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Reuben Director of Salsa Latina Ltd - Salsa Dance School
National Level Salsa Judge 2005, 2009 & 2010
Qualified Salsa & Latin Dance Teacher "Master Level"
New Zealand Winner (Salsa Latina) - Salsa Shine Sheild 2013
NZ Championships Champion - 1st Profesional Section 2012
South Island Salsa Champion - 1st Professional Section 2011
NZ Championships Runner-up - 2nd Profesional Section 2011
South Island Salsa Champion - 1st Professional Section 2007
New Zealand Comps Runner-up - 2nd Profesional Section 2007
Team Salsa Salsa Performance Founder & Choreographer
--- New Zealand & South Island Champions 2013
--- South Island Champions 2012 & 2nd NZ 2012
--- South Island Champions 2013
salsa New Zealand Salsa Dance Association Member (NZSDA)
salsa Australian Salsa Guild Member
REPs Qualified Fitness-Personal Trainer & Gym Instructor
REP's Certified Group Excercise Instructor
First Aid Certified
Event Organiser
National Salsa / Latin DJ & dance event organiser
Qualified Advertising Graphic Designer with 6 years experience in a leading advertising agency.
 
Reuben is the director & owner of Salsa Latina studios, Christchurch. One of the largest Salsa schools in NZ. He has judged at the Salsa New Zealand Championships. And more recently the current New Zealand Salsa Champion for 2012-13 with Marcela. He has also trained many dancers in New Zealand & abroad who have had great success in their dancing also.
Reuben started dancing Cuban Miami Salsa & Brazilian Samba/Axé since 2000 and was trained as a performer & teacher for Street Latin until 2005. Since then, he has developed a unique personal style and has extensive teaching & performance experiences in various styles in Latin dance. His favoured style is On1 & On2 (NY, PR & LA) linear Salsa, He has been inspired & learned from Oliver Pineda & more recently Edwin Rivera, Emily & Jr & David & Paulina from the USA & Mexico and Spanish & Italian Style Salsa while in Spain 2013. As for DJing since 2003 has DJ'd every week till this day in clubs & Salsa parties has led him to become one of the most sought-after Salsa DJ & event organiser in NZ.
Latin Dance Styles
Street Latin Miami & Cuban, Puerto Rican Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha on2, Linear New York & LA Salsa on1 & on2, Merengue, Brazilian Samba No Pe & Samba Axé, Lambada & Zouk Lambada.
Linear Salsa On1
Latin Dance Teaching & Professional Training:
Reuben was trained in teaching in 2003 from Street Latin (Cuban Style) and is also quailified from the 'Salsa Masters Teacher Training Programme' which he learnt directly from Oliver Pineda (world champion many times over) in 2005 with the full fundamental syllabus, which is still the basis for the current Syllabus at Salsa Latina today. Reuben has also had teacher & syllabus training from Jamie Jesus & Lil Liz (LDA Australia) & Edwin Rivera (NY-USA / Puero Rico), Troy (USA) & in 2013 Masters workshops in Spain. On top of this he's attened many professional & teaching seminars, one on one lessons with International Instructors, some are listed below. Also certified from Mafie Zouker Masters Zouk training in 2010 for Traditional style Zouk. Reuben Has also implemented & developed numerous dance systems from international teachers into the current system at Salsa Latina syllabus in fundamentals, shines & turn patterns.
Major Events & places Reuben has Taught at:
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NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (Wellington)
salsa timing cd NZ Salsa Championships 2013 (to come)
salsa timing cd Bay Salsa Festival (Tauranga) 2008, 09, 10, 11, 12 & 2013
salsa timing cd The Body Dance Festival 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Hanmer Salsa Fest 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
salsa timing cd Tercer Tiempo 2011 @ Dome Hagley Park (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Speed Dancing 2010 & 2011 in Hagley Park (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Love in the Lanes Valentines Event 2010 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Patio Latino Latin dance Event 2010 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Lincoln University 2009 - 2011 (CHCH)
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Salsa Showcase in Blenheim 2008 & 2009
salsa timing cd Latin Dance Festival 2009
salsa timing cd Christchurch Casino 2008 & 2009 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Salsa Latina 2009-present (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Danza Latina 2004-2009 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Street Latin 2002-2004 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Wanganui Latin Explosion Event 2005 (Wanganui)
salsa timing cd Salsa Groove NY Event 2005 (Nelson & Blenhiem)
salsa timing cd Club Latin Dance Event 2007 (Auckland)
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Judging
salsa timing cd New Zealand Salsa Competition 2005.
salsa timing cd New Zealand National Salsa Competition 2009 & 2010
..recently stopped to compete instead.
Dance Training
Linear - NY/LA Salsa & Cha Dance Training

Dance Instructors learnt from; Yamulee Dance Company (New York), Oliver Pineda & Luda (Aust, Latin Motion), Fernando Sosa & Tropical Gem Crew (Italy), Juan Matos & Amneriz Martinez (NY & Puerto Rico), Adrián & Anita (Uruguay - Brazil), Marco (Italy) & Natalia (Mexico), Zee (Singapore), Fabián & Esther (Spain), Zaragoza & Zarautz, Ye Mambo (Spain), Zulmara & Paco (USA/Mex), David & Paulina (Mexico), Liz Lira (USA), Serena Cuevas (USA), Ana & Joel (Boston, USA), Edwin Rivera (USA-NY/Puerto Rico), Alex & Chi (USA), Simone & Serena (Italy), Johnny Vasquez & Lilliana (LA,USA), Adolfo & Carla & His Latin Soul Dancers (USA-NY/Italy), Magna Gopal (USA), Troy & Jorjet (USA), Chiquito & Alice (Dominican Republic/Italy), Vito & Stephania (Italy), Mouaze & Fanny (France), Jamie Jesus, Lil Liz, Amy, Allan (Aust, LDA), Super Mario (UK) Susanna Montero (UK), Junior & Emily (USA), David Paris (USA), Edie “The Salsa Freak” (USA), Al “Liquidsilver” Espinoza (USA), Mariano (USA), Victor & Burju (USA), Joel & Betsy (Peru), Natalie Zellar & Nathan (Aust), Sharon Pakir & Zee (Aust), Kevin & Chelsea (Aust), Oren & Pascale (Aust), Fernando & Becky (Aust), Elli & Carlos (Aust), Nestor (Aust), Mary & Neil (Aust), Gino (Peru), Csaba & Vali (Aust, Latin Motion) Nestor & Josie (Aust), Giancarlo & Marsha (NZ/Aust), Roberto & Jenna (Aust) & many many more.
Circular - Cuban/Miami Salsa Dance Training
Vivio & Gredis (Cuba/NZ), Andrew Robertson(NZ/Aust), Ricardo & Viviana (Colombia), Jen (USA), Orod & Dessie (UK), Angela & Dave, Zane Powel (NZ), performers/teachers from 'Lady Salsa Show Cuba' in 2002 & many more.
Samba No Pe & Samba Axé Dance training:
Albena (Brazil), Claudrado (Brazil/NZ), Amy (Aust, LDA) Andrew Robertson (NZ/Aust), Paul & Lynda (Latin Fever NZ) Zane Powell (NZ), Angela Douglas (Street Latin NZ) & many more.
Bachata Dance Training:
Carlos Cinta (USA), Juan and Samantha (NSW), Nestor (Aust), Giancarlo & Marsha (NZ/Aust), Jamie Jesus, Lil Liz, Amy (Aust, LDA) Csaba & Vali (Aust, Latin Motion), Moro & Alegria (Aust), Oren & Pascale (Aust), Gino (Peru/NZ), & many more.
Zouk & Lambada Dance Training:
Larissa & Kadu (Aust/Brazil), Jamie Jesus, Lil Liz, Amy (Aust, LDA) Csaba & Vali (Aust, Latin Motion) Mafie Zouker & Yasmin (Brazil), Andrew Robertson (NZ/Aust), Paul & Lynda (Latin Fever NZ) & many more.
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Salsa Dance Competiton Experience:
salsa timing cd New Zealand Salsa Championships 2013 (Choreographer)
* 1st in Salsa Teams Category
salsa timing cd South Island Salsa Competition 2013 (Choreographer)
* 1st in Salsa Teams Category
salsa timing cd New Zealand Salsa Championships in Auckland...
* 1st in Profressional Section 2012 w/Marcela
salsa timing cd New Zealand Salsa Competition 2012 (Choreographer)
* 2nd in Salsa Teams Category
salsa timing cd South Island Salsa Competition 2012 (Choreographer)
* 1st in Salsa Teams Category
salsa timing cd New Zealand Salsa Championships in Auckland...
* 2nd in Professional Section 2011 w/Marcela
salsa timing cd South Island Salsa Comps.....
* 1st in professional section 2011 w/ Marcela
salsa timing cd SI Salsa Competition 2nd Salsa team section 2011
salsa timing cd NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2009 Team Salsa Sabrosa
* Selected to Represent New Zealand in Sydney Congress
salsa timing cd SI Salsa Competition 2nd South Island team section 2008
salsa timing cd NZ National Salsa Comps Auckland.....
* 2nd in Professional Section 2007 w/ Vikki
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South Island Salsa Comps.....
* 1st in professional section 2007 w/ Vikki
and many more...
Latin Dance Performance Experience:
salsa timing cd Bay Salsa Festival 2008, 2011 (Tauranga)
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NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2011
salsa timing cd Sydney Salsa Congress 2010 (Friday w/ Team Salsa Sabrosa)
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Christmas Salsa Ball 2010 w/ Marcela
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Salsa Showcase in Blenheim 2009
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Various Salsa Night Fever performances 2007-2013
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Latin Dance Festival Christchurch 2009
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NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2008 w/ Vikki (Wtgn)
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CTV Good Living Programme 2008 w/ Vikki
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Latin Dance Festival Christchurch 2008 w/ Vikki
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Latin Dance Corporate Event 2008 w/ Vikki
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Danza Latin Fiesta at the Garage 2008 w/ Vikki
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Salsa Showcase in Blenheim Aug 2007 - Performed w/ Vikki
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SI Salsa Comps performance SOS 2006
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Christchurch Casino, top100 w/ Fei 2006
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Jambalaya (Salsa SOS Crew) 2006
salsa timing cd Mexican Cafe w/Fei 2005-2007
salsa timing cd Wanganui Latin Explosion (Salsa) w/ Fei 2005
salsa timing cd Lyn Woods Fashion show w/ Fei 2005
salsa timing cd Festival of Flowers CHCH SQ 2005 w/ Ommy
salsa timing cd Havelock Festival (Axe & Salsa) 2005 Solo & w/ Ommy
salsa timing cd Tall Blacks games, Westpac Centre (Axé) 2004
salsa timing cd Womens Expo's (Salsa & Axé) 2001-2004 Solo & w/ Jodie
salsa timing cd The Loaded Hog - Regularly, Solo & w/Jodie
..(Samba, Axe & Salsa) 2001-2005
salsa timing cd Warners, Baileys w/ Jodie 2002-2004
salsa timing cd Christchurch Christmas Parade 2001-04 Solo & w/ Jodie
salsa timing cd Various Wedding performances Solo & w/ Jodie (Salsa)
salsa timing cd Jose Feliciano concert (town hall) 2003
salsa timing cd Civic Theatre Latin Show (Salsa) 2001
salsa timing cd Numerous Corporate functions
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Event Organisation & DJing
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Salsa Nights @ Mashina Lounge 2013-2014
salsa timing cd Salsa On Thursdays @ Revival Bar 2013
salsa timing cd Salsa Irishman @ The Irishman 2013
salsa timing cd Salsa On Thursdays @ Salsa Latina 2010-2013
salsa timing cd Salsa Night Fever with performances 2008-2013
salsa timing cd Christmas Salsa Ball 2008, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Hanmer Salsa Fest 2005, 06, 07 08, 09 10, 11, 12 & 2013
salsa timing cd Mexican Cafe Salsa Spectacular 2004-2007 Every Month (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Loaded Hog / Next Door 2003-2009 Every Thursday (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Christchurch Casino on Wednesdays 2008 & 2009 (Chch)
salsa timing cd Twisted Hop Salsa Nights during 2010 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Zymergy Bar 2007-2010 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Lyme Bar 2007 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd The Garage Bar 2008-9 (CHCH)
and many more...
Latin/Salsa DJ'ing at Large Events
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NZ Pacific Salsa Congress 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (Wtgn)
salsa timing cd Tercer Tiempo 2011 @ Dome Hagley Park (CHCH)
salsa timing cd LA Salsa Unplugged 2011 (CHCH)
salsa timing cd Viva Christmas Party 2010 (AK)
salsa timing cd Salsa Showcase in Blenheim 2008 & 2009
salsa timing cd Bay Salsa Festival 2008, 2009, 2010 (Tauranga)
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Safari Lounge Salsa Night with Latinissimo May & Aug 2008 (AK)
salsa timing cd Wanganui Latin Explosion 2005 (Wanganui)
salsa timing cd Club Latin Parties 2006 & 2007 (AK)
salsa timing cd Dance Scene Salsa Parties 2005-2006 (Chch)
salsa timing cd Oliver Pineda Tour - Salsa Party 2005 (Chch)
salsa timing cd Kantuta Latin Band Salsa Event 2004 (Chch)
and many more...
Music Editing
salsa timing cd Edited & organised music for NZ Salsa Nationals 2009 & 2010
salsa timing cd Created Salsa Timing Music CD 2007
salsa timing cd Edited Competition Music for many performers
Salsa dance Classes & Events
Fitness Training (REP's - Registered Excercise Professional)
salsa timing cd REP's Qualified Personal Fitness Trainer 2010
salsa timing cd REP's Qualified Gym Trainer 2010
salsa timing cd First Aid Certificate 2010
- Group Exercise
- Personal Training Certified
- Nutrition
- Injury Management
- Programming for Special Populations
- Sports Training
 
 
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