Eli Lopez born and raised in San Francisco has always had a love for music and dance ever since he was a child. He has studied music and dance in multiple styles and genres. At the age of 16, he started dancing, performing, and competing. He has performed in Hop Hop, Poppin, Locking, and Krump. In college expanded his range to contemporary and modern, and performed with the group Stong Pulse and teaches and performed for them from time to time. Afterward, he was trained and taught at Arthur Murray. He has performed and competed all over the U.S., placing in the semi-finals and finals, getting awards for the top teacher, with the addition of working alongside award-winning dancers. His love of dancing rivals his love for teaching, which is why his goal is to always make sure that all of his students have fun and enjoy themselves.
Currently, he is still training and working on ballroom and now performs and competes in Ballroom, Club, Latin, and Standard, and is most versed in American Smooth and Rhythm.