Raquel performs and shares the transformative power of Alchemy Spinning internationally

She has been dubbed by the press “the New Isadora Duncan of the Environment” because her projects often have a message of consciousness and transformation

Plastic Pollution

Raquel Santiago has created “Dancing for an Ocean Free of Plastics”,  a whirling performance dance that raises awareness around plastic pollution and its terrible effects on our bodies and oceans.

This performance goes side by side the environmental activist Manuel Maqueda, founder of El Plástico Mata and Kumu, co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, and a founding member of Midway Film led by Chris Jordan, in his talks about plastic pollution around the world.

Inviting Silence Amidst Chaos

Inviting Silence amidst Chaos is an Alchemy Spinning™ dance performance series from different cities around the world. Raquel uses the power of Alchemy Spinning to create a space of silence and presence in the midst of chaos of the cities.



San Francisco


RetrArts is a dance documentary film by Marta Romero Coll about the creative process of 5 dancers from different styles, among them is Alchemy Spinning.

Here are the trailer and an improvisation dance by Raquel Santiago for the film.