Mori Granot-Sanchez (she/her/hers), based in Rhode Island, is the founder and director of Rhode Island Latin Dance, a dance school she started in 2012. In 2017 she launched her professional dance team, RILD-Synergy. Through her community work, Mori teaches weekly salsa classes at the Brown University Salsa Club and directs their performance team Alma Salsera. She also runs various after school dance programs and art credit-eligible dance classes for inner-city youth in high schools throughout the state. Mori began dancing at the age of five in Haifa, Israel, delving into Israeli folk, jazz, modern, and ballet. She began dancing salsa at age seventeen. Her travels led her to the US in 2006, where she would later pursue her love of salsa and embark on her professional dance career. Mori focuses on salsa as a teaching tool for self-development and to further inclusivity.