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 Benite.
He also worked with William Teixeira and Paloma Alves. He has taught at many countries in the last 2 years and he can’t wait to teach and dance with everyone at Casa 2020!