Meet the Directors
Tony 'Bachata Whisperer' Lara
Recognised as the Worlds 1st International Modern Bachata instructor Tony holds an impressive Bachata career. He discovered Bachata in 1998 in Amsterdam Holland and that’s where his journey to understand the origins and developed his own Modern style began.
In 2002 Tony with partners Claudia and Daniela began to teaching 1000s of students the Basics of Modern Bachata within large Salsa Congresses as well as hosting Weekened Bootcamps. By 2008 Tony had travelled and taught in over 50 countries and 5 Continents, selling a collection of 12 Bachata Instructional DVDs.
In 2008 he began with numerous partners organising Bachata Festivals including Europes 1st Bachata Festival in Sweden, UKs 1st Bachata Festival (Sexy & Sensual Festival), Frances 1st Bachata Festival in Disneyland Paris, Polands 1st Bachata Festival in Warsaw and now organises Sydneys 5 nights 100% Bachata Bailando Sensual Festival www.bailando.com.au
In 2022 his latest project with partner Mitch Bilic is to be hosting and organising the Worlds Largest Jack & Jill Championship www.wjjfc.com and also with partner Rodney Aquino, we welcome you to our newest festival, Las Vegas Mega Bachata Festival.
Tony main goal was to make Bachata music and dance popular all over the World… Mission Accomplished! Que viva La Bachata.
Rodney 'Rodchata' Aquino
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Tony Lara +61 414 000 567