Founder & Owner of Salsakompaniet Danceschool & Royal Tumbao Dance Company
Everything started in his parents dance school in Antigua, Guatemala. He started dancing at the age of 5, and from there Jazzy Ruiz’ journey has led him to the Norwegian College of Dance, dance education with Alicia Alonso and courses with Conjunto Folklorico in Cuba, the World Championship in Salsa and on stages all across the world. Today he is based in Oslo, as founder of Norway’s Largest Latin Danceschool Salsakompaniet. His most resent project is Royal Tumbao Dance Company, where his vision is to merge dance, music and education together in one, and connect Norway to the international Salsa scene.
Salsakompaniet is Norway’s Largest Salsa & Latin Dance School and was founded by Jazzy Ruiz in year 2000. The School has 18 international, professional instructors, over 30 classes a week, several social parties and events.
Royal Tumbao is a Dance Company and Event Concept founded and developed by Jazzy Ruiz in 2017. It consists of dance teams directed by Jazzy Ruiz, concepts as social nights, dance weekends,
festivals and more.