Full name Javier Eduardo Padilla Vizcarra. Born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, on June 12th, 1986.
Began training in Classical Ballet with the mexican teacher and dancer Daniel Juarez Nila, being a member of “Ballet de Cámara de Tabasco” In this period, Javier started his passion for Salsa On1, Salsa On2 and Ballroom Dance.
The opportunity to continue his professional and artistic vocation in the city of Barcelona was presented. Javier continued his training in Classical Ballet at the Dance Centre “Company & Company”.
The salsa & bachata dancer David De Menes and Javier Padilla came together to run “David & Javi”, the first Same Gender Salsa Couple in Spain. Nowadays, they continue to offer professional shows of salsa and Latin rhythms in national and international stages.
competed in the prestigious World Championship World Latin Dance Cup held in Miami, Florida, where he won the title of SALSA SOLOIST MALE WORLD CHAMPION
>> Competed in the prestigious World Championship World Latin Dance Cup held in Miami, Florida, where he won the title of SALSA SOLOIST MALE WORLD RUNNER-UP, for the second year.
>> David & Javi participated in the TV Show “SPAIN GOT TALENT” where they were well accepted by judges and the general public
David & Javi participate in the prestigious and renowned TV show “BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT” in London, UK, where they were well accepted as Same Gender Salsa Couple, by judges and the general public.