Professional dance reality shows like Dancing With the Stars are inspiring housewives and couples around the world to learn Latin dance as a hobby, exercise program or fun activity to do with their spouse. Needless to say, love and appreciation for Latin dance has become mainstream over the last few years. Instructional dance production company, Tezoro Productions LIVE, has caught on to this consumer trend and recently released a five-part DVD and online video Latin Dance series with esteemed talented Film and Broadway star, Luis Salgado.
Founded by Michèle Assaf, Internationally-recognized Producer/Director - Choreographer, Tezoro Productions delivers the dance industry's top choreographers and hottest moves to novice and professional dancers across the world through various mediums. With the most comprehensive portfolio of instructional dance content in the business, Tezoro's 44 titles across various dance styles are available in DVDs, downloadable videos, online on-demand classes, school classrooms and mobile applications for audiences worldwide. The new Latin dance series, featuring the Plena, Merengue, Cha-Cha Mambo, Salsa and Carnival styles is the perfect addition to Tezoro's product offerings to dancers of all skill levels.
"I am honored to be a part of The Tezoro Productions LIVE line of Latin Dance Videos," said Luis Salgado, Latin dancer/choreographer and instructor of Tezoro's Latin Dance Series. "Here we get to fuse traditional Latin techniques with a strong Jazz foundation. I call it Latin-Fusion and we have rooted it in a very educational approach! This DVD will open new understanding to the most skilled Latin dancer, it will give versatility to lovers of other styles while offering basic fundamental Latin moves for those new to the Latin Dance genre." Mr. Salgado has performed in several award-winning Broadway and Film productions including In The Heights, The Mambo Kings, Fame on 42nd Street, Aida, Step Up 2 The Streets, Dirty Dancing 2, Enchanted, Across the Universe, American Gangster and The Great Observer.
"We are very excited about expanding into the Latin dance genre," said Michèle Assaf, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tezoro Productions. "The high-energy instruction led by Luis will help the novice and professional dancer alike with coordination, cardio, strength and flexibility while gaining a well-rounded understanding of various Latin dance styles."
Customers can access Tezoro's Latin Dance Series in DVD form for $39.95 each or through on-demand, online video as low as $15.95 through streaming or download. The wide skill range of Latin dance exercises are tailored to meet the needs of trained dancers, dance teachers, moms and even kids! Professional dancers can use the Latin Dance Series to expand their repertoire, couples can learn Latin dance together to spice up "date night", or families can exercise with a Latin flare. The Tezoro Latin Dance Series is really meant for everyone!
All Tezoro DVDs and on-demand videos are available at www.liveatbroadwaydancecenter.com. Whether you prefer traditional DVDs or the flexibility of new on-demand options, you will find the perfect dance instruction and exercise for you and your family at Tezoro Productions.
About Luis Salgado
Luis played "Jose" and served as Latin Assistant Choreographer of the Broadway Musical "In The Heights - BEST MUSICAL 2008 at the Tony Awards. He is currently performing on Broadway as "Malik" in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown." Other shows include The Mambo Kings, Fame on 42nd Street and Aida. Film Credits include: Step Up 2 The Streets (Alejandro). Dirty Dancing 2 (Diego Luna's Dance Double), Enchanted, Across the Universe, American Gangster and The Great Observer. Luis has assisted choreographer Maria Torres in the film Enchanted and Jamal Sims in Step Up 2 the Streets. Luis is the director of R.Evolucion Latina - DARE TO GO BEYOND!, an artistic movement that celebrates the lives, careers, triumphs and existence of all Latino artists in and out of the New York Performing Art Community. For more on Luis visit: www.luissalgado.com.