Team Lingua Viva


Juan Pablo
Language Instructor

Born in Cali, but raised in London, Juan Pablo has led an interesting life. He has an undergraduate degree in Foreign Language and 10+ years of experience. Juan Pablo has taught and worked as a professor and interpreter in Spanish, English, and French languages. He prides himself on having a ‘situational teaching style’, which means he caters lessons to fit student needs. He is serious about teaching, responsible, professional, clear, and concise.

Language Instructor

Daniela is a traveller of the world and ready to take on adventures. She is energetic, active and fun. Dani has been working with us since 2019 and is a great part of our team. She holds a degree in communication and got her Spanish teaching certification in Mexico, so is very familiar with cultural differences between Spanish speaking countries.

Language Instructor

Andres Felipe received an undergraduate degree from the Universidad del Valle in Foreign Language and Instruction. By definition, he is a true polyglot speaking Spanish, French, English, and constantly learning more. Andres has 7+ years of teaching experience. He is a Caleño through and through and says “I love to teach, and it’s my pleasure to see students understanding, progressing, and speaking Español, my native language”.

Online Class Instructor

Bio coming soon...


Dayron Wapache
Academic Director & Partner

Dayron is co-owner, and the heart of Lingua Viva. He is a licensed Educator and Interpreter with 15+ years of experience, and holds a graduate degree in Foreign Language Instruction. A native Caleño who creates a comfortable environment for his students. Dayron is loved by all and inspires confidence in his students when learning and speaking Spanish. He is also an avid comedian that loves to dance salsa.

Laura Mora
Laura Mora
Owner & Managing Director

Laura holds a degree in Tourism Management, speaks 4 languages and has lived and studied abroad in the US and Germany. She is really passionate about Colombia, culture, travels, nature, and languages. Besides, Laura is also a certified Spanish instructor, so do not hesitate to make language-related questions if you visit the office!

What our students say about us…

Follow us on Instagram