Rafael Oliveira

About Rafael   Rafael Oliveira has been working as a choreographer, teacher and dancer for 18 years. He is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and teaches workshops at dance congresses worldwide. In 2010, he was the coach representative in the Salsa Competition “Competencia Sudamericana de Salsa” in Rosario, Argentina. That same year, he coached…

Gilson Damasco

About Gilson Born in São Paulo, Brazil, South America. Gilson started dancing Lambada 27 years ago when the dance was very popular. Since the moment he fell in love with this dance, he spent years of love and dedication on LambaZouk – style (which has its origin in Lambada-style). In 1991 he brought LambaZouk to…

Renata Peçanha

About Renata Renata Peçanha is world renowned Latin Dance professional. Her Latin Dance academy was founded 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 and world-wide. Dubbed the “Queen of Brazilian Zouk”,…

Kadu Pires

About Kadu World renowned Brazilian Zouk professionals Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane are originally from Brazil. During Kadu’s 20-year dance career, he built a reputation as one of the best young dancers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, before being recognised as a Samba de Gafieira and Samba no Pe dancer and instructor of reference for Brazil’s…