LIMITLESS | more of what is happening  & who is coming at LA SALSA FEST 2017

Let us introduce you to the Limitless world at the La Salsa Fest



They come from all over the world to inspire us and remind us that the impossible is possible . They have learned how to turn their physical or mental challenges in to a Powerful expression of their soul and love for life . They love Art and Music and surely they love to Dance . Meet the Limitless Performers

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Debbie Wang the founder to Limitless | an organization engaging in compassion and desire to make a difference in the life of those who may look at their life as a huge obstacle.  The Group created the bridge between pushing a wheel chair to thriving on stage dancing to the music.

Newest addition to the limitless group is a Dancer who last year performed at LA Salsa Fest with Rhythmic Fusion but this year will perform with Limitless in a wheel chair.

After he got in a car accident he lost the use of his legs.  During the process of his rehab he met Debbie Wang and has joined her group as  he would never quit dancing . Limitlessdance.org10321682_748410981878069_1058079997915089854_o.jpg

Albert Torres,  Beyond welcoming the Limitless Performing Group at the LA SALSA FEST, created a Division at the World Latin Dance Cup which is a perfect live stream platform for our various physical and mental challenged individuals to perform and express their vision to the world.

This year, some of the participants who experienced WORLD LATIN DANCE CUP will be joining us at LA SALSA FEST and will meet the Original Los Angeles LIMITLESS Group who Inspired the WLDC Division name.


Paloma & Deividi | fearless & limitless

They are coming from From Brazil

They were the pioneer at the world Latin Dance Cup in the the Limitless division. Paloma has down syndrome but also wisdom .

They are an inspiration and remind us that The Impossible is possible.

She has the soul of Stage Performer His dedication and skill as a dancer make the journey priceless as he bring out the Diva in her.


Yenifer | Solo but whole


Yenifer Montiel is an Ibaguereña teenager who dreams of being a professional dancer.

A dream more complicated than for any girl of his age, because a congenital disease prevented the development of the femur of his right leg, which is why he should use a prosthesis.
Yenifer at eleven years old attends her first dance class in her neighborhood.

Her talent and will lead her to be a scholarship to enter the academy and start with her daily training. Since that day, according to its teachers, it does so with the same will, constancy and discipline that professionals do.

Becoming soon in one of the most outstanding dancers of his city.
Yenifer lives with her Mom and Sister in a vulnerable neighborhood of the capital Tolimense. Each year his family faces the difficult task of getting a new prosthesis for which there are never resources. Even so, Yenifer dances regardless of the physical problems that this activity can cause to your spine, hip and other muscles or joints of your body.
In the year 2015 Yenifer gets her first national title as best solo salsa dancer in the Professional Junior category. In the next year to come, as Yenifer grows older, as she will have to fight to get a better prosthesis so to pursue and develop as a professional dancer, able to travel the world and move her family forward.


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Shena is from New Zealand, she is sassy and happy . She decorates her well chair like nobody else to match her costume. She is traveling with her parents and lovely Young Salsa dancer . only Traveling 20 hours is more complicated and painful for her body than her mind always bubbling she may not be able to talk to you but her expression are saying way more than words could do .

_LDC0263.jpgShe is like a light bulb radiating as soon as she hears music and the bounding joy in the room . She is a Wise little woman who communicates her thoughts using a astonishing software which voices out what she writes in her head for us. One may think she is cage in a paralyzed body but all she sends out is  a Message of freedom with goes in pair with wisdom.

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Social Dancing at LA SALSA FEST  is known to be the longest Nights Dancing ever. From 9PM to 6PM where do you get that. Come and Dance to the various mix of Our Fabulous DJs – They will have quite exciting playlist , spinning and playing your favorite songs and surprising you with novelties and rare tracks you don’t know yet !

Salsa | Bachata | Zouk | Kizomba |  HipHop | House

This year at LA SALSA FEST in the Salsa Room and Pool Deck, We are happy to welcome again


Super Dj Robby | The Head and Heart


Long time friend of Albert Torres and AT Productions, Robert Rodriguez is our head DJ coordinator of LA SALSA FEST. He also  coordinates The dance Show Music playback.

Robert, was born in Havana Cuba with an high interest in music since his childhood. he Moved to the states with his family as a teenager . At age 16 he got granted a turn table and amplifier and 2 speakers . his first purchase was 3 albums of his favorite artists Oscar d’Leon, El Gran Combo de Puerto rico and Celia Cruz. with this Robby Started his journey of Dj, building his Dj Booth creating tracks and augmenting his collection slowly but surely to owning 50LPS. played first at his family & Friends parties quickly move up to clubs In Los Angeles where he met later on Albert Torres at the Fifth avenue. From then on, given the opportunity  Robby moved along in the realm of Salsa Congresses around the word from Japan to Dubai , Switzerland Spain and so forth. Internationally renowned Robby has shared his Talent for 27 years . This is the life he loves and Lives it full on. ”

“I am very grateful to Albert Torres for the opportunities he has given me and for the ability to share the joy of what I do best with the world. ¡Que viva la salsa!

DJ JoJo | Vinyl Elegance


DJ JoJo, also known as Joe Jones is the essence of cool. Being one of the most sought after DJ’s in the United States, he weaves his thread through the fabric of the Salsa community with his events as well as his all vinyl collection of Salsa and Mambo from around the world.

His interest for music goes back to his childhood learning various instruments and in particular trumpet and drum , His knowledge in music is eclectic and goes from Soul R&B to jazz to hip hop which led him accidentally to encounter Salsa in Puerto Rico in the late 90’s. Since then, he accumulated knowledge in the history & roots of Salsa, collected over 5000 records and perfected a unique style of Dj-ing  for the past 9 years.

As if his agenda was not full enough Joe is as well manager and booking agent for the one of hottest band in Europe Tromboranga from Spain. Joey is touring currently with The Band in the US and will present with albert Torres at the LA SALSA FEST closing night Sunday May 28.

DJ Edgar | El Travieso de la Salsa


Born in Mexico but raised in the U.S has made a name for himself as one of the top DJs in the Pacific Northwest. Edgar has travelled internationally from china to Vancouver and is playing at a variety of Salsa Congresses in the US and Mexico Including annually at the LA SALSA FEST

He recently pioneered the AVS (All Vinyl Salsa) night in Seattle. Whether Edgar is  be playing from CDs, his laptop or spinning vinyls he’s constantly looking for that one great song that will make you dance your heart out!  Let him spin your Nights

DJ Tico | Salsa Charmer

DJ TICO.jpg Dj Tico, is ready for another great year at The LA SALSA FEST where He has been a Guest DJ  for the past 10 years.

Born in Nicaragua Live in Los Angeles , Tico Spins and Spins and spins Salsa dancers of LA and around always Smiling

He loves Salsa Music on Vinyl Records and share the Love as a resident Dj at Granada and There rumba room amongst other salsa Clubs in Los Angeles area . Dj Tico will be heating up the Pool Parties as well .

DJ Willie | by the Bay 


Willie Martinez  Lives in San Francisco. Originally from El Salvador, Willie started his journey as a DJ in 2006 at Milagro’s & Underground Pub.

He amuses his crowd by his music diversity bringing a tremendous high level energy to the dance floor. He has been a guest DJ at various venues around the bay such as El Valenciano, Agenda Lounge, Descarga Tuesday, Salsa by the Sea, El Vacilon, Fillmore Salsa Festival and playing at socials for Mambo Romero, Mambo Nova and SF Mambo & iHeartMambo. He is also one of the DJs for the SF Int Salsa Congress, Portland, Boise and Denver Salsa Congress & Hawaii.  DJ Willie has also been invited to spin at salsa clubs in Hawaii (Salsamor) and El Salvador (Club Alive). He has DJed alongside salsa icons such as Eddie Santiago, Luis Enrique, Tito Nieves, Maelo Ruiz, Michael Stuart, Jimmy Bosch, Ismael Miranda and Herman Olivera. DJ Willie is now the promoter and resident DJ at Salsa Spot inside Club Fox in Redwood

DJ Danny | Salsa Pa’l Bailador


From the Bay Area (San Jose, San Francisco Area). Dj Danny has been Djing since 1984 in different Clubs and other big Events in the Bay

His goal is to try to reach as many dancers as possible.

With the music selection he plays which includes Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Chachacha and more Latin Beats.

One of his mentor friend (Willie Martinez) always said we have to play with swing and sabor. He always said Tiene que ser “Salsa Pa’l Bailador”.

Dj Danny has adopted this moto in unison and will be joining force with Wille at the LA SALSA FEST playing in evenings and also at our “Urban Delight” Pool Parties.

DJ Voss | The Virgo DJ

DJ Voss launched his career as a professional DJ over 15 years ago in Los Angeles, Ca. A native from Mexico City, DJ Voss was born on September 10th, a true Virgo! Growing up in a Latin music environment, DJ Voss  had to fulfill his insatiable appetite to DJ.With quick success and an accelerated work ethic, DJ Voss  has established himself firmly on the international and local dance scene. He is a mastermind in anticipating what patrons want and need. DJ Voss’s amazing talent on the decks always whips the crowd into frenzy and creates the sort of excitement that will keep customers wanting more. DJ Voss  covers various styles and genres from Latin to Top 40 and EDM, but his passion is Salsa ,whether he is performing at a Salsa Congress locally or an Internationally with thousands of spectators, or at a high energy night club, or  a prestigious  event, No matter what the occasion is, DJ Voss  is continually commended for making any event a major success.

DJ Armando | The Voz of The Comunidad

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DJ Armando Justiniani is a native of Panama and acquired a taste for the Latin rhythms during his youth.  His passion for salsa has encouraged him to grow and evolve from a teenage mobile music sound mixer to a present day disc jockey of our area’s finest dance venues, currently Santa Fe and Aztec Willies.

He is truly committed and loyal to his craft and he continues to support the artists who make this all possible by collecting original CDs, which travel with him to each and every event!

Armando is internationally recognized,  His goal is to be as generous and supportive as he can be of what he feels is a “world-wide community of salsa”.

The road map of his history and amazing experiences includes..In addition to events, he hosts the radio show “La Voz de la Comunidad”, volunteering his time every Sunday afternoon that the calendar doesn’t require him to be elsewhere!

Dj Prince |  La Joie de vivre

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From Cape town, South Africa, DJ Prince has the rhythm in his soul pocket.  Although Angus attended several times the LA SALSA FEST, regardless of the long traveling journey it takes,  but this year Angus  is joining the Electric Dj Team ! Welcome !

His passion for Salsa and love for all things Latin drove him to the dance and ultimately to become a Salsa DJ with a passion to share the music with the people of Africa. This has led to him being featured on South African radio and television for his events and community outreach programs in South Africa.

He has also been involved with several community organizations over the years to teach young disadvantaged kids all over Cape Town to dance, teach and perform.

Angus will be as well  honored this year by Albert Torres for his support to the Salsa Music and Dance community .

Angus is the essence of the Living life to the Fullest Life without music and dance is definitely not be in any chapter of this life …


DJ Aragon | In the Bachata Land

DJ Aragon 2.jpgDj Aragon will be Hosting  the Bachata room and Dj-ing the whole week end. He will tailor unforgettable spicy Bachata nights. Come an join the bliss.

Luis Aragon has been dancing and part of the dance community for over 10 years. Participating in several Congresses and Festivals nation wide.

His attention and love of the music drawn him to host events and Djing. Luis felt there was a need for it and jump on the opportunity to enlarge his horizons. By now his in one of the most requested Djs in all of Southern California. “The best part is when you see a sea of people dancing to what you play and love”.

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DJ Hush | Multi Task


DJ Hush San Diego’s very first Bachata DJ and a fast-rising southern California latin dance DJ. He currently holds residencies at Sevilla Nightclub & Tango Del Rey in San Diego, CA, and travels throughout the USA working at many major festivals. Together with his girlfriend Michelle, they own and operate the first Latino-owned Dance cosmetics company by the name “HUSH by Jesse Cosmetics”.

Jesse & Michelle will Display their Hush cosmetics at LA Salsa Fest Bachata Foyer

DJ Marco |  Urban Latin Flavor

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Marco first came to the U.S. in 2002. In 2005, he found his passion for the profession of Disk Jockey (DJ). A few years later, he entered the entertainment scene where he met and was inspired by many talented DJs. In 2012, DJ Marco met DJ Kenny at The Granada and learned from him the ropes of the art of DJing. The following year DJ Marco had his first opportunity to DJ at The Granada and this increased his desire for pursuing this profession and opened many doors at other clubs and private events.

He took a special interest and excelled in Urban and Dominican Bachata, and later incorporated more Latin music genres, such as Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Spanish Rock, etc. DJ Marco has been invited to play at some of the most popular night clubs in and around Los Angeles, including Hacienda, Steven’s, The Granada LA, and The Warehouse. Additionally, he has participated as an integral part of Bachata, Kizomba, Salsa (BKS) Festival, and at dancing socials for various dancing companies, boat parties, and private events.

DJ Vince | the Act

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Although Known for his dancing and being a pioneer of the LA bachata scene DjVince AKA “inVINCEable” has become one of the top DJs of Los Angeles as well…his ability to control a crowd and keep them on the dance floor is what keeps Mr. inVINCEable so popular with all clubs and socials…”My passion for DJing has come from my dancing…I know what dancers like and I know what clubbers like…I never play for myself and what I like…I play for THEM..what THEY like” -Vince Torres

With traveling all over the world DJing from France to Africa he continues to keep people dancing with a smile on their face and only hopes that he can continue to please everyone he plays for.


Hosted by Manuel dos Santos & Flavie &  Chanel May 

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DJ The Best | Love is in the house

From Montreal



DJ Olu Shogo | World is Home 

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Olu Shogo (DJ/ Producer)is from Nigeria, West Africa and lives in the U.S. He is one of the best and sought after DJ/Producer in the Latin music world at the present. He has carved a niche for himself in Zouk, Kizomba & Semba. His remixes are played all over the world. He is a Kizomba Ambassador and his mission is to reach out to the “unreached” in the music scene all over the world


HIPHOP | House world

Hosted by Doria Levit | & Guests


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Dj Tavo | HipHop – House

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Dj Josh Bliss | HipHop House

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what is happening at LA Salsa fest part 2 | Ladies First | Some of the Ladies, Performing  and instructing at the LA Salsa Fest check out previous post part 1  | read this

As we talked about the Hip Hop Artists and Hip Hop Latin Fusion Artists joining the LA SALSA FEST here is a great addition to the group of Artist we are presenting for the first Time at LA Salsa fest:

Doria Levit | The Over Achiever 


This young 24 years old lady has studied, practiced and mastered so many Body movement styles & Dance Genre for a life time …  Started with ballet training the age of 15 and encountered Salsa & Bachata at age 17.
After an intensive year of dancing and teaching in Jerusalem and performing at the Israeli Salsa congress

She moved to Los Angeles, Lucky us !. pursued here at millennium dance and Debby Reynold dance studio more training in Hip Hop and other specialties. Her skills and knowledge go from partnering dancing such as , Salsa on1- Lead and follow, Salsa on2- Lead and follow , Sensual Bachata- Lead and follow, Dominican Bachata- Lead and follow, Cuban Salsa , Cali Style Salsa  , Kizomba & Tarraxinha to Old school hip hop, New style hip hop, Popping , House, Vouging , Waacking, Locking, Danchall, Afro/Afro cuban, Reggaton , Contemporary , Jazz

Whatever is your favorite dance style, you will be spicing your body movements with a hot blend of diverse roots . How Sexy is that ?. Perhaps get those abs too?

Doria will be teaching at LA SALSA FEST a class of Hip Hop class | body Isolation. check our workshop schedule in our updates.

Newly confirmed Back At LA SALSA FEST

Simona Petric | Romania loves Puerto Rico

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While he was dancing ballroom around the world with Burn the Floor and working alongside Cirque du Soleil, she was performing, teaching and competing professionally in the Salsa world.

When the Romanian 3x World Salsa Soloist Champion met the Australian World Champion in Puerto Rico, they instantly created magic on the dance floor. Four months of combining forces lead these two quickly to 4th place in the World Latin Dance Cup.

Now, representing Puerto Rico , Steven and Simona are coming to the LA Salsa Fest with a footwork workshop you don’t want to miss.

Ladies Styling :

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From La Paz Bolivia to Los Angeles, Liz was Highly Trained in Ballet which led her to dream of  join the New York city Ballet at young age but Life and its unexpected turns open a different path for Liz to explore . From jazz, Lyrical to hip hop, Liz encountered the Salsa Scene in los Angeles at age 21 in which found quickly her place and defined her dancing style by elegance fused with fire power.

Her graceful trademark combined with her Joie de vivre made her unique dancer and performer as well as successful in the realm of world Championship over the years. Champion Champion & Ultimate Champion forever . She also Bridged into choreograph of TV shows such as “so you think you can dance” and Dancing with the stars as well as recently feature film The Ugly truth.

Focussed and dedicated to Liz Lira Dance Academy she teaches the next generation, trains and coaches performers & future performers and share knowledge and passion to all dance lovers.

Liz Is as well offering a Master Class Bootcamp Master class ( read more)

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Josie Neglia | Queen Bee  highres_183279492.jpeg

Originally from Toronto with a ballet and jazz background , Josie moved in the mid 90s in Los Angeles and became one of the pioneer of the LA Salsa style as well as the first at breaking in the salsa instructional video industry and created her company  She developed an easy to learn technique which lead her to travel the world to teach to her technique borderless . What Josie says about her company : “We are not just about teaching you steps to counts so that you can move in perfect unison with another partner on the dance floor – although we do that well- and better than anybody in some cases- but LatinDance is more than that!

At our core, we believe that people with PASSION can change the world for the better!  That’s what we believe”

Josie’s dynamic personality and passion for Latin dance has earned her many awards and prestigious invitations to judge and teach at various international Latin dance conventions. Miss Neglia’s motto is to share the ecstasy of Latin dance, one step at a time!


Shani Talmor | Inevitable Pearl

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Shani is known worldwide for her unique teaching style. She is able to easily explain and break down the steps to address each student’s needs.  She makes it a priority to give personal attention in class so that each person can concentrate on their own dance goals.  Shani’s classes are known to be very technical yet fun and fluid.  Shani’s background and extensive knowledge of dance technique is evident in every aspect of her classes and students feed of her great energy and flow.

Ladies Styling “where Styling meets technique”

This class is designed for ladies who wish to enhance their technique with a soft feminine and sexy style and gain confidence out on the dance floor.  From beginners to advanced level dancers, this class is designed to address every dancer’s needs to  help students develop their own unique style through technique, control and grace.

Shani will also teach a Pachanga Class and performs with her Ladies team Shani Girls And ST Dance

Charlene Rose | The Rose in the garden


Charlene Rose lives to inspire and empower people of all walks of life to follow their passions, and make their dreams into reality. She is a well-known and respected influence in the Latin dance scene

Charlene utilizes the extensive training she received as a Dance Major at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, to provide the highest level of training and expertise for her students.

She has performed on stages all around the world. and participated in top shows such as Dexter, So You Think You Can Dance, and Dancing with the Stars to name a few.

“I was very shy growing up, and never would have imagined that I would go on to become a World Salsa Champion and a Leading Actress! Dancing and Acting changed my life, and when someone comes to me after a show and says my performance really made them feel something or inspired them to pursue a dream they were too afraid of before, it makes everything worth it. That’s the impact I want to have on everyone who sees my work.! That extraordinary connection only shared by a performer and their audience.! It inspires lives. Come explore yours.”

Charlene will be at The LA SALSA FEST she will be performing with her team Salerosas as well as her Hip Hop fusion Team

Come and join her Ladies Burlesque Workshop and explore with her your real potential


Chanel May | Zouk Fatal

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Chanel May is a dancer and choreographer based in Los Angeles, California. She began her training at the age of eight, taking classes and performing throughout her childhood. Chanel developed a strong passion for the art of dance, devoting much of her attention to the study of Modern Dance and Ballet. Training continued at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts where she studied music, choreographic composition and dance technique. Chanel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in ‘Dance, Option in Dance Science’ from California State   University, Long Beach. She has studied a variety of Modern Dance techniques including Horton, Graham, Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Release Technique. In addition to Modern and Ballet, Chanel enjoys Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and Brazilian zouk.

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Great News : More Authorized Music for World Latin Dance Cup

World Latin Dance Cup Catalogue of Authorized Music is getting bigger and bigger.  We are Grateful  to all our Artists  and Music Producers for contributing and supporting our Ultimate World Latin Dance Competition.

A Special thanks to:


And a Warm Welcome and Special Thanks to:


And More to come ….

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1 – Mercadonegro Llego salsa
2 – Tu Me Quieres pa’ Bien salsa
3 – Regresare salsa
4 – Eso Me Duele cumbia -salsa
5 – Tengo Que Decirselo salsa romantica
6 – Ibarrena Son- Cha Cha
7 – La Mujer Que Tengo  cumbia-salsa zouk flare
8 – Salsa pa’l Bailador salsa
9 – Yo Se Que es Mentira salsa romantica


BIBOMUSIC /  MERCADONEGRO – Salsa Pa’l Mundo Entero 
1 – La Bendicion  salsa cubana
2 – La Guarachera de Cuba saslsa
3 – Jamas salsa
4 – Llego la Hora salsa
5 – A Los Orishas salsa 
6 – Pa’l Callao’ salsa
7 – Por Una Noche Contigo salsa romantica
8 – La Malanga salsa 
9 – Yo Soy El Son cha cha cha 


1 – Con Usted salsa 
2 – Baila Pegaito  cha cha cha
3 – Doble Error salsa 
4 – Para Tocar y Bailar salsa 
5 – Cadera y Cumbia cumbia
6 – Quiero Embriagarme De Amor salsa
7 – Tiempo cha cha cha
8 – Duele bachata
9 – La Reina del Boogaloo salsa 
10 – Cumbia Coqueta
11 – Sexo (Bonus Track) 


MAMBO LEGENDS :    Watch out     –   Ten cuidao !