David Herrera is a Los Angeles native and has danced since he was a kid. Inheriting his abilities from his mother, who won many latin club dance competitions. David was a football and track athlete in college. He is a renowned expert in salsa, bachata, merengue, and ballroom dance including cha cha cha, swing, tango, rumba, foxtrot, waltz, paso doble, and country. He began dancing and performing in 1999. He has trained with many top professional dancers such as 3 time US ballroom champion Rosendo Fumero, world salsa champion Liz Lira , Dancing with the Stars Anya Fuchs , top ballroom dancers Veronika Chernyavska, Ryan Lewis, salsa and bachata world champion Cristian Oviedo, world bachata / salsa champion Alien Ramirez , world mambo champion Anya Katsevman , salsa world champions Zulmara Torres & Abel Pena etc . One of his current dance partners is internationally recognized all around dancer and former salsa champion Monica Flores .
David now teaches, competes, choreographs, performs, host events and acts. Being of Ecuadorian decent, dance is a big part of David’s culture. He feels that he has been blessed to have the opportunity to use his talents to impact people in a positive way.
He has performed for a variety of audiences, including government leaders. He has been interviewed by The New York Times and been a part of many Spanish and American television shows such as, Caso Cerrado, Good Morning Texas, Vive la Manana, Big Rich Texas, and Mega TV network.
He has won numerous awards in competitive dance competitions. He is a nationally recognized top dance instructor. He even participated as a dancer / choreographer for the movie premiere of the Dreamworks movie Puss n Boots which starred Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.