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  • Full name Javier Eduardo Vizcarra Padilla, was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, on June 12th, 1986.
  • 2004 - Is part of the dance group Salsabor by Magda Fonz in Villahermosa, Mexico, which makes performances of Latin rhythms, such as samba, cumbia, vallenato, bachata, merengue and Salsa Cuban Style in state fairs, clubs, shopping malls, local television and parks.
  • 2007 - Begins training in Classical Ballet by the lead of the mexican teacher and dancer Daniel Juarez Nila, being a member of the Ballet de Cámara de Tabasco. In this period, begins in Salsa Los Angeles Style and Ballroom Dance.
  • 2009 - The opportunity to continue his professional and artistic vocation in the City of Barcelona is presented. He continues his training in classical ballet at Company & Company Dance Center.
  • 2010 - Continues his training in Ballroom Dance at CBE Swing Manresa Dance School by the lead of Jesus Rubio & Karina Rubio, where even today continues his training in Standard and Latin dances.
  • 2010 - Joins the school of the five-time World Salsa Champions Adrian & Anita, and is part of Adrian y Anita Amateur Salsa Company Barcelona, whose works have got several results in national salsa championships and congresses.
  • 2010 - Works with Lucia Medina, also member of the AyAASCB, who has won the 4th place in the II Amateur Salsa Competition celebrated in Barcelona. Since 2010, they make performances in national stages.
  • 2010 - Is part of Franco Rocha's dance group La Cachanga Poderosa, which has won the TV show Todo el mundo es Bueno in 2012. Today, this group continues doing performances at national and international stages.
  • 2011 - Joins his teammate David de Menes to start David & Javi, the first Salsa Same Gender couple in Spain. Today, they continue to offer professional Salsa and Latin rhythms shows on national and international stages.
  • 2014 - Nowadays, Javier Padilla is instructor and dancer in professional projects.

Contact for private lessons, classes in schools and shows for events.

During his childhood and adolescence, Javier Padilla starts to be interested in dance and show business, but continues normal life, like any teenager, until, at the age of 17, decides to take classes to improve his dancing, so that he begins to train in Classical Ballet, Ballroom Dance, Salsa and Latin Dances.

In 2009 Javier Padilla arrives to Barcelona and gets into the landscape of Ballroom Dance by participating in competitions in Barcelona and Catalonia. Besides, participates in different Salsa and Latin Dances projects and proposals to make performances in congresses in Spain and international events.


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During his career as a dancer, Javier Padilla has developed a role as Salsa and Latin Dances Instructor, as well as General Dance Technique teacher, offering his services for classes at schools, private lessons and workshops for events.

  • Salsa Footwork y Partnerwork/Leading.
  • Los Ángeles Style.
  • New York Style.

  • Chacha Footwork y Partnerwork/Leading.
  • Pachanga Footwork.

  • Men Styling.
  • Lady Styling.

  • General Dance Technique
    • Body isolation, body language.
    • Turning & Spinning.
    • Rhythm, musical sensitivity.
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