Amneris Martinez


 Amneris Martinez is a Puerto Rican professional dancer and instructor recognized for her original style of dance and flavor, also known as “sabrosura”. She has won multiple World Salsa Championships and has taken her art to over 100 countries for the past 20 years, dancing at the most renowned Latin dance festivals in the world.

At the age of 5, she began dancing ballet, jazz and Puerto Rican folklore at Yuly Mayoral Dance Academy- a historic dance school in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Fun fact: when she was 16 years old she was featured in the movie, “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights”.

Throughout her career, she participated in dance teams such as, “Sabor Latino” and the famous, “Papa Tambor”. In addition to being a solo artist, she also had the pleasure of collaborating for many years with Juan Matos, Frank Santos, Falco Benalcazar and currently partnering with Adolfo Indacochea.

During her travels, she has developed the ability to bring together many cultures, styles, and techniques, allowing her to provide a unique experience for her students and peers.