Costa Rica Entertainment – Lucía Jiménez is known in Costa Rica from her exposure in the national contest “Dancing With the Stars” on Teletica.
She has also won several prestigious world competitions. For example, she took two awards at the World Salsa Summit 2018.
She was an Olympic gymnast from age 6 until leaving the discipline at age 14. She then trained in hip-hop, ballet and tap. At age 22, she considered dancing just a hobby. She was making a career in advertising, public relations and communication in marketing.
She took a Merecumbé class and the Latin rhythms like salsa, bachata, merengue and swing caught her attention. She took it seriously and started teaching and choreographing there.
She organized a salsa competition in Costa Rica that lead to the World Salsa Congress.
She spent time in New York and is now back in Costa Rica. She loves the world of professional dance and is dedicated to it.