About Rodrigo

Rodrigo is the owner and the head instructor of Universidade de Danca de Salao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, which has offered instruction to more than 11,000 students. Rodrigo has taught classes in forró and tango for sixteen years, but is best known as a highly respected international Brazilian Zouk instructor.

Rodrigo’s particular style of teaching is based on the learning theory of Dynamical Systems, which focuses on creating a more organic and less mechanical learning process. His classes emphasizes on the fluidity of the dance, while paying a great deal of attention to the woman’s head movement. His overall goal as an instructor is to make dancing more accesible and pleasurable experience for all people