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Raul PanzaR | Apprentice Dancer


Raul Panzar was born and raised in Oakland, California and graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. Raul is a lifelong fan of salsa music, hosting multiple salsa radio programs while in school. His love of music led him to become an amateur wheelchair salsa dancer while working as Social Media Coordinator for Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in San Francisco. After 8 years of organizing and promoting concerts for YBG Festival, he applied for the AXIS Immersion Apprenticeship and joined in 2019.