Carmen Guynn

2024 Exemplary Teaching Artist

Carmen R. Guynn is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and the Owner/ Artistic Director of Almas Del Ritmo Dance Company. The dance company is the first Latin Dance Company in St. Louis, and has made appearances on the OWN’s Network popular TV show Welcome to Sweetie Pies and Viacom’s Network TV show MTV MADE.  The dance company is dedicated in teaching the art of Afro – Latin Music and Dance to the St. Louis Metropolitan area.  Carmen uses life coaching skills and her work in civil engineering to create a space for dance students to explore new cultural concepts.   The dance company is also used as a platform to bring awareness about Human Trafficking.

Carmen Guynn’s Programs

Baby Artsplay!
Latin Dance Excursion
Learning Through Movement
Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts