Jennifer Aucoin — Founder, Executive Director, Instructor
Jennifer Aucoin is a full-time salsa teacher, choreographer and event organizer. She is co-artistic manager for methods Dance business & co-founder associated with Women’s Salsa Retreat.
As an experienced adjudicator, Jennifer has actually evaluated competitions in Puerto Rico, Ecuador, New York, nevada, Orlando, Miami, Detroit, Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. She has also represented Canada regarding the judging panel for World Salsa Championships televised on ESPN. This woman is in the judging panel for the prestigious international Salsa Championships in the World Salsa Summit.
Jennifer was also 1st instructor in Canada becoming certified to teach Latin Hustle by the IHDA.
Jennifer is the creator and organizer of the yearly Canada Salsa & Bachata Congress, an international salsa festival that takes devote Toronto every October. This 4-day extravaganza, now with its thirteenth year, could be the largest salsa event in Canada and features nightly performances by over 60 party companies from around the entire world and everyday salsa workshops distributed by world-renowned teachers. The Canadian Salsa Championships, the main Canada Salsa & Bachata Congress week-end, is the biggest & most widely recognized Salsa & Bachata competitors in Canada.
Jennifer can also be co-founder of Take a look at Dance Canada, a business which shows Latin Dance to primary and students. This program was created because of the goal to construct self-confidence, self-esteem and social awareness in kids and teenagers through Latin Dance within the school curriculum.