Born & raised in the Dominican Republic. She has been involved in the performing arts since 2001, she has danced professionally for artist such as Frank Reyes, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Gran Combo, Yoskar Sarante, also has performed for countless privates and public events in USA and other countries. Yaya has been teaching for over 10 years.
Co-Director / Instructor
Born in Peru; she grew up around a family of dancers and musicians. She has been training, dancing and performing professionally since 2006. She has danced amounts professional artist, such as, Victor Manuel, Alex Deras, El Gran Combo, also has danced countless private and public events in USA and other countries. She has been teaching for over 8 years.
Bachata & L1 Salsa
Board of Directors
Bachata & Salsa Instructor
CLDA was founded in 2011,when our founder/director, Yaya,with years of experience as a dancer/choreographer was invited to create a few folkloric dances for community organizations, churches, & non-profit organizations. This experience and necessity in her comunity motivated her, with the assistance of her board of directors, to fund what today is CLDA.
CLDA fue formada en el año 2011, cuando nuestra fundadora, Yaya, con varios años de experiencia como bailarina/coreógrafa fue invitada a formar algunas danzas folkloricas para organizaciones comunitarias, iglesias y asociaciones sin fines de lucro. Esta experiencia y necesidad comunitaria motivo a su fundadora, con asistencia de su junta directiva, a formar lo que hoy es CLDA.
En el momento somos una organización sin fines de lucro reconocida por el gobierno federal.