The Aztecs called themselves Mexica, and the land of the Aztecas is Mexico.
Virginia Carmelo is a Master Teacher/Maestra with over 35 years of dance experience. She began her discipline in Aztec Dance under her Maestro Florencio Yescas, a traditional and professional dancer from Mexico City, Mexico, and credits him for the knowledge and teachings she utilizes in operating Xipe Totec Danzantes Aztecas. Virginia has 6 children that she has engaged in this tradition, and grandchildren that she is initiating as well. She continually attends traditional Danza ceremonies in Mexico to develop her own learning and development as a Danzante- or dancer of traditional ceremonial obligation.