Rafael, aka “Rafael Salsero,” is from Colombia and started dancing Colombian Folklore and Ethno Modern dance at the age of 16. Rafael continued his classical training until he moved to the United States in 1994. After arriving in the U.S. Rafael started teaching; bringing his unique Colombian dance style to the Colorado scene. Since then Rafael has performed at major international Salsa Congresses, hosted numerous dance events for corporations, founded the performance team “Salsa Caliente” and coached some of the state’s best couples. Rafael is constantly trying to promote and improve the Salsa scene in Colorado. He teaches at La Rumba and has helped make them one of the hottest places in the region for salsa dancing.
Rafa also serves on the Salsa Central Denver Board of Directors as Vice President