Lee & Kat Biographies
Lee “El Gringuito” & Kat “La Gata” are one of the most powerful Bachata & Latin dance couples on the planet! Ranked 3rd as the most influential Bachateros in the world by DancePlanet, they have taught, performed, and produced events in over 800 plus cities where they have taught over 250,000 College students and attendees to dance Bachata, Salsa, and Merengue across all 50 States and 15 countries. Known as the creators of the Bachata movement in Washington DC, they have started over 40 Latin nights over the past fourteen years. They have also brought Bachata to many rural cities in the United States spreading the love of the dance & culture. They are the founders of the biggest Bachata festival in the World, the DC Bachata Congress, DCBX, the current 5x Latin Dance Event of the year. They host incredible weekly monthly events in the DC area. The event boasts over 7000 plus attendees from 50 States & 36 countries. They are truly Entertainment Entrepreneurs with major events like DCBX Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve in NYC, Miami & DC.
The Caliente Multi-Media History of Latin Dance & Pop Culture (45-60 minutes)
Students will enter the lecture hall to some incredible LATIN BEATS setting the tone for the lecture. Lee “El Gringuito” will discuss (through music, video, and dance) the evolution of Latin Dance & it’s influence on the USA & the World! Get ready for an interactive fun lecture that will have your students moving in their seats.
Dancing through life on your own terms! (45-60 minutes)
Lee & Kat live their passion as professional LATIN dancers and event producers. As seen in over 800 + cities world wide, this lecture will discuss their journey as a husband and wife team who have created a Latin Dance & Diversity empire.
Bachata Styles Past & Present with Salsa Magic (60 minutes)
In this dance workshop Lee & Kat teach the three most popular styles of bachata danced across the world: Authentic, Sensual, and Urban/Modern. Get ready to learn how to differentiate the styles and know what moves to use on the dance floor!
Latin Dance Crash Course with Salsa Magic (60 minutes)
In this dance workshop Lee and Kat of Salsa Magic teach advance techniques in Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.
Tricks, Dips & Moves with Salsa Magic (60 minutes)
Have a dance team on campus or Latin Student Association looking for fun moves to add to their dance performances? Look no further. Lee & Kat of Salsa Magic will teach them incredible moves to add to a routine or help add to a dance routine they already have created.