FROM: Humacao, Puerto Rico
BEST KNOWN FOR: Bachata
Jorge “Ataca’ Burgos is a popular bachata dancer, performer and instructor. He comes from a big family that loves music and dancing. He had a passion for baseball growing up and had a scholarship to play in college. Jorge started going to salsa clubs while in college and soon began dancing. He started dancing salsa in 2006 and bachata in 2008. He began teaching professionally in 2008 with Tanja “La Alemana” Kensinger. They have a dance organization called Island Touch Dance Academy. His goal is to manage dance teams that are located all over the world. Currently Island Touch Dance Academy has teams in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and Tampa. Jorge has traveled all over the world performing at various bachata and salsa festivals, and he has performed with popular bachata artists such as Toby Love and Xtreme.