About Carlos and Azucena, Directors and Founders of Jazzy Dance Company
Azucena and Carlos, Directors of Jazzy Dance CompanyCarlos and Azucena have made a name in the International Salsa Scena as performers, instructors and competitors. They have won several titles including  4-time Texas Salsa Open Champions, 3rd place at the 2008 World Salsa Championships in the team division, and finalists at the 2005 World Salsa Championships. They have also been featured in ESPN, The Cristina Show (Univision), American Latino TV, and "Que Pasa Austin", among others. Born and raised in Mexico, they are both Software Engineers and teach Salsa in their hometown Austin, TX.

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  • 3rd place at the World Salsa Open in the Team Division, Puerto Rico 2008
  • 6th place at the 2005 World Salsa Championship, on2 division
  • 2006 and 2005 Texas Salsa Open Professional Champions 
  • 2005 San Francisco Bay Area sub-champions
  • Featured in ESPN International, The Cristina Show, Que Pasa (Univision), Fox 7 News, American Latino TV , Escandalo Latino and TV Azteca
  • Founders of Jazzy Dance Company, the 1st professional Salsa dance company in Austin, TX
  • Creators of Salsa Grooves, an innovative Salsa Software that simplifies teaching and learning timing and musicality
  • Software Engineers; fluent in English, Spanish and French


Click here to read more about Salsa Grooves Salsa Grooves . Salsa Software that breaks down Salsa Music to its simplest. Designed to improve Timing and Musicality.

Click here to read more about this DVD Intermediate/Advanced Turn Patterns DVD. Includes demonstrations in the 2 most popular Salsa dance styles: On1 and On2.

Click here to read more about our Online Instructional Salsa Videos Online Instructional Salsa Videos. Learn Salsa Online Anytime, Anywhere with Carlos and Azucena!

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In the Press

Azucena Featured on American Latino TV. Episode Summary: Groove with Azucena Perez, a sexy Salsa pro who's bringing the sultry dance to the digital world.

From Software to Salsa. Azucena featured in Yahoo Health: Inspirational Stories for Women. Interview by Capessa, a powerful group that helps women achieve ever greater success and happiness in life.

Carlos and Azucena at the Cristina Show. Carlos and Azucena were invited to dance at the Cristina show.

Carlos and Azucena at Fox 7 News. Watch Carlos and Azucena interview after winning the 2005 Texas Salsa Open for the 1st time.

From Engineer to Professional Salsa Dancer. Azucena featured in Ahora Sí Magazine. Click here to read the English translation.


It is Never too late to be what you might have been. By Azucena Perez

Why dancers struggle with timing and musicality and what you can do about it. By Carlos Leon and Azucena Perez

Fine-tune your ears and feel more connected to the music! By Carlos Leon

Social Dancing as Practice. By Azucena Perez

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