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Pat Calzadilla

a true Latin American professional instructor, dancer, and choreographer with more than 25 years of teaching experience in Malaysia alone. Fired with a passion for Salsa at a very young age, Venezuelan-born Pat came to Malaysia and co-founded Havana Estudio in 1998. Since then she has moved on, opening her own Ritmo Latino Dance School in 2000. To date, Pat has taught a thousand students including some who have moved on to becoming instructors themselves, and the number is increasing. She has also taken part in various international events in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Singapore. Pat is also the only Salsa Choreographer to be called for two consecutive years for "So You Think You Can Dance" Malaysia. In keeping with the aim of promoting Salsa for Malaysians, Pat's full support and encouragement was given to the "1st Malaysian Salsa Festival 2006", along with a showcase of 4 groups from RITMO LATINO and which made it the largest number ever from a single dance institution to represent the country. She was also hugely responsible for her assistance in co-organizing the "2nd Malaysian World Latin Salsa Congress" in 2008.

Eng Ann

His passion for Salsa started in 2004. Since the very first day until now, he has been with Ritmo Latino Dance School. He has spent much of his available time being actively involved in the dance classes and performances since 2005. Eng Ann is also one of the pioneer members of the Ritmo Latino Dance Group (RLDG) that was set up back in 2005. He has performed and competed in various events: 
> KickIt Broadway at Causeway Performance (2005) 
> Conlay Salsa Competition (2005)
> DVM DanceSport Malaysia Championship (2005)
> Salsa Unida Performance (2006) 
> Malaysia Salsa Festival Performance (2006)
> 2nd Malaysia World Latin Salsa Congress (2008)
> Geographer's Cafe Salsa Dance & Performance (2009) 
Because of his commitment and dedication to the school, he was trained by Pat for 2 year as instructor and he has been teaching since then till now at Ritmo Latino dance school.  

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