image2Eddie Torres "The Mambo King", New York

Eddie Torres is one of the founding fathers of NY Style Salsa that brought Salsa dancing into popularity in United States since 1970's.  
Known as "The Mambo King", Eddie has been dancing and teaching salsa for over four decades.  He has trained thousands of dancers, including some of the most important dancers and instructors all over the world.  Through his dance school, he has taught thousands of people how to dance salsa in his own distinctive style.  
Eddie's accomplishments include his many collaborations with the Tito Puente Orchestra, choreographing music videos for artists like Ruben Blades, Orquesta de la Luz, Tito Nieves, José Alberto El Canario,David Byrne, founding a dance company, dancing for the President George Bush , performing at Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater, Madison Square Garden.






The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 18th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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