Sacramento Dance Instructor
Xochitl M. Lopez is an Amateur Competitive Ballroom Dancer, Aspiring Actor, Singer/Songwriter and Screenplay Writer. Her talents were recognized by Monica Zuniga, the founder of a Non-Profit Ballet Folklorico group for inner city youth in the Bay Area of California. Xochitl was assigned to help the group backstage with costumes, hair, makeup, and transportation. After 2 years, she was invited to join the group on a full scholarship. She was with the group for 2 more years as a dancer and performed at amusement parks and in their sold-out stage shows.
Xochitl has been ballroom dancing since 2019. In 2020, she competed as an Amateur Soloist at the World Salsa Summit. She won the Best Staging Award in Arthur Murray's first virtual dance competition. In 2021, Xochitl won 1st and 2nd place in Latin Rhythms Bronze Level at the Texas Emerald Ball’s first virtual competition.
Xochitl is a certified as a Zumba Instructor in levels 1 and 2 as well as Strong Nation, Zumba Kidz and Zumbini.
In 2022, she has consistently placed 2nd in Latin plus the scholarship award at City Lights Competition in San Jose, Vegas Dance Challenge and the SF OPEN. She has just qualified to compete in World Competitions and will do so at the end of 2022.
Her entertainment experience drove her to consider doing more in the industry and making her hobbies a career. She hasn't stopped creating and finding new ways to make her mark in the World of Arts and Entertainment.