Meet Abel Taveras


Co-founder of Huracan Canada

Abel Taveras is one of the founders of Huracan Dance Studio.  Abel has been dancing since 2004.  Abel began dancing at Jorday Rivera's dance studio in Queens, NY.  Abel then proceeded to dance for Nelson Flores and the Descarga Latina Dance Company.  Abel then took time off from dancing and began DJing, playing at many venues throughout the United States and the famous Aventura Salsa Cruises. 

After a 5 year Hiatus, Abel returned to dance. His accomplishments include dancing at various Congresses including New York, Ct Salsa Fest, Boston, Berlin, Orlando, Marseille to learn a few.  We also danced at the 32 and 33 Salsa festival at the Barclay Center.

As a two time world champion in the Salsa Summit and Euroson Latino Wold Salsa competition in the small and large team division he sees the world as an entertainer. His presentation style is full of flavour an pizzaz!

His love for instructing, training, performing and competing is aparent in every class he gives. He is one energy packed instructors that pushes you to your limits but leaves you smiling in the end :)


Years Active: 14 years

Memorable moment:  Berlin Production and Barclay Center

Quote:  "Don't let anyone out work you"