Growing with each practice and performance, Ritmo Caliente strives to bring great entertainment to their audiences. Ritmo Caliente is a versitile and interactive dance team that performs many styles such as: salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, hip hop, samba, belly dance, jazz and more. Participating 16 + years at Salsa on St Clair as well as performing and traveling over the last 30 years to Calle Ocho Miami Merengue Festival du Montreal New York Salsa Congress 2008 Toronto Olympic Bid and more.
Martin teaches and integrates his performing art forms, perspectives, and skills into a wide range of settings. He works with schools, after school programs, community agencies, college and universities and social service agencies.
Martin is an artist thrilled by collaboration. He has devised and performed work with competitive figure skaters nationally and internationally, musicians, Canadian Olympic Committee, poets, actors, directors, visual artists and artists of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Arthur Murray Dance Studios Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Galas, HSBC GALA 2012 Gran Prix du Montreal Mercedes McClaren Parks Recreation & Forestry of Toronto Harbourfront Centre assistant choreographer for 1993 Canadian Ladies Figure Skating Champion and Canadian Novice Figure Skating Dance Champions Coach for Jr Raptors Dance Pak 1995 to 97. As well as founder and coach for 3 College and University Dance Teams
Martin currently works as a School Visits dance teacher, and is a major contributor to TD Dalsa in Toronto Festival and jthe Dancing on the Pier program at Harbourfront Centre