Diego is a Colombian Dancer and founder of Athena Dance USA. He is best known for his unique style to introduce beginner students to the magical world of Ballroom Dancing. During his certified dance career, Diego has worked with prestigious dance companies like Arthur Murray and performed with international pop stars like Ricky Martin. Mesa’s career began in Florida as dance instructor where he had the opportunity to win numerous teaching and dance challenges. He then relocated to New York City where he was granted the opportunity to manage the New Yorker Social Dance Club. His outstanding performance as manager and mentor led him to earn the 2012 manager of the year award at the Global Dance Alliance Conference in Las Vegas. Diego’s dream is for everyone to learn the basics of partner dancing, become confident social dancers and for wedding couples to look and feel comfortable on the dancefloor on their magical day. At the moment, Diego is pursuing a Business Degree as well as learning new Dance Styles.