About Felipe Castañeda

Felipe Castañeda is a Professional Ballroom & Latin Dancer, Coach, Choreographer and Musician. He specializes in Wedding Dances, Couples, Singles, Social and Competitive dancing. A native of Santa Barbara, his Latin roots trace to Peru where his real passion of dance began.

Felipe has been teaching dance in Santa Barbara for the last half decade, and in this short period of time his love of teaching and taking care of his students has led him to become one of the most talented and sought after instructors in the dance industry. In a few years he became one of the top instructors in the world.

Here are some of his achievements:

2008 Unique Dance Competition 3rd place Rhythm
2008 Unique Dance Competition 3rd place Smooth
2009 Las Vegas World Competition Rhythm Champion

2010 Top Twenty Instructor in the Global Teaching Challenge
2010 Top Specialist District 7 All-Star Tournament
2010 Second Place Top Instructor International Dance Festival
2010 Top Instructor for Tournament of Champions
2010 Dream Team Area 7 Top Instructor
2010 International Honor Roll
Ranked #10 Instructor and #7 Teacher in the World