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Wil Nieves, Nieves Latin Dance Studio, New York

Wil is owner and founder of Nieves Latin Dance Studio. He is of Puerto Rican descent and was born and raised in Brooklyn, surrounded by music. He inherited a passion for salsa music that has been in his family for generations. “My parents are the biggest factor in why I enjoy dance and music so much,” he says.

Wil has a degree in Business Management and has been teaching professionally for over 5 years. He has performed in numerous salsa congresses as well as in charitable events.

At Nieves Latin Dance Studio, Wil offers his teaching expertise and knowledge of Latin music, dance and culture to the students. “Our goal is to create a fun and friendly environment for students who want to learn to dance salsa,” says Wil.

Nieves Latin Dance Studio was created under Wil’s direction and offers high quality salsa classes at the most affordable rate in New York City. He currently has two studio locations in Brooklyn and the Bronx.



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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