Better known as Taiti, was born on March 27th 1980 in Curacao (Neth. Antill.). His childhood was filled with diversity and culture. He practiced and competed in sports like Taekwondo, soccer and basketball and loved to do different types of sport.
Taiti always like to dance, in 1998 he fell in love with the rhythm and dance “Salsa”. His creative interpretation of the rhythm and dance, raised absorbing the sounds that emanated in and around the beautiful Island of Curacao. Because of that and his passion of different types of dancing such as Zouk, samba, cultural dances and different Latin rhythms and dances he became a diverse dancer.
Was born on Feb 13th 1984 in Amsterdam. As a little girl Cristel practiced gymnastics on a high level. Growing up she and her sister were always performing in the living room and competing in many talent shows and beauty pageants such as miss Netherlands, fox kids, postcode record show etc. She started loving the stage at an early age.
Her love for the rhythm and the dance “Salsa” started in 2002. As a result of here passion in different dances such as Hip hop, ballet, Samba, Zouk and other Latin rhythms and dances she created her own style and became a diverse dancer.
Taiti and Cristel have been dancing together as TC since March 2005. TC has been teaching and performing in over 50 cities and over 10 countries worldwide. They have been invited to do interviews, perform and or teach their unique style. And they have worked with people and organizations such as Ruth Jackot, War child, Aventura, Cache Deluxe, Grupo Gale, etc.
Below you will find some of the places TC have been to teach and or perform. For workshops or Show’s you can always visit the show and workshop page.
Salsaventura parties, Dutch Open Salsa Championship 2005/ 2007, Salseros parties, Salsa on 8, Cruise Terminal (carnival), Salsa Airport, Mini Salsa Congress (Arnhem) 2005/2006, Holland Casino (Breda, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Scheveningen), Salsipuedes (Tillburg, Den Bosch), Panama (Swing latino), El Centro, Funky Latino, Salsa Roy, Dance Explosion, Rico latino, Club Players, Club Latido, Salsa.nl, Salsa Contigo, Ziko centro de dansa, Club Mundial, Salsa beach Festival 2007/ 2008/ 2009, 013- tilburg (Aventura and Cache), Ahoy (War child), Heineken Musical Hall (Ruth Jacott goes Latin), Latin Express, Salsa Viega, Roses, HVL (Hindoestaanse Vereniging Laakhaven), Tipical Tropical (Hoek van Holland, Rotterdam), Opening of the Koninkrijkspelen 2007, Haarlem salsa festival 2007/ 2008, salsa breeze, salsa tipica, summer salsa 2009 (Utrecht), vizotski (Amersfoort), pura salsa palledium parties, Cantinero (Rotterdam, Amsterdam), Amsterdam salsa festival (2008, 2009), Casa loca, and many more…..
Bulgarian Congress 2005, Boston Salsa Congress 2005, Congress Salsacional Brussels 2005, UK Salsa Congress 2005, Bremen Congress 2005, Rome Salsa Festival 2006, Philadelphia Salsa Congress 2006/ 2007, DC Salsa Congress 2006/ 2007, Connecticut Salsa Congress 2006, Las Vegas 2006 (World Salsa Championship “ 5th place”), Miami, Orlando, New York (club Cache), Salsuri 2006/ 2007/ 2008, All star Salsa Cruise 2007/ 2008, Houston, San Antonio, Berlin salsa card gala 2007, India (mumbai) 2007/ 2008, Bulgaria 2005/ 2007, Yamulee social “the Bronx”, Warsaw “Polen”2007, Dusseldorf, World Salsa Championships Disney World Orlando 2007, Orlando “Latin Groove Dance Company”, Scotland salsa festival 2009, Paris mambo festival 2008,