Salsa/Bachata instructor, program director & performer


Gina joined the Salsa With Silvia Family in June of 2018. She came to the studio with a long list of credentials and years of experience in teaching and performing:

B.A. Dance & Sociology through Marymount Manhattan College, NY
Post Grad Certificate in Arts Administration through New York University
Certified International Latin Dance Judge through the World Salsa Summit (Billy Fajardo & Nelson Flores)

CID UNESCO, CIAD (Confederacion Interamerican de Profesionales de Danza / Interamerican Confederation of Dance Professionals) Argentina.

Owner of Latin Dance Center Ecuador (pioneer school of salsa On1 and 1st studio to have a juvenile group make history for the country winning an international dance contest)

Invited to represent Ecuador at international congresses such as:
Peru Salsa Congress / Peru Latin Fest / Argentina Guarachero Congress


Gina Safadi - salsa, bachata instructor, performer and Program Director at the Salsa With Silvia dance studio.
Gina Safadi - Salsa, Bachata Instructor & Performer

Gina has won various prizes at national and international contests such as:
CIAD Quito / CIAD Guayaquil / Just Dance Guayaquil / CIAD Gran Final Interamericano de Danza, Argentina / Bogota Salsa Congress / Peru Latin Fest.

Produced events in Ecuador such as the national and international dance contests:
CIAD Quito / CIAD Guayaquil / CIAD Cuenca / Quito Baila Salsa / Puyo Baila Salsa and International Dance Seminars.

Gina has been serving the studio as a Program Director coordinating multiple programs and organizing events. She also teaches private and group lessons at the studio and provides free consultation to help students with level placement. Gina is a performer with extensive experience and she is available to teach and perform at private and company events. 

Gina Safadi - Program Director at the Salsa With Silvia Dance Studio
Gina Safadi - Program Director at the Salsa With Silvia Dance Studio
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