Alessandra Barrios Valera
Alessandra was born in Lima, Peru and studied at the University of San Ignacio de Loyola obtaining her Graphic Designer degree. Since a very young age, she had a passion for dancing. Today, she is a Ballroom Professional Dancer and instructor. Alessandra participated in different international dance competitions obtaining Gold and Silver Medals representing Peru. She is co-owner of the Arthur Murray Dance Studio franchise in Lima, Peru and also for the franchise located in Fort Lauderdale, USA.
Alessandra continues to participate in the franchise competitions, obtaining the first place in Salsa and Bachata Social, and is a finalist in the category for Open Professional American Rhythm.
She didn't hesitate to join House of Peru in 2021 and since then is actively participating with the organization. Alessandra is happy and very proud to contribute with her marketing skills to promote our culture, and help the Peruvian community in San Diego.