Jorge "ATACA Jorgie" Burgos
Jorge "ATACA Jorgie" Burgos is world-renowned for his pioneering work in the Bachata dance community. He, along with his dance partner, La Alemana, has the highest number of views on YouTube of any Latin dance artist with over 100,000,000 hits. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Ataca comes from a family with a rich history of music appreciation. His talent of having an ear for melody & rhythm shows in the musicality of his choreographies. Along with La Alemana, Ataca choreographs every routine performed by the Island Touch Pro team and global Island Touch Dance teams. Around the world, their shows are loved for their connection to music, sensual chemistry, detailed footwork, and innovative partnerwork.
As an instructor, Ataca is known for his depth of technical knowledge and clarity of instruction. His classes are always fun and filled with sexy dance moves that are both practical and social dance-ready. In addition to dance, Ataca has starred as the male lead in the Salsa movie, "SHINE."
Tanja "La Alemana" Kensinger
Tanja "La Alemana" Kensinger is world-renowned for her pioneering work in the Bachata dance community. Along with her dance partner, Ataca, she has the highest number of views on YouTube of any Latin dance artist with over 100,000,000 hits. La Alemana was born in Germany and moved to the United States at the age of 8.
She has loved to dance all of her life, with training in ballroom, jazz, ballet, and rock-n-roll/swing dancing, as well as many of the Latin style dances. A fierce presence on stage, La Alemana is known for her sex appeal, ladies' styling, and vibrant personality as a performer and instructor. In addition to dance, La Alemana's altruism drives her involvement in various charities, and she is the force behind Island Touch commitment to women's and children's issues.