Michael 'Miguelito' (Belmonte)

Michael "Miguelito" Belmonte started dancing salsa with instructor Carlos Konig aiming to become a 4th generation salsa instructor in NYC. He has also studied with Eddie Torres, Frankie Martinez, Dance on 2 Studio, Piel Canela and Baila Society. Having a dance background in many other forms of dance, Miguelito's style of salsa has been described as salsa with a hip-hop flair. Prior to salsa, he was a hip-hop instructor for 7 years teaching in Manhattan, Westchester, Connecticut and New Jersey. Since then Miguelito's been learning other forms of dance such as Ballet, Jazz, Tap, theater dance, Irish-step dancing and Swing. From his experiences, he's developed a knack for breaking down choreography and tricks, which he believes is crucial when learning any type of dance.