Natalie Avakian Bio
An LA native, Natalie Avakian, grew up with soul, energy and a burning desire to dance since age 7. After many years of training by world renowned coaches and choreographers, she joined numerous teams and became the principal dancer of Son Y Pasos and Salsa Brava to name a few- later going on to partner numerous Latin champions, sharing the stage with them, even performing at sold out concerts at The Nokia Theatre in LA. She has performed all over the West Coast where she is known for her technique and performance skills. She has studied Salsa (NY and LA style), Hip Hop, Bachata, Jazz, Ballroom, Latin and many more social dances including Bachata. You might have seen her performances and competitions at National Dance Congresses and NDCA events.
Later in her career as a professional dancer, Natalie was signed to one of the most prestigious dance agencies in Los Angeles, BLOC LA where she was signed for 3 years. Later, she decided to open her own business under the name AD Productions and runs one of the hottest dance social clubs in Los Angeles located in Studio City called “Salsa Wednesdays” at Club Rain where she motivates and teaches her students, gathering attendees up to 300 weekly. During her busy schedule as a performer and coach, she enjoys and devotes time for her students to become the best dancers they can be.