HOMETOWN: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico

BEST KNOWN FOR: Mambo, Salsa

Griselle Ponce is a popular mambo/salsa dancer and instructor in the latin dance scene.  She moved to the USA at age 15 and her technical dance skill was heavily influenced by Ismael Otero. She is an award winning instructor and one of the top New York/New Jersey area dancers and choreographers.  Griselle began her career participating in talent shows and beauty pageants.




She has toured the world performing and teaching dance in Italy, Germany, Korea, Israel, the United Kingdom, Argentina, and Mexico just to name a few. Griselle has appeared in many magazines such as Nutrivida, FHM, GQ, The Source, Latin Vibe, and LaVoz del Mambo as well as music videos with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, Kinito Mendez, & Don Omar.  She owns a dance school called “The House of Dance” located in Passaic, New Jersey.  She often performs with the Eddie Torres, the legendary “Mambo King”.



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