Who are we?

The excitement around Latin culture and the demand for events that incorporate dance and ethnic foods is booming! 
Rachel O'Neill and Alonso Toledo are making it all more accessible! 


Alonso is a professional chef who perfected his culinary art studying at Cordontec and EXPRO. He moved to New York from his home country of Peru in 2015. Alonso's passion for food and dance is so contagious, he brings the spice of life to every event he hosts!


Rachel is a TV producer by day, and uses her production skills to curate and organize a wide variety of events. A born and raise military brat, Rachel has lived in 6 countries loves to share new cultural experiences through her work at DanceNYC.


This dynamic duo started DanceNYC Events back in 2019 in the Meat Packing District of Manhattan, and incorporated in 2022. 

They currently host a weekly event on Tuesday's and teach classes.