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๐Ÿ”ฅ We’re excited to have you join us as we strive to revolutionize the salsa and bachata community and industry. ๐Ÿ‘Šย  At Alma Latina, we value technique, artistry, and discipline above fame, natural talent, and ego-driven attitudes. ๐Ÿฅ‡ Our goal is to provide our dancers with an empowering training experience that helps them develop pride in their skills and knowledge.

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ COUPLES ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ
There will be three levels of Co-Ed bachata teams. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ If you are auditioning for the advanced team, there will be a separate audition (free of charge) after you pass the one for the intermediate team. Your second audition will be covered by the payment you made at the first audition.

๐Ÿ“ In order to apply, couples must audition as a couple, attend all training sessions, provide feedback, and submit video submissions as a couple. When one member of a couple is at a lower level than the other, the pair will be placed on the team with their lower level dancer. Re-auditioning for the higher level will be possible in 3 months, depending on what Directors Luis Mujica and Gabriela Equiz decide. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ



๐Ÿ’ช We’re confident that being a part of Alma Latina will be a rewarding and enriching experience for you. ๐Ÿ’– We look forward to working with you and helping you grow as a dancer. ๐Ÿ†

๐Ÿ”ฅ Nos emociona que te unas en nuestro esfuerzo por revolucionar la comunidad y la industria de la salsa y la bachata. ๐Ÿ‘Šย  En Alma Latina valoramos la tรฉcnica, el arte y la disciplina por encima de la fama, el talento natural y las actitudes impulsadas por el ego. ๐Ÿฅ‡ย  Nuestro objetivo es proporcionar a nuestros bailarines una experiencia de entrenamiento con empoderamiento, que les ayuda a desarrollar orgullo en sus habilidades y conocimientos.

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ PAREJAS ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ
Habrรก tres niveles de equipos mixtos de bachata. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ Si te presentas a la audiciรณn para el equipo avanzado, habrรก una audiciรณn aparte (gratuita) despuรฉs de que pases la del equipo intermedio. Tu segunda audiciรณn se cubrirรก con el pago que hiciste en la primera audiciรณn.

๐Ÿ“ Para postularse, las parejas deben audicionar como pareja, asistir a todas las sesiones de entrenamiento, proporcionar comentarios y enviar videos como pareja. Cuando un miembro de una pareja estรฉ en un nivel inferior al otro, la pareja se colocarรก en el equipo con su bailarรญn de nivel inferior. La reaudiciรณn para el nivel superior serรก posible en 3 meses, dependiendo de lo que decidan los Directores Luis Mujica y Gabriela Equiz. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ



๐Ÿ’ช Estamos seguros de que formar parte de Alma Latina serรก una experiencia gratificante y enriquecedora para ti. ๐Ÿ’– Esperamos trabajar contigo y ayudarte a crecer como bailarรญn. ๐Ÿ†


Frequently Asked

We wanted to make it easier for you to find the answers to your questions, so we’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions ๐Ÿ”. We’re here to help though, so if there’s something else you’re curious about or would like more information on, please don’t hesitate to write to us here: ๐Ÿ“ฉ. We’d be happy to answer it and include it in this section for the benefit of others who might have the same question. Thank you for helping us build this resource!๐Ÿค—

These are some perks and benefits of being part of Alma Latina Teams:ย 

๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿป Constant training, discipline, support, and transformation.

โฐ A minimum of 6 hours of training and work per week.

๐Ÿ‘จ Access to a portal on our website and app with detailed videos on your choreography and a space to upload your homework.

๐Ÿ’ป Digital community with other members of your team from around the world.

๐ŸŽซ 20% discount on all Dance Drills classes, including your mandatory technique class.

๐Ÿ’ฐ 10% discount on private lessons or hiring any of your team directors for your event.

๐ŸŒŽ Special discounts on local, national, and international events.

Our season will last six months, and it will be packed full of fun and learning. ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜Š

We’ll spend the first two months learning the routine ๐Ÿค”, then the next month doing some cleaning and making adjustments ๐Ÿงน. We’ll spend another month creating formation plans ๐Ÿ“, and the remaining two months performing and cleaning or tweaking after each show. ๐ŸŽญ

Throughout this time, we’ll need to attend tech training and feedback sessions ๐Ÿค“ and do our rehearsals ๐Ÿ’ƒ, so let’s make sure to stay on top of that and make the most of this experience! ๐Ÿคฉ

Your weeks will look something like this:

๐Ÿ’ƒ Weekly 90-120 minute meetings with Director Gabriela Equiz for technique class.

๐Ÿ“น Spend a minimum of 2 hours per week rehearsing from the videos. (Optional weekly live classes will be available where you can go over the routine and rehearse with members of your team from all around the world).

๐ŸŽฌ Weekly 2 hour feedback and review session with Directors Luis Mujica and Gabriela Equiz.

๐ŸŽญ A minimum of 6 performances per season. Opportunities to perform with your worldwide team or as a solo artist at local, national, or international festivals will be provided.

You will have optional and mandatory classes.

๐Ÿ“† Class Schedule: (Pacific Time)ย 


๐Ÿ’ป Live Rehearsals:ย  (All will be streamed Iive and recorded for you to practice on your own time)ย 

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป Co-Ed Teams : ๐Ÿ•• Mondays 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.ย 

๐Ÿ‘ฏ Ladies Teams:ย  ๐Ÿ••Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Spanish spoken teams: ๐Ÿ•• Saturdays 1:00 to 5:00 pm Order to be confirmed.ย 


๐Ÿฉฐ Technique class with Gaby : ๐Ÿ••Saturdays 10:00 to 11:30 amย 

โœ… Feedback Session with Luis and Gaby ๐Ÿ•• Sundays 10:00 to 12:00ย 

In case you canโ€™t attend class, video submission will be equivalent to attendance. ๐Ÿ“ฝ

Yes and no. ๐Ÿ˜‰

๐Ÿ—ฃ We want to make sure that our performances are the best they can be, so before you hit the stage at any local events or join the team for national or international events, we’ll need you to get the green light from Directors Luis and Gabriela. โœ… They’ll be able to let you know if you’re ready to take the next step and shine on stage. โœจ

Also, in order to maintain high standard of performance, it’s crucial to attend regularly at trainings and feedback and rehearsal sessions, aiming for a 85% attendance or above. ๐Ÿš€

If you wish to perform with the team at a national or international event, you’ll need to reserve your spot at least two months in advance to allow us to incorporate you into the formation and choreography. ๐ŸŒŸ

Sure thing! ๐ŸŒŸ Alma Latina Team choreographies are designed to be flexible and work for larger groups. ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ

Our new weekly check-ins will make everything run smoothly and help keep stress levels low. ๐Ÿ™Œ Plus, it’s a great way to make sure that all of our approved dancers, no matter where they’re from, are on the same page when it comes to performing the same choreography at events. โœ… It’s all about staying organized and making sure everyone’s on the same team! ๐Ÿค

Monthly Fees:

๐Ÿ‘ซ Couples: $150 per couple (Payment is submitted per couple)

๐Ÿ’ฐ Fees for participation on the team will be due at the beginning of each month. A 5% late fee will be applied after the 5th of the month.

Mandatory technique class is $29.99 a month, but if you’re a member of Alma Latina Teams, you’re in luck! โœจ We are offering you a 20% discount off your technique class payment! That brings your total down to a super affordable $24 a month. ๐Ÿ‘Œ And if you’re really looking to save, ask Gabriela about our technique class scholarships which you can earn in exchange for work! ๐Ÿ’ฐ

๐Ÿ‘• Uniforms

You’ll be required to wear a uniform in all of your submitted videos and live classes. You’ll be able to purchase our uniform on our website and it will be shipped to your home. ๐Ÿ“ฆ

  • $18 per person

๐Ÿ‘— Costumes

Your individual costume will be sent to your home, and your measurements will be taken at the beginning of the season. Partial payment will be collected in the middle of the first month, the rest in the middle of the third month before shipping. ๐Ÿ’ฐ

  • $135
  • Payable in two installments

Payments for the season can be made conveniently through our platform using a debit or credit card, with six equal installments collected. ๐Ÿ’ณ If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. ๐Ÿ“ฒ