RGV Latin Dance Festival


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*Sponsors get two FULL PASSES, early access, reserved seating, swag bag and more perks!

*The Full Pass includes access to all the workshops, socials and shows.

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Salsa con Son started as a small website devoted to bring you information the Latin dance world and incredible videos, we have grown and now we are covering international congresses, doing event promotion, teaching, performing and organizing events.

Join us from September 29 to October 1st 2017 (tentative) for one of the Best and Biggest Latin Dance events in Rio Grande Valley!! Some of the best instructors in the planet will be joining us, this is an event you don’t want to miss.

We will provide lessons in Salsa, Mambo, ChaChaCha, Bachata, Pachanga, Cuban Rumba, Kizomba and many more.


Tommy and Ricardo – Monterrey/Puebla

Two Time Winners of Euroson Latino, the biggest International Competition in America, a World Championship at the Puerto Rico Salsa Open and 1st Place at the World Latin Dance Cup, all of this in a span of less than three years.

Amazing is an understatement, this couple has been wowing Mexico for years now, they have been invited to train with some of the best instructors in the world and it’s time that Texas knows them!! You really don’t want to miss the opportunity to learn from some of the best Salsa Dancers not only in Mexico, in the world.

Daniel and Daisy – Houston, TX

Daniel and Daisy are Houston-based performers specializing in the fusion of bachata and contemporary dance. Through the melding of Daisy’s professional background in contemporary dance and Daniel’s knowledge and experience of street dancing, they have created a unique and expressive style of bachata that they are passionate about sharing with the world.

Their partnership known as Team Double D’s is a state-wide sensation, performing and teaching in all the major events in Texas such as the Denver Salsa Congress, Dallas Salsa Congress, and the Houston Salsa Congress, etc. and also representing Houston talent internationally in events such as Oaxaca La Capital Salsera de México and Euroson Latino 2017.

 Bachata Instructors

Tanya Yvonne – Houston, TX/Brazil

Tanya Yvonne has been fascinated with many dance styles from an early age. The formal dance training started in Middle Eastern dance and Flamenco at DanMar Dance Academy in Houston.

She spent the next ten years studying and teaching a variety of dance styles from Salsa, Hip-hop and Brazilian Samba.

She is proud to have taken part in events whose sole purpose was for the preservation and education of the beauty of different cultures through dance.

Tanya has performed with multiple dance teams and traveled to teach at festivals in Europe, Guadeloupe, Malaysia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and countless cities in the USA in multiple styles including Latin. Her most recent dance project is the creation TWRKNQS. This is a class focused on body isolation and female sensuality.

Kizomba, Belly Dance and Twerk Instructor

 Guapo Dapo – Houston, TX/Nigeria

Adedapo Owolabi affectionately known as “Guapo Dapo” began his Afro Latin dance journey 10 years ago. Dapo has been part of multiple dance teams through his career and he is currently part of Combinado Criollo. In Combinado Criollo.

Criollo has taken over a huge venue and they hold Kizomba & Mambo sessions two nights a week. Kizomba and Semba has been Dapo’s primary focus since 2011. He has frequented countless Kizomba festivals all over the globe. At these Festivals, He has acquired technique from masters from the likes of: Mestre Petchu Kilandu, Eddy Vents,Tboy, plus the Urban Kiz Masters – Albir Rojas, Laurent Yìshù, Moun Red etc.

Being well versed in Bachata, Cha cha, Kizomba, Salsa and Semba, Adedapo has taught at several festivals. He is definitely a must have at any dance event and can stay on the dance floor throughout. Guapo Dapo stresses that dance has been a great welcome to him and has brought so much joy in his hectic career as an IT Professional, plus allotted opportunities to see the world.

 Kizomba Instructor

Brian Gomez – San Antonio, TX
He began his career studying, performing, and eventually teaching and directing. His training started at Semeneya Dance studio the most influential Latin Dance studio in San Antonio. He was part of one of the first Touch Team franchises and has Director Touch franchises teams in San Antonio, Austin and Los Angeles. The highlight of his performance career was performing with Tanja “La Alemana” Kensinger at the 2015 Dallas Salsa Congress. Brian is the owner and Director of Oye Dance and Entertainment, which includes the San Antonio Touch Franchise teams. He was the organizer of BKS Texas and is involved with several of the congresses in Texas. He hopes to continue his involvement with the Latin community in Texas, not only by dancing and teaching, but by producing Latin Dance events in his home state.
Bachata Instructors


Yoshi & Sol– Mcallen, TX/Mexico/Minnesota

Jorge “Yoshi” Sanchez and Solenne “Sol” Ayala are the Valley’s newest up and coming Latin dance duo. They have over seven years experience in Latin dance and have grown within the local dance community as teachers and performers. Sol studied salsa under local dance professionals in the Rio Grande Valley and has minor influences from the North due to time spent in Minnesota. Yoshi is the founder of the biggest salsa community in Texas called “Salsa con Son.” He has participated as a guest instructor at the International Monterrey Salsa & Bachata Congress, RGV Latin Dance Festival, BKS Texas. Mr. Sanchez continues to be a guest instructor in other events around Texas and Mexico. He is also the Artistic Director of the Salsa con Son dance team.

Salsa Instructors


Marie Amore – San Antonio, Tx

Marie Amore is a South Texas native who started her dance career with Semeneya Dance Studio in San Antonio, TX. She is accomplished in a variety of latin styles which include: Salsa On1 and On2, Bachata, Cha Cha, Kizomba, and Salsa Caleña.
Marie’s dance travels have included 2 memorable appearances on America’s Got Talent and in countries like: Canada, Spain, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic.


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