Alex da Silva is among the upper talent when it comes to
salsa dancing. Born in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio is a city where people live constantly within their own
limits. Where the smooth sea pats the rugged mountain to
show that life, like Alex, is full of contrasts. Alex started
dancing at a very young age. At the age of 20 he was
introduced to salsa dancing.
Three months later he was given the opportunity by
Dominique Yin to teach salsa lessons. Work and dancing is a
way of life for Alex. In San Francisco where he taught for
eight years, 90% of the instructors teaching today were taught by Alex Da Silva. Having taught over 15,000 people Alex
headed for Hollywood. Alex quickly started to hit the salsa clubs in Los Angeles (The Mayan, Conga Room, Mama Juana's, etc...). Working and teaching he started to become recognized by his magical, captivating, hypnotic salsa dance moves. Dancers
at the clubs saw and surrounded Alex every time he stepped
on the dance floor showing off his new moves in the salsa club scene. This made club goers want to learn his style of dancing. Giving Alex an opportunity to start salsa night life in LA. His dancing attracts people from all walks of life including
celebrities like J. Lo, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Love Hewitt, P. Diddy, Will Smith, Mario Van Peeples, Vin Diesel and
Living in the city of dreams Alex teaches at the biggest salsa clubs (The Mayan, Mama Juana's, etc…) and most prestigious dance studios (Debbie Allen Dance Academy, The Edge, Synthesis Studio, etc…). Here he started to brand his dance style now known as LA STYLE SALSA. While teaching not only at The Mayan, but seven days a week in different night clubs and studios throughout Los Angeles. He became known as an instructor and choreographer to celebrity and Production Companies. Alex has traveled throughout the world and appeared in commercials and films. His latest appearance was on "30 Seconds to Fame" on FOX taking home the grand prize without a sweat. Perhaps if you ventured into the deepest, darkest Amazonian jungle you may be able to find someone who has never heard of Alex Da Silva, but ask anyone in the Los Angeles and anyone in the Salsa World and without a doubt they will know who he is. LA Style Salsa is Alex Da Silva.