Sebastian Vera – Originally from Chile, director of ALD (Aotearoa Latin Dance) Based in Auckland
He has represented NZ on the world stage in competing and teaching.
Here are a few awards accomplished over the 15 years of experience in the Latin Dance scene
• 1st place professional Salsa ON1 at the Chile Salsa Congress 2017
• 1st place professional Bachata Cabaret at the World Salsa Solo in Brisbane 2017
• 2nd place amateur Salsa ON1 at the World Latin Dance Cup in Miami, USA 2016
• 1st place professional Salsa and Bachata at the NZ championships 2019
Alongside this he has been performing and teaching at many prestigious Latin festivals around the world which include: Top Bachata in Barcelona, Bachata Masters in France, Salsa Spring in Greece, Salsa Bangkok Fiesta in Thailand, World Bachata Festival in Malaysia, the Singapore Latin Extravagance and Melbourne Latin festival