Team profile for the Montuno Dance Company salsa team
InfoDirectors: Isidro Corona
- 1st Place - 2014 WLDC Amateur Salsa Teams
- 1st Place - 2012 US Salsa Open Top Team
- 2nd Place - 2011 US Salsa Open Amateur Team
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Phone: (925) 497-4227
Montuno Dance Company is a performance and competition salsa team based out of San Jose. Founded in 2008 and directed by world-class salsa dancers Isidro Corona and Ariel Lehaitre, the team has grown to be one of the largest salsa teams in the South Bay, with dozens of members on its performances and training teams.
Montuno practices in the Dance Boulevard studio in San Jose, and dances in the “On1” style of salsa. The team has performed at salsa congresses and festivals around the country, including San Francisco, LA, and the US Salsa Open Championships.
The Montuno Semi-Pro team is a high level performance and competition salsa team that performs all over the Bay Area, including the SF Salsa Congress and US Salsa Open Championships.
The Montuno Amateur team is aimed at advanced beginner-intermediate level dancers, and focuses on developing spinning, partnering, and footwork performance skills.
The Montuno Protege team is aimed at beginners who have little to no training in salsa. The team helps to develop salsa dancing technique On1, and culminates in a salsa performance.