Pablo Pérez started dancing bachata in 2010 with Korke Escalona and Judith
Cordero pioneers and precursors worldwide this style,(Bachata Sensual) and
thank to his latin roots he started dancing colombian folkclore himself
while developing skills in the Dominican bachata with renowned
professionals. In 2012 gets his first place in the national championship
"Bachatart Spain Edition" with his previous partner. Later he continues his
training with international mambo dancers like Eddie Torres, Juan Pachanga
Matos or Adolfo Indacoechea among others. In May 2014 he reached the first
place at the "Footwork World Championship" competition - FWC in the
category of groups held in Badajoz (Spain).
Raquel de Castro starts their training in several disciplines from contemporary and jazz, to urban styles in his hometown Salamanca. But it was not until 2012 when she joined Adrian and Anita Salsa Company - World Salsa Champions - in Valladolid and began her career in Latin rhythms. At the same time, among several local dancers, she founded her own team "Fusion Latina Salamanca" getting crowned champions of "Spain Bachata Masters Teams" for two consecutive years and qualified for the international competition "World Bachata Masters" in which they obtained a third and a second place in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
Pablo Pérez & Raquel de Castro met as a couple in June 2014, since then, they have achieved great results in national and international competitions as 1st place at International Bachata Stars 2016, national Bachata Stars 2016 and International Bachatart Fusion 2015 among others since 2014 qualifying for World Bachata Masters in their first year dancing together.
Recently they reached 3rd place at World Bachata Masters 2017, one of the most prestigious bachata couples competition around the world.
Nowadays they travel worldwide teaching and sharing their style ‘SMOOTH BACHATA’ giving a different perspective of the current bachata background.
Artists - Copenhagen Salsa Festival
- DOMINICAN BACHATA
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
- LA STYLE ON 1
- NY STYLE ON 2
- SALSA CUBANA
- SALSA ON 1