Discipline: Waacking/ Choreography
Lorena Valenzuela was born and raised in Mexico. She moved to the US in 2012 to be part of the American TV show “America’s Best Dance Crew”.
She performed live for TV stations such as Fox 11, MTV and Univision. Lorena started dancing Whacking in the summer of 2010 and she’s been teaching this style for over 8 years now. She’s been teaching in professional dance studios such as Movement Lifestyle, Debbie Reynolds, Kinjaz Dojo, KM Elite, Studio V, Soho Dance LA, Culture Shock SD, The Get Down District, Stylz and the South Coast Conservatory in Southern California. She has also taught workshops around the nation in Arizona, San Francisco CA, Portland OR, Denver CO, Orlando FL, Vegas NV, Seattle WA, Chicago IL among others. Lorena danced in music videos for singers JoJo, Jody Watley and Nayer, also danced for artist Mya’s Live Performance at the Echoplex LA. She has judged renowned national and international Waacking battles such as; “Waackfest”, “Waack to the Future”, “Return of the Waack”, “Jungle Spaceship Ball”, “Vogue Knights Italy”, “Smack and Whack” in Russia, “Whack, Crackle, Lock”, “Waackers of the Galaxy”, “USJ Allstyles Jam”, "Battle Games", "Funny 4 Life", "AFA" “Da Bloc Party” in Mexico among others. Lorena has been teaching Whacking workshops overseas in countries such as: Italy, Spain, Greece, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Costa Rica, Mexico, Colombia, and Russia among others.