Meet Our Team

What began with Patrick & Scarlet's love of Salsa and desire to share, has evolved into a fun, award winning, passionate and welcoming community of dancers and instructors.

PATRICK MORIARITY

DIRECTOR / INSTRUCTOR

FROM:  

Vancouver, Canada

FAVOURITE COLOUR:  

Blue

EXPERIENCE:  

18 years of Salsa 

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

3X Professional Canadian Salsa Champion

US Open Salsa Champion

2nd Place World Salsa Summit

Coach to numerous World & National Champions.

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Cuddling my daughter & wife.

GO - TO SALSA SONG:  

Confio en ti, Paulo FG

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00:00 / 05:13

FROM:  

Acapulco, Mexico

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Purple

EXPERIENCE:  

18 years of Salsa 

Several years of Mexican Folklore

Competitive cheerleading

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2018 Professional World Salsa Champion

3x Canadian Professional Salsa Champion

Coach to numerous World & National Champions.

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Spending time with the love's of my life, my husband and daughter.

GO - TO SALSA SONG: 

Tú Con Èl, Frankie Ruiz

28 Tú Con ÉlFrankie Ruiz
00:00 / 05:04

SCARLET MORIARITY SANCHEZ

DIRECTOR / INSTRUCTOR

TANGUY EXUME

INSTRUCTOR

FROM:  

Haiti, a beautiful island in the heart of the Caribbean Sea.

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Green

EXPERIENCE:  

Grew up dancing but got into Salsa seriously since 2007. 

Teaching with Dance Vancouver since 2011.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2014, 1st Place Salsa Team Division at Calgary Salsa Congress with Dance Vancouver.

2008, 1st Place Sea to Sky Bachata Competition.

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Spending time with my family, or training at the gym.

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

Amor y Control, Ruben Blades

06 Amor y ControlRuben Blades
00:00 / 05:48

FROM:  

Vancouver, Canada

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Pink

EXPERIENCE: 

3 years Competitive Cheerleading

Directed the NWSS Ladies Salsa Team 2018

Directed Dance Vancouver Ladies Student Team 2019

Teaching Assistant at Dance Vancouver

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2020 World Champion Ladies Same Gender Shines

2020 2nd Place Amateur Ladies Salsa Solo 

2020 2nd Place Amateur Same Gender Shines

2019 3rd Place Pro-am Salsa Same Gender Shines

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Eating, sleeping or working on some kind of creative project.

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

Feo Pero Sabroso, Louie Ramirez

01 Feo Pero SabrosoLouie Ramirez
00:00 / 05:12

AVERI SOFIA MITCHELL

ASSISTANT

KEBIRA KHATTAK

ASSISTANT

FROM: 

Vancouver, Canada

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Blue

EXPERIENCE:  

6 years of Tap 

Led NWSS Salsa Club 2017 - 2019

Directed the DV Ladies Student Team 2019

With Dance Vancouver since 2018

Teaching Assistant

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2020 World Same Gender Shines Champion WSS

2019 2nd Place Amateur Same Gender, WSS

2019 3rd Place Ladies Team Shines WSS

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Spending time with my family

Studying

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

Donde VA Chichi, Sierra Maestra

02_Dónde_Va_Chichi_Sierra Maestra
00:00 / 05:13

FROM: 

Mexico City, Mexico

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Blue/Black

EXPERIENCE:  

B.KIN

NSCA-CSCS

NCCP

Extensively travelled the world

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2003 400m Champion

2003 Provincial Basketball Champion

2003 Athlete of they year

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING OR WORKING OUT I'M:

Watching movies or documentaries

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

Indestructible, Ray Barretto

08 IndestructibleRay Barretto
00:00 / 04:12

MOISES VEGA

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

FROM: 

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Glitter

EXPERIENCE:  

Worked in dance communities since 2012 in everything from office administration to DJing.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

Performing at the Las Vegas Super Congress.

Serving as University of Saskatchewan's Ballroom Dance Club's First Musical Coordinator.

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING I'M:

Reading scary books or taking walks along the water.

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

La Quiero a Morir, DLG

01 La Quiero a MorirDLG
00:00 / 05:02

NINA MILJKOVIC

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

FROM: 

Croatia, (Croatian & Serbian descent)

FAVOURITE COLOUR: 

Currently Red

EXPERIENCE:  

10 years of Karate

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

2005 Youth National Karate Champion

2010 Performing Arts of the Year Award

WHEN I'M NOT DANCING OR WORKING OUT I'M:

When raining - Practicing piano & guitar.

When not raining - Sitting under a tree watching the sun go down.

GO - TO SALSA SONG:

Amor Silvestre - Septeto Santiaguero

09 Amor silvestreSepteto Santiaguero
00:00 / 04:00

COLLEEN STANLEY

FRONT DESK ADMIN.

Get to know our team.

Alone we can do so little. 

Together we can do so much.

- Helen Keller

D2 Studio 

55 W 8th ave

Vancouver BC

 HOURS 

MONDAY: 6pm - 10pm

TUESDAY: 4pm - 10pm

WEDNESDAY: 6pm - 10pm

THURSDAY: 8pm - 10pm

FRIDAY: 6pm - 9pm

SATURDAY: 12pm - 2pm

 

CONTACT

info@dancevancouver.ca

 

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