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 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.