A professional Latin dancer who sparks the global dance scene with her expertise and style.
Josie graduated York University, Toronto, with a Bachelors degree in DANCE and entered the ballroom/Latin field as a teacher for a private studio where she trained daily and began teaching and competing as a professional in International Latin dance.
Entering a Toronto Latin club, for the first time in 1990, Josie fell in love with Salsa.
Josie relocated to Los Angeles and single-handedly became a pioneer of the salsa video industry.
In 1996, JOSIE NEGLIA was the first to create Salsa instructional Videos and has since been a forerunner of the online Salsa dancing business. Her DVDs have been sold and used by instructors internationally.
Due to her presence on the internet and through her instructional video series, Josie Neglia has become one of the most sought-after instructors and performers worldwide. Josie is known for her easy-to-learn teaching methods and spectacular performance ability.
Josie Neglia was also a feature dancer in the movie "DANCE WITH ME" with Vanessa Williams & Chayanne.
Josie, with several professional partners, won Salsa and International Latin dance competitions in various cities and she has judged World-Class Salsa Dance Championships around the globe. Josie was awarded the Anibel Vasquez Award in Puerto Rico and Life-Time Achievement Award in Los Angeles and is continuously training instructors and teaching and performing on stage and film.
With a background of tremendous achievement and experience, Josie is both an inspiring performer and superb instructor.