Tanja “La Alemana” Kensinger began her dancing career in April of 2005, and has since made a name for herself in the Salsa & Bachata dance communities. With her partner, Jorge Burgos (ATACA Jorgie), they have become one of the most recognizable couples in the Bachata scene; and they have traveled to over 25 different countries teaching and performing Bachata. Their world famous routine to “Te Extrano” by Xtreme, has taken the Bachata world by storm. Tanja’s dance background includes training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Ballroom; she commands the dance floor on and off stage with her high energy and infectious smile.
Jorge “ATACA Jorgie” Burgos is from Puerto Rican decent and naturally, dance has been a huge part in his life. He began his professional dance career in 2006, and has since won over the hearts of thousands of dancers with his charismatic smile and wonderful dancing ability and style. Along with Tanja “La Alemana”, he has traveled the world performing at various Bachata and Salsa festivals such as Italy, France, Spain, Jordan, Argentina, Poland, Australia, and many more. They even have performed or choreographed for Bachata artists such as Toby Love, Prince Royce, Xtreme, Dominic Marte, and Carlos y Alejandra. Jorge is not only known for his unbelievable dancing ability, style, and charismatic smile, but also for his incredible teaching ability. His classes are always filled with not only great instruction that is easy to follow, but with high energy and lots of laughter. Some are great dancers, and others great instructors – Jorge is both. Although known for their Bachata Ataca & La Alemana have performed with the top Salsa artists in the world. La Alemana did a solo routine with Eddie Torres, Ataca has done a solo with Griselle Ponce and they have both performed as a couple with the world famous Yamulee at various congresses and events.