About Renato

Creator of the Urban Zouk (Vero Zouk) and very important icon on the Brazilian ballroom dance scene.

He began his dance career by joining the Jaime Arôxa Dance Academy in Rio de Janeiro when he was 18 years old.

In 2009 he started to develop the Urban Zouk style which became a massive sensation few years later all around the world including UK, Holland, Chech Republic, USA, among other countries.
Since 2010 he was running his own Dance Company in Sao Paulo. As a company director he has created more than 10 international teachers and dancers that are currently performing and teaching around the world.

For the last 10 years he has been travelling all around the world to international dance events to teach and promote his style.

In 2017 he moved for 1 year to London, UK to create Urban Zouk community there together with Pedrinho and Linda Mattos.
Since June 2018 he lives in Warsaw, Poland where together with his dance partner and wife Bea Veronezi is promoting Urban Zouk.