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Edwin Ferreras

International Ambassador of Dominican Arts, Edwin Ferreras is a Dominican-born dancer, scholar, and educator of the arts, based in New York City. Edwin provides his students with an exceptional in-depth music and dance experience, and is widely popular for his innovative methods of teaching connection, musicality, history, cultural idioms, footwork and social dance skills. He has traveled around the world including; Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, and throughout the United States, encouraging his students to express themselves in their own unique way.
Edwin works with multitalented singer, actor, and dancer, Dakota Romero, who is a vital counterpart to his work in the Latin dance community. Dakota grew up in Los Angeles and began her dance career at the age of 10. She has trained in ballet, hip hop, and flamenco, but Latin dance has always been her passion. Together, Edwin and Dakota teach and perform, both at home in New York, and across the globe, captivating the world of dance.


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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