Juan and Mercedes

Juan is a pioneer in the Bachata movement in the world and Australia, recognized as one of the top Bachata influencers in the world!

Mercedes is one of Australia newest and freshest talent! Having won all of the amateur and 2 open divisions she entered and competed in, Mercedes now specialises in teaching bachata, salsa on1 and on2 and lady’s styling. She recently choreographed a lyrical contemporary team routine which had the crowd left in AWE! She has been part of top dance teams and has taught in several schools in Australia, and since 2017 she has been an important member of  Tropical Soul Dance Studio.

Juan started working with Mercedes in 2017, and in just few months, they were crowned AUSTRALIA BACHATA CHAMPIONS! Their winning freestyle impressed not only the community in Australia but the community worldwide!

Juan and Mercedes focus on Bachata that is sociable leadable on the dance floor! They mix Bachata Moderna, with Sensual Bachata and Dominican Bachata as well.

You can find Juan and Mercedes teaching Bachata classes at Tropical Soul Dance Studio