Nelson Flores is a well-known dance teacher, dance competition judge, and the founder and creative director of the Latin dance production company Descarga Latina. The team began as a small Salsa dance troupe in 1997(with many previous members of Santo Rico Dance Company), and slowly evolved into something much more, now having performed on many prestigious stages. The shows include singing, dancing, acting, and comedy. Nelson is the manager of the group, a choreographer, producer and project manager. He has also served as an official Judge for the World Salsa Competition, sponsored by sports network giant ESPN, and worked as an event planner for the NYNJ Salsa Festival consecutively in 2005, 2006, 2007. He and the team have even given training to great dancers like Super Mario and Maria Palmieri. Nelson is known for his smooth style, authentic and musical choreography and combinations.