I was born in Peru started as a Peruvian folkloric dancer at the age of 10 years old , when turning 18 I moved to Dallas Tx , where my salsa career started , I started dancing for a recognized salsa company named "GUAJIRO" own by Mr. Luis Delgadillo where I had the opportunity to learn choreographies from
I was born in Peru started as a Peruvian folkloric dancer at the age of 10 years old , when turning 18 I moved to Dallas Tx , where my salsa career started , I started dancing for a recognized salsa company named "GUAJIRO" own by Mr. Luis Delgadillo where I had the opportunity to learn choreographies from the world known dancer/ instructor Jason Molina from Puerto Rico, a couple years later I started my own team named " Sabroso Tumbao" which took me to be noticed by Rodrigo and Selene( world known professional dancers) and got offered to be part of their company "LOS ANORMALES DEL MAMBO" as a co- director / dancer, I currently teach in the Dallas/ Carrollton area and direct 3 dance teams 2 in Dallas and 1 in Oklahoma.
About Salomon Amaya
Born and raised in Houston, Texas from Mexican Salvadorian descent Salomon has always been around Latin music. Although admitting that he was not a dancer in his childhood he now cannot live with out it. Surrounded with Mexican and Caribbean music through his childhood he was well aware of his roots.
Even though he did not begin dancing Latin first, he was dancing. Hip-hop and break dancing became his life. Practicing daily to improve skills and becoming the best. Soon he became a well know and respected B Boy.
After several severe injuries he was unable to dance to his full capacity leaving him open to new adventures. This is when he stumbled into the Latin scene where he first saw salsa danced like never before. Being left in awe he decided to master this new dance. Thus beginning a new life of a SALSA addict. He soon became a regular at the clubs on the sidelines observing all the Salseros.
Shortly after discovering his new found passion he united with his first dance partner. They entered several dance competitions to gain experience and improve Salsa skills daily. Soon after he meet his present dance partner, and has continued to expand his knowledge and creativity with daily practice.
Our philosophy is having the best time you can possibly have while learning the latest salsa moves New York City has to offer. The Director of Yamulee Dance Company is Osmar Perrones. Upon forming his own company Osmar plans to usher in the new era of mambo in a jubilant fashion. Osmar will personally supervise all levels including children classes. So you can enjoy his teachings along with his trademark smile to ease any frustrations. The classes will be structured with emphasis on the basics as you move up the ladder. Having strong fundamentals as you progress will allow you to express yourself more freely with the music.
The Yamulee name; The word Yamulee, with its African roots means "festive, joyous, and free-spirited" which fits Osmar's style and personality as a whole. He chose the name himself primarily because of its fun-sounding nature. Upon realizing the meaning he felt blessed and knew this was his calling.
If you have ever seen or heard about Bachata then you know it's one of the HOTTEST Latin Dances trending right now.The Bachata scene in D/FW has been a destination for many from across the nation for some time. This is your opportuunity to learn with one of the hottest couples in the scene,Arturo & Elisa.They have been teaching and traveling extensively spreading their love for Bachata.
Get ready to make new friends,release stress,have fun and learn a new dance as you embark into the seductive world of BACHATA. This is a beginner class but the instruction will be adjusted according to those in attendence.
The class will be followed by the Clave Fina'We Love Bachata Blacklight Party' which is included in class admission.Bachata,salsa and more will be played with DJ Colombiano & Wander Rosario delivering the music selections for the evening.Doors will be open until 3am w/ full bar,sound and plenty free parking.We'll see you on the dance floor!!!