintero from Tijuana and San Diego, is one of the most popular and newest companies in the United States. With their directors being trained by some of the best instructors in the world and holding World Championships titles under their belt, they have been teaching, performing, coaching and judging competitions since an early age. Fortezza directors have been in demand in some of the most important international congresses, festivals and events. Traveling to more than 30 events a year, their new innovative dance style has become popularized by both their Salsa On2 and Bachata teams. Celso and Alejandra are two young recognized dancers that are taking Fortezza Dance Company to the next level.