Juan Cruz, Dance Instructor
Juan Cruz is a bicoastal teaching artist from Philadelphia to Los Angeles.
Raised in North Philadelphia, Juan began dancing at the age of 12 with Brian Fortuna’s Ritmo Latino Dancers.
He began to teach in his community and perform throughout Philadelphia after years of training in many dance genres and with profound expertise in salsa.
In 2015, Juan leaped from his hometown and moved to Los Angeles, California, to continue his career and dreams.
He has since continued his training at prestigious facilities such as the Millennium Dance Academy, International Dance Academy, Debbie Reynolds Studios, and the Play House.
When Juan joined Dance Engagements for Cali Dance Camp 2016, he became one of many instant favorites. Everyone loves the Salsa class! Awarded the 2016/2019 “Outstanding Instructor” at Cali Dance Camp. Juan has shown passion and leadership by leading several projects and helping us continue our mission, an important contribution to the organization.