Shakun (shakunjain.com, @shakun94 on Instagram) has been dancing salsa for over 6 years. As a dancer on the salsa dance team, Spartan Mambo, Shakun has performed and competed at events across the US. He is also a talented videographer and has shot many of the dance videos for Salsa Vida.
Takeshi (@salsakesh on Instagram) is the founder of Salsa Vida and has been dancing salsa for over 15 years and is passionate about all things salsa. He is an active salsa performer and competitor, and also coaches the college salsa dance team, Spartan Mambo.