John Piazza is a Brooklyn native of Italian descent. He began his dance training in 2002, taking classes at Salsa Groove in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He was invited to be a principal dancer in Jason Myra’s dance company, Tumbao due to his talent and exemplary discipline. His accolades continued as he worked with other prominent New York City Latin dancers such as Addie Diaz and Marisol Ramirez. John began to train with Frankie Martinez in 2005 and was invited to join ABAKUA in 2007.