About Ximena Torres
Ximena Torres is a professional dancer from Trujillo, Peru. Her family has always been surrounded by and involved in dance as her Grandmother was a ballerina and her Mother and Aunt were raised listening to salsa and dancing Marinera, a traditional cultural dance.
Ximena's dance journey began with ballet at the age of three, competing Nationally at the age of twelve and being invited to join a Pre-Professional Ballet Dance Company at the Loudon School of Ballet at the age of fourteen where she danced in the Nutcracker and Swan Lake.
Ximena's journey into the Latin dance world started In March of 2016 as she started taking group classes and participating in local area socials - growing from attending the classes, to teaching the classes. In January of 2018, Ximena joined the Ferocity Dance Company as a professional dancer and has since assisted Kat Arias in various local and National events. She has performed and competed at a variety of events and competitions and has won one World Championship title with the Ferocity Professional Co-Ed team (Professional Bachata, Non-Cabaret) and One World Championship title with the Professional Ladies team (Professional Ladies Bachata, Non-Cabaret.) She is currently one of the principal dancers and the Assistant Manager at the Ferocity Dance Company. In the Spring of 2019, Ximena entered into an official partnership with Vladi Aragon (more information below.)
Ximena hopes to instill a sense of love and passion for dance in her students, also letting them know that it is never too late to pursue a dream.
Ximena is Available For:
Social Dance Demos
About Vladi & Ximena
Vladi & Ximena are an official dance partnership and are professional Bachata dancers specializing in Sensual Bachata. They teach and perform at local and National Congresses, events and socials, bringing their playful flair and technique heavy classes to everyone they meet. Vladi is also the co-organizer of the NJ Bachata Festival and the Viva La Bachata weekender. If you're interested in booking Vladi & Ximena, please contact Ximena directly by sending an e-mail here.
"Give a girl the right shoes,
and she can conquer the world."
- Marilyn Monroe
Assistant Manager & Professional Dancer
at Ferocity Dance Company
2018 Ultimate Latin Dance Championship
1st Place Professional Bachata Team (Ferocity)
2018 World Latin Dance Cup
1st Place Professional Bachata Team - Non Cabaret (Ferocity)
1st Place Professional Ladies Bachata Team - Non Cabaret (Ferocity)
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