About Freddy

Performer, teacher and choreographer, started dancing very young. Formed by Renata Peçanha, known as the Queen of Zouk, he started dancing professionally and teaching in her Studio – Núcleo de Dança Renata Peçanha in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, and got specialised in Brazilian Zouk and Brazilian Ballroom Dances. He has taken part of the Dance Company Prima Facie, where made shows of Jazz and Contemporary Dance and has also worked as a ballet dancer under a contract for Walt Disney World Brazil. Champion of the XV Dance festival in Nova Iguaçu 1o place – with a Zouk choreography and 2nd place – with a Samba de Gafieira choreography, besides that, won a special prize as the Best One in the Category Popular Dance Group, also, Champion of the IX Dance Festival in Rio das Ostras 1o place twice with two choreographies, one of Zouk and other of Salsa, and 2nd place with a Tango choreography. He introduced, developed and established Brazilian Zouk and Samba de Gafieira in Moscow – Russia for 2 years and currently he does the same in Helsinki – Finland, where he is the owner of the Helsinki Dance Central – Dance Academy. Freddy has become a highly respected teacher and performer in the International dance scene and has been developing Brazilian Zouk and Samba de Gafieira all around the world, being featured artist at Congresses, Festivals and Workshops, in countries like: Brazil, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Finland, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Austria, Croatia, Switzerland, Holland, Denmark, Russia, France, Poland, United Kingdom and many more.