Yuyu has recently moved from Toronto to Halifax and she can’t wait to share her dance journey with the Haliente dance family. She started dancing when she was 6 and believes that dancing is the key to living a healthy well-rounded life. Other than her over 7 years of Salsa and Bachata experience, she has dabbled in various dance types yet within Latin dance genres, such as Cha-Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, and Kizomba, which enables her to merge different dance styles into classes.
For the last few years, Yuyu has been competing, performing, and assisting teaching Salsa and Bachata classes in Toronto, including but not limited to Canada Salsa and Bachata Congress, Toronto Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba Festival, Alma Toronto, DanielYDesiree Toronto.
Fun fact: If you ever want to learn how to incorporate tricks and lifts into your dance and blows people’s minds, come and discover the passion of dance with Yuyu.
Phil moved to Halifax from Montreal where he started dancing at San Tropez Dance at age 19. Since Arriving in Halifax, he has dabbled in Bachata, Kizomba, and solo styles like Jazz Hip Hop and Musical theatre while focusing training heavily on Salsa.
He danced taught with Halifax Dance for 5 years and was a member of the Dalhousie Dance Society for 9 years where he got multiple opportunities to perform. For the last 5 years, Phil has been running the East Coast Salsa training and performance team, Choreographing routines for both local events and Salsa Congresses. Their most recent performance took them to the Atlanta Salsa and Bachata Festival back in February 2020.