Wesley and Rachel

Wesley and Rachel Wesley first started dancing in 2007, taking hip hop and street dancing classes. In 2011 he had his first contact with Brazilian Zouk through Dance Days Betim academy, school with the best professionals in Minas Gerais; by whom he was trained.  Having street styles as a background has always made Wesley’s Zouk…

Shaun and Nikki

Shaun and Nikki Coming from a martial arts background, Shaun discovered Latin dancing in 2005 when he began taking classes in Salsa, and later adding Merengue, Bachata, Argentine Tango, and of course Brazilian Zouk to his repertoire. In 2009 he discovered Brazilian Zouk and instantly fell in love with it, drawn to the styles smooth…

Rafael and Juliana

Rafael and Juliana About Juliana Lima & Rafael Pitarello started to dance in 2008, learning the Brazilian Social Dance styles: Samba de Gafieira, Bolero, Forro and Soltinho (Danca de Salao).  In 2009, aiming to study and practice in addition to the dance classes they did they began to train weekly, especially Samba de Gafieira. Since then,…

Walter Fernandes

Walter Fernandes Walter Fernandes started dancing at 15 years old, at Jaime Arôxa Ipanema Dance School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Later, he joined CIA DOM, dance company known throughout Brazil for their impressive choreographic work, directed by Patrick Carvalho. In 2015 he won the Samba de Gafieira Brasil (group category) with his current partner Tais…

William and Paloma

William and Paloma Begin dancing in 2006 at Centro de Dança Alex de Carvalho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Together with Paloma they are world-renowned Brazilian Zouk dancers, choreographers and teachers.   Today he lives in Madrid and continue to travel around the world, teaching at numerous dance congresses.   William appeared at popular Brazilian…

Jorge and Renata

Jorge and Renata 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…