Salsa, Argentine Tango, Ballroom - Latin and Standard, Merengue, Bridal
has instructed and danced salsa for over 8 years. He is a
dedicated and accomplished social salsa dancer in salsa and Argentine
Tango, performing with the El Farolito Tango Academy. He has a
standard ballroom where he partook in National Dancesport Competition
Melbourne for 2009 and the South Pacifics based in sydney. Derek
has years of experience from doing performances and teaching sthe skill
of salsa to people
walks of life.
From the beginning, Derek has always had a passion and spent a few
years cumulatively teaching hundreds of people to dance in the clubs to
share the skill and indoctrinate students. Using his ability as a fully
qualified teacher and
combining it with his technical knowledge of the dance, Derek makes
dancing accessible and easy for everyone.
Derek has performed in various latino american events organised by the
latin american community. These include such events as the Annual
Hispanoamerica Live for years 2008, 2009. He performed Traditional
Argentine tango representing the Argentinian contingent. Derek has also
performed at corporate events and milongas nights.
His style is an authentic street style based on primitives and
refinement in a self developed pedagogical processes.
Derek has also instructed for various schools and regularly provides
choreography for Bridal Dancing clients and Private dance tuition.
"Remember to enjoy the
dance and music. Everything does not matter when you are dancing,
When you have passion and
feel the movement, Every step becomes manifested as a correct step.
Understanding dance is a context in understanding your own life as a
metaphor. It is an investment in improving yourself."
- Derek Vuong, 2006
Private lessons with Derek, please contact below.