Irene Miguel is a leading choreographer, performer and teacher with a background in Salsa, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Yoga and Pilates. With 25 years of experience in dance and fitness she has developed her own training systems: “Danzalifestyle systems, the world’s first holistic approach to Salsa and Mambo” the systems include emphasis on musicality, improvisation, posture, breathing, flexibility and safety. She was the first international teacher to teach performance courses specially designed for congresses, giving the students the opportunity to perform alongside their favourite salsa stars!
This year Irene launched IMA Irene Miguel Academy, a unique concept in dance learning, with 3 specialist Tracks for Social Dancers, Artists and Teachers. Based on individual coaching and group classes, Irene and her team help each student achieve their dreams
Irene has been travelling around the world teaching and performing for 25 years and has partnered dancers such as Seon Stylist, Angel Ortis, Edgard Del Rosario, Leon Rose, Laith Sami, Frank Santos and Tamambo amongst others. During Irene’s time teaching abroad, she has visited many cities within the UK, US, Holland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Turkey, China, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Argentina and Brazil to name a few! She is continuing to spread the Latin Dance movement across the world and plans to visit many more places.Irene’s main teacher and inspiration is Eddie Torres with whom she has been studying since 1999. She has also learned from Nelson Flores, Stracy Diaz, Frankie Martinez, Melissa Rosado amongst others. She continues to study both dance and music with these teachers and many others. Irene firmly believes that we should never stop learning and encourages her students to do the same.