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Jorge and Renata

About Renata

About Jorge

Renata Peçanha is a registered professional dancer with the Brazilian Association of Dança de Salão and is a highly versatile instructor and performer.

Her repetoire includes Zouk Lambada, Pourterican and Cuban Salsa, Samba de Gafieira, Forró, Merengue, Soltinho, Jive, Rhumba, Chá Chá Chá, Bolero, Waltz, Maxixe, She has also background in Jazz Dance, Modern Dance ,Contemporary dance and Ballet.

She founded her academy in 2000, of which she is the principle dancer, choreographer and director. It has become one of the most reputable and well known dança de salão academies in Rio de Janeiro. She rules one Dance Company since 2008.

Dubbed the “Queen of Zouk Lambada”, Renata is the most well known female Zouk Lambada dancer in Brazil and needless to say, her academy specialises in Zouk Lambada. Renata worked with Jaime Arôxa’s Company for 6 years, Brazil’s premier dance academy. She is a highly sought after instructor at Zouk congresses throughout Brazil ,Europe, North America, Australia and other countries such as the International Congress of Zouk Lambada in Porto Seguro and Zouk Lovers in Holland. As well as organising Zouk Lambada events such as Zouk’n Rio, and the International Congress of Zouk Lambada in Rio de Janeiro, Renata has choreographed and danced for many reputable television shows and soap operas in Brazil.

Jorge Peres is a registered professional dancer with the Brazilian Association of Dança de Salão and is a highly versatile instructor and performer as well as a Capoeirista (Capoeira Artist).

His repetoire includes Zouk Lambada, Pourterican and Cuban Salsa, Samba de Gafieira, Forró, Merengue, Soltinho, Jive, Rhumba, Chá Chá Chá, Bolero, Waltz, Maxixe, traditional Lambada and Lamba Aeróbica. He is also undertaking training in Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary dance.

He  is a highly sought after instructor at Zouk congresses throughout Brazil ,Europe, North America, Australia and other countries such as the International Congress of Zouk Lambada in Porto Seguro and Zouk Lovers in Holland.

He has been Renata Peçanha’s partner since January of 2009, with whom has developed one solid work and renowned all of the world.

A seasoned performer Jorge has danced in shows by some of Brazil’s most famous singers such as Beth Carvalho, Luiz Melodia, Tânia Alves, Karla Sabah, Trio Virgulino and Marcello Furtado.

Jorge has also become a regular DJ at many popular dance hot spots throughout Rio de Janeiro and will be joining the Brazil Central DJ team for 2010.

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