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DANCE 4 LIFE is an event created with the aim of collecting funds for the Irish Cancer Society. We are running the second edition this year, having two days full of dancing with most of Ireland Latin dance Schools participating. An event where the dance community gathers together for one cause.

The challenge is trying a Style of Dance you haven't tried before like:
Salsa - Tango - Zouk - Samba - Kizomba - Reggaeton - Hip Hop - Rumba Cubana - Cuban Salsa - Cha cha cha - Pachanga - Bachata and more!

MEET THE ARTISTS

DENIS & SARAY | ABEL & ALINA | DAVID & JOHELY | WILLIAM WADE | MARK & CAROL | DAVID KEELER | BIJAY & BASIA | PATRICK MARINHO | THOMAS TCHEUFFA | MONA | CLAIRE O MEARA | SAMANTHA FIORELLI | ELOY QUEZADA |ANGELICA DUQUE | PRATHEESH | PAULO PATRICIO | FIDEL | JASON O'FAOLAIN

BRAZIL / SPAIN  Saray has been dancing since she was just 8 Years of Age and now she joining us to add some Spanish Flair to the dance floor of Ireland! Since discovering Bachata a few Years ago, she has immersed herself in its many styles and trained to become an extremely confident instructor. She continues to improve her teaching skills year after year, attending classes and workshops with world-renowned Bachata masters and World Champion Dancers.  Denis has participated in various Latin dance events across Europe, and he has also trained with some of the World's Best Teachers. He is bringing a unique energy and fusion of Bachata styles carefully crafted with his dance partner Saray.

BRAZIL / SPAIN

Saray has been dancing since she was just 8 Years of Age and now she joining us to add some Spanish Flair to the dance floor of Ireland! Since discovering Bachata a few Years ago, she has immersed herself in its many styles and trained to become an extremely confident instructor. She continues to improve her teaching skills year after year, attending classes and workshops with world-renowned Bachata masters and World Champion Dancers.

Denis has participated in various Latin dance events across Europe, and he has also trained with some of the World's Best Teachers. He is bringing a unique energy and fusion of Bachata styles carefully crafted with his dance partner Saray.

CUBA/LITHUANIA  Alina and Abel are the directors of Dublin Salsa Academy. Together they combine almost 20 years of music, dance and teaching experience. Over the years and across various art forms the knowledge collected on leading techniques have shaped their approach on delivering classes with special focus on detail and 'common sense' approach to dancing.  The classes are a combination of musicality, lead and dance techniques challenging students to see the dance as an every day task, making them confident and unique dancers bringing out their own personality.  Where to find us?   www.dublinsalsacademy.com

CUBA/LITHUANIA

Alina and Abel are the directors of Dublin Salsa Academy. Together they combine almost 20 years of music, dance and teaching experience. Over the years and across various art forms the knowledge collected on leading techniques have shaped their approach on delivering classes with special focus on detail and 'common sense' approach to dancing.

The classes are a combination of musicality, lead and dance techniques challenging students to see the dance as an every day task, making them confident and unique dancers bringing out their own personality.

Where to find us?

www.dublinsalsacademy.com

VENEZUELA  David & Johely began in this fascinating world of dance when they were 15 and 11 years old. They have trained in different genres such as Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Ballet, Folk, etc.  David & Johely had the opportunity to dance with few prestigious dance companies in Venezuela, participated in TV programs, dance with national artists representing Venezuela and now Ireland in numerous events and dance championships around the world, they have also obtained many titles, the most important so far the "South American Salsa champions"  After 4 years living in Ireland they decided to go after a new project, a place where people could learn more about dancing in general, The Real Dance Studio  Where to find us?   facebook.com/therealdancestudio/

VENEZUELA

David & Johely began in this fascinating world of dance when they were 15 and 11 years old. They have trained in different genres such as Salsa, Bachata, Jazz, Ballet, Folk, etc.

David & Johely had the opportunity to dance with few prestigious dance companies in Venezuela, participated in TV programs, dance with national artists representing Venezuela and now Ireland in numerous events and dance championships around the world, they have also obtained many titles, the most important so far the "South American Salsa champions"

After 4 years living in Ireland they decided to go after a new project, a place where people could learn more about dancing in general, The Real Dance Studio

Where to find us?

facebook.com/therealdancestudio/

 
CUBA  Dance instructor with more than 10 years of experience, His first steps was havana, Cuba working for different dance company and participating as instructor in the most important Salsa Congress on his city (Baila en Cuba). Once in Ireland, he created Salsacubana.ie with the objective of teaching and spread his culture through the dance and his roots...Rhythms as Rumba,Afro Cuban,Cha Cha, Son etc... mixing with the most authentic Cuban Salsa or Rueda de Casino are the complete delight of everyone who attends his classes. He is part of the growing movement of instructor in Dublin, teaching and performing all over the country.  Where to find me?   www.salsacubana.ie

CUBA

Dance instructor with more than 10 years of experience, His first steps was havana, Cuba working for different dance company and participating as instructor in the most important Salsa Congress on his city (Baila en Cuba). Once in Ireland, he created Salsacubana.ie with the objective of teaching and spread his culture through the dance and his roots...Rhythms as Rumba,Afro Cuban,Cha Cha, Son etc... mixing with the most authentic Cuban Salsa or Rueda de Casino are the complete delight of everyone who attends his classes. He is part of the growing movement of instructor in Dublin, teaching and performing all over the country.

Where to find me?

www.salsacubana.ie

IRELAND / SPAIN  A clinical dance duo, the Salsa Medics bring fun, fitness and Latino footwork to the West of Ireland's rhythmically inclined. Operating from the Victoria Hotel in Galway City, and Blouser's in Westport, they impart their hot stepping know-how in Cuban Salsa, Rueda, and Bachata for beginners and beyond, and entertain with performances, parties, and a late night Salsa clubs. The shimmying double act focus on the health benefits of the Latin jig, with an aim to get foot tappers on to the dance floor with confidence and Cuban flair.  Specialised teaching individual and couple Latin dances, including; beginner, improver, intermediate levels of Salsa, Bachata and Rueda in the most effective and fun way.  Where to find us?   www.salsamedics.com

IRELAND / SPAIN

A clinical dance duo, the Salsa Medics bring fun, fitness and Latino footwork to the West of Ireland's rhythmically inclined. Operating from the Victoria Hotel in Galway City, and Blouser's in Westport, they impart their hot stepping know-how in Cuban Salsa, Rueda, and Bachata for beginners and beyond, and entertain with performances, parties, and a late night Salsa clubs. The shimmying double act focus on the health benefits of the Latin jig, with an aim to get foot tappers on to the dance floor with confidence and Cuban flair.

Specialised teaching individual and couple Latin dances, including; beginner, improver, intermediate levels of Salsa, Bachata and Rueda in the most effective and fun way.

Where to find us?

www.salsamedics.com

IRELAND  Where to find us?  www.s trictlysalsa.ie

IRELAND

Where to find us?

www.strictlysalsa.ie

 
 
NEPAL / POLAND

NEPAL / POLAND

UK  Patrick is an exciting dancer, teacher and choreographer with many years of experience, having learned from some of the worlds best and has taught and performed in various European cities including Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Germany, Bulgaria and the U.K.  His experience with and exposure to a variety of dance styles, including but not limited to salsa On1 and On2, cha cha, bachata, ballet, jazz and Afro-Latin funk, and a martial arts background has prompted a life-long exploration of movement and physical expression evident in his being.  Where to find me?   www.iknowaguyent.com

UK

Patrick is an exciting dancer, teacher and choreographer with many years of experience, having learned from some of the worlds best and has taught and performed in various European cities including Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Germany, Bulgaria and the U.K.

His experience with and exposure to a variety of dance styles, including but not limited to salsa On1 and On2, cha cha, bachata, ballet, jazz and Afro-Latin funk, and a martial arts background has prompted a life-long exploration of movement and physical expression evident in his being.

Where to find me?

www.iknowaguyent.com

IRELAND  Mona is a recognized and passionate Brazilian Zouk dancer and teacher living in Dublin. She began to dance at the age of four, with a background in traditional Irish dancing and ballroom including jive, foxtrot and waltz.  Today she continues to improve her dance technique and teaching skills through her ongoing training in Ballet, Contemporary & Brazilian Zouk. She has recently just returned from Brazil where she studied with Renata Pecana, Jaime Aroxa, Paloma Alves and other Brazilian Zouk professionals.  Since discovering Brazilian Zouk, Mona has developed her own unique teaching methodology drawing on elements from her own life experience alongside her knowledge as a Life Coach. She believes in the transforming power of dance using energy healing through biomechanics.  Where to find me?   www.zouk-ireland.com

IRELAND

Mona is a recognized and passionate Brazilian Zouk dancer and teacher living in Dublin. She began to dance at the age of four, with a background in traditional Irish dancing and ballroom including jive, foxtrot and waltz.

Today she continues to improve her dance technique and teaching skills through her ongoing training in Ballet, Contemporary & Brazilian Zouk. She has recently just returned from Brazil where she studied with Renata Pecana, Jaime Aroxa, Paloma Alves and other Brazilian Zouk professionals.
Since discovering Brazilian Zouk, Mona has developed her own unique teaching methodology drawing on elements from her own life experience alongside her knowledge as a Life Coach. She believes in the transforming power of dance using energy healing through biomechanics.

Where to find me?

www.zouk-ireland.com

 
VENEZUELA  Eloy Quezada , Venezuelan Choreographer with experience in commercial dance , jazz and contemporary dance, creator of Caracas Underground with international background teaching in Ireland, Brasil, Belgium, Portugal and Poland.  Where to find me?   facebook.com/ccs.under

VENEZUELA

Eloy Quezada , Venezuelan Choreographer with experience in commercial dance , jazz and contemporary dance, creator of Caracas Underground with international background teaching in Ireland, Brasil, Belgium, Portugal and Poland.

Where to find me?

facebook.com/ccs.under

IRELAND  Claire has had a passion for Latin Afro dance since she lived in South Florida for 10 years. She has been a keen Latin dancer for over 20 years, but since discovering Kizomba and Semba nearly 5 years ago it captured her heart. Claire regularly travels to Lisbon to learn and share her passion and her home soil. She trains in great length with Mestre Petchu and Tomas Keita to name a few. She teaches weekly classes in Kizomba/Semba/Afro dance in Ennis. She works extensively with youth groups and local events, recently choreographing producing and teaching Strictly come dancing in Ennis for loca GAA club Eire. Claire hosts regular dance events in her town and workshops and is teaching abroad in festivals. Ireland  Where to find me?   facebook.com/pg/kizombaclaire/posts/?ref=page_internal

IRELAND

Claire has had a passion for Latin Afro dance since she lived in South Florida for 10 years. She has been a keen Latin dancer for over 20 years, but since discovering Kizomba and Semba nearly 5 years ago it captured her heart. Claire regularly travels to Lisbon to learn and share her passion and her home soil. She trains in great length with Mestre Petchu and Tomas Keita to name a few. She teaches weekly classes in Kizomba/Semba/Afro dance in Ennis. She works extensively with youth groups and local events, recently choreographing producing and teaching Strictly come dancing in Ennis for loca GAA club Eire. Claire hosts regular dance events in her town and workshops and is teaching abroad in festivals. Ireland

Where to find me?

facebook.com/pg/kizombaclaire/posts/?ref=page_internal

VENEZUELA  Originally from Venezuela, has over ten years of experience as a teacher. Starting as Hip-Hop dancer and then she decided to concentrate on Latin Rhythms.  Angelica is already known and admired by many Dublin students for her clear and fun way to teaching and of course always done with a smile. Her classes are always full of energy, dancing, and new challenges.  Where to find me?   www.infinitybailastudios.com

VENEZUELA

Originally from Venezuela, has over ten years of experience as a teacher. Starting as Hip-Hop dancer and then she decided to concentrate on Latin Rhythms.

Angelica is already known and admired by many Dublin students for her clear and fun way to teaching and of course always done with a smile. Her classes are always full of energy, dancing, and new challenges.

Where to find me?

www.infinitybailastudios.com

 
CAMERON  Thomas Tcheuffa is originally from Cameroon in central Africa. He is the owner of Salsaeverybody Dance School in Ireland. He teaches dance classes & runs clubs in Dublin, Belfast, Waterford, and throughout the country, and worldwide.  He has been dancing all his life. Over twenty years ago, he began sharing his passion by teaching Cuban Salsa, Kizomba, Bachata & others forms of dance. His talents also include being a very successful and much sought after Deejay.  He is well known both nationally and Internationally for his unique ability to bring out the dancer in everyone! Time and time again, he proves to people that they CAN dance. Enough to enjoy a guaranteed fun-filled evening on the dance floor, following one of his workshops!  Where to find me?   www.salsaeverybody.com

CAMERON

Thomas Tcheuffa is originally from Cameroon in central Africa. He is the owner of Salsaeverybody Dance School in Ireland. He teaches dance classes & runs clubs in Dublin, Belfast, Waterford, and throughout the country, and worldwide.

He has been dancing all his life. Over twenty years ago, he began sharing his passion by teaching Cuban Salsa, Kizomba, Bachata & others forms of dance. His talents also include being a very successful and much sought after Deejay.

He is well known both nationally and Internationally for his unique ability to bring out the dancer in everyone! Time and time again, he proves to people that they CAN dance. Enough to enjoy a guaranteed fun-filled evening on the dance floor, following one of his workshops!

Where to find me?

www.salsaeverybody.com

Indian  Coming from a country steeped in music and dance, Pratheesh discovered the Latin beats in 2007 through Salsa. After coming across Bachata in 2009 he got enchanted by Bachata Sensual and ever since has been addicted to it. He has been teaching Bachata Sensual in Cork and Dublin and focuses on the fundamentals of the movements and ensures understanding of why and how of each and every movement and body posture. Pratheesh also believes in fusing elements from various other dance styles, primarily Zouk and Kizomba into Bachata Sensual.    Where to Find me?   Moksha Academy of Dance

Indian

Coming from a country steeped in music and dance, Pratheesh discovered the Latin beats in 2007 through Salsa. After coming across Bachata in 2009 he got enchanted by Bachata Sensual and ever since has been addicted to it. He has been teaching Bachata Sensual in Cork and Dublin and focuses on the fundamentals of the movements and ensures understanding of why and how of each and every movement and body posture. Pratheesh also believes in fusing elements from various other dance styles, primarily Zouk and Kizomba into Bachata Sensual.

Where to Find me?

Moksha Academy of Dance

Portugal    Where to Find me?   Afrolatin Dance School

Portugal

Where to Find me?

Afrolatin Dance School

 
IRELAND    Where to Find me?   South East Salsa

IRELAND

Where to Find me?

South East Salsa

Italy    Where to Find me?   Salsa Cubana Cork

Italy

Where to Find me?

Salsa Cubana Cork

RUSSIA & IRELAND  Maria Kozlovskaya & Alexander Yumashev (Russia, Ireland)  Since 2012 Maria and Alex spent more than 25 months living in the Dominican Republic, exploring its culture and dance.  Organizers of regular bachata camps BailaMar in the Dominican Republic. Organizers of unique authentic bachata festival in Russia - Dominican Flow Festial.  Dance instructors in ArmenyCasa - one of the biggest Latin dance school in Russia.  Instructors and performers at bachata weekends in many Russian cities, such as Moscow, Kaliningrad, Arkhangelsk, Samara, Ryazan, Vladimir, Bryansk etc.. Teaching regular instructors courses in Moscow. Instructors, performers and judges at various Dance Festivals in Russia, Dominican Republic, USA, Poland, Spain and Ireland.    Where to Find us?   www.bailamaracademy.com

RUSSIA & IRELAND

Maria Kozlovskaya & Alexander Yumashev (Russia, Ireland)

Since 2012 Maria and Alex spent more than 25 months living in the Dominican Republic, exploring its culture and dance.

Organizers of regular bachata camps BailaMar in the Dominican Republic. Organizers of unique authentic bachata festival in Russia - Dominican Flow Festial.

Dance instructors in ArmenyCasa - one of the biggest Latin dance school in Russia.

Instructors and performers at bachata weekends in many Russian cities, such as Moscow, Kaliningrad, Arkhangelsk, Samara, Ryazan, Vladimir, Bryansk etc.. Teaching regular instructors courses in Moscow. Instructors, performers and judges at various Dance Festivals in Russia, Dominican Republic, USA, Poland, Spain and Ireland.

Where to Find us?

www.bailamaracademy.com

 
Hollywood Jive Fitness

Hollywood Jive Fitness

 
 
 

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VENUE

Neptune Rowing Club

Location: Chapelizod road, Dublin 8