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JEFF TARPINIAN

Jeff Tarpinian’s inspirational style generates enthusiasm and commitment to the art of Salsa & Latin dancing. He was been dancing various styles of dance for more than 30 years. At the early age of 13 he excelled in the street dance style of Popping and Locking, as well as Jazz, winning many competitions and touring Europe doing performances, as well as many TV slots/shows. Coming from an Armenian/Brasilian background and brought up in London, Jeff learned to appreciate a wide variety of good music from an early age. Dancing Salsa LA and NY style, On1 and On2, Bachata, Cha cha etc.. for more than 14 years – Jeff has already travelled the world, teaching and dancing in over 90 worldwide congresses, and is set this year for many more. His varied inspirations have lead Jeff to dancing a very unique style of salsa, blending hip hop, jazz and contemporary. As a choreographer, DJ and Salsa instructor, Jeff enjoys every aspect of dancing, from encouraging the novice to working with the advanced, always inspiring the best out of everyone. Focusing on technique, rhythm, correct mindset and core movement, Jeff manages to teach his classes to a high level, whilst injecting great humour and fun. His company Incognito Dance, runs regular Latin dance nights in London catering for over 500 dancers each week. Also due to his excellent taste in Latin music, Jeff is highly regarded one the best UK Latin DJ’s and was awarded “UK’s Best Latin DJ” award 2010.

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MIA AMORBAILA

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Mia starting dancing at the age of 3 and became  European Latin Ballroom Champion at youth and adult levels. Now living in London, she teaches Salsa (On1 & On2), Bachata and Cha Cha on both followers and leaders perspective. She teaches salsa at all levels from beginners to advanced regularly for Incognito Dance Company at all their clubs in and around London, as well as ladies styling, shines, musicality.

You will find her  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

She has appeared in film and TV and taught recently at The Moveit Exhibition in Olympia which had over 35,000 dancers. With the experience of different dance styles, she believes in encouraging others to develop expression and creativity in all aspects of their salsa dancing. A dynamic dancer with loads of energy and style.

Please contact her for private lessons, teaching, performing, Zumba classes or choreographing shows – click here

 

 

 

JANA SLOSAROVA

JANA SLOSAROVAJana starting dancing at the age of 3 and became  European Latin Ballroom Champion at youth and adult levels. Now living in London, she teaches Salsa (On1 & On2), Bachata and Cha Cha on both followers and leaders perspective. She teaches salsa at all levels from beginners to advanced regularly for Incognito Dance Company at all their clubs in and around London, as well as ladies styling, shines, musicality. You will find her regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

She has appeared in film and TV and taught recently at The Moveit Exhibition in Olympia which had over 35,000 dancers. With the experience of different dance styles, Jana believes in encouraging others to develop expression and creativity in all aspects of their salsa dancing. A dynamic dancer with loads of energy and style.

Please contact Jana for private lessons, teaching, performing, Zumba classes or choreographing shows – click here

 

 

 

 

 

ALEX BONEVA

Is one of the newest and most talented members of the Incognito family. Alex was born and raised in Bulgaria, she has been passionate about Latin music and dance all her life. Started Ballet at 7  and has been performing regularly for the past 5 years.  She started Bachata and Salsa at the age of 18 in Bulgaria and when she came to London, she immediately joined the Incognito Dance family. 
 
Dancing and performing have always been her passion, with an incredible background in dance Alex is a great teacher and huge positive influence with everyone around her. She is a charismatic dancer and performer, full of enthusiasm with an eye for detail and a strong presence on stage.  Also, watch out for one of her 3 hour Ladies Styling Workshops 12-week Performance courses 
 
Alex is one of those rare talents to be gifted with style, beauty, flair and an incredible ability to pick up any dance style in ultra-quick time. Dance has been her biggest passion and the centre of her life from a very young age.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NINELA IVANOVA

Ninela has been dancing almost all her life. She started with ballet, jazz and

contemporary at an early age and has expanded her knowledge to other dances such as salsa, bachata, cha cha cha, NY Style On2, LA Style On1, Cuban, etc. Originally from Bulgaria, she has been dancing salsa for about 6 years now, performing as well as teaching across Europe.

With the experience of different dance styles and a warm personality, she believes in encouraging others to develop expression and creativity in all aspects of their salsa dancing. A dynamic dancer with loads of energy and style, Ninela can lead and follow in many styles of dance, which makes her an inspiring teacher for students at all levels.

 

Ninela teaches salsa at all levels from beginners to advanced regularly for Incognito Dance Company at all their clubs in and around London, as well as ladies styling, shines and musicality. Incognito Dance Company  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORINA WURSCH

 

Corina is one of those rare talents to be gifted with style, beauty, flair and an incredible ability to pick up any dance style in ultra quick time. At the tender age of 20, she has already been dancing for more than 16 years.

Currently studying Contemporary Dance at the Contemporary Dance Center Laban in Greenwich, she started with Ballet when she was four years old. In the past 2 years, she has learnt and already performed professionally in many Latin dances.

Highly trained in Ballet, Contemporary Dance (Release Technique, Graham, Cunningham), Hip Hop, Jazz, Folkloretanz, Samba, Flamenco and of course Salsa. Corina is one of our regular teachers in Putney and Hammersmith.  In 2014 she became Swiss National Latin Dance Champion.

 

Incognito Dance Company  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

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SCARLET SHERWOOD

Is one of the newest and most talented members of the Incognito family.  Scarlett has been passionate about Latin music and dance all her life. Having studied a variety of dance in her youth. Originally trained Salsa in Cuban style, now specialising in Modern Salsa styles. 
 
Dancing and performing have always been her passion, with a great background in dance Scarlett is a great teacher and huge positive influence with everyone around her. She is a charismatic dancer and performer, full of enthusiasm with an eye for detail. 

Catch her teaching at Wimbledon Salsa & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa & Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club, and Fulham Salsa  & Bachata Club

 

 

 

 

TARA BALFOUR

 

 

 

Half Indian half Scottish professional dancer and instructor, Tara has trained since 2011 in salsa, bachata, Argentine tango, zouk and commercial dance.  She has spent the last 3 years in the European Latin industry teaching and performing across the UK, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Croatia. Tara currently studies ballet and contemporary dance. Incognito Dance Company  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club  

 

 

 

Valentina Diaz

Is one of the newest and most talented members of the Incognito family. Born in Sweden and brought up in Bolivia Valentina has always had an incredible passion for Latin music and a special love for Salsa and Bachata.

 
Valentina has been dancing Salsa and Bachata with Incognito for over three years and has performed multiple times at congresses in Europe in front of large audiences. Valentina has performed at World Class events, on the same stage and been trained by modern greats like:  Frankie Martinez – USA, Daniel & Desiree – Spain, Marco & Sara – Spain, Katerina & Dmitry – Russia, Charlie Garcia & Tania Cannarsa – Italy/USA, Johnny Vazquez & Luis Vazquez – Mexico Barbara Jimenez – Cuba, Angelo Rito – Italy, Selene Tovar – Mexico, Italian Groove – Italy, Alegria – France, Marcelo and Belen – Bachata – Spain, Champions of World Bachata Maters, Andrei and Adriana, Pasito Latino – Romania, Alma Libre – Komotini, Baila Conmigo – Alexandroupolis, Kavalatino – Kavala Dawda Foulah – Suriname, Railey Gijsbertha – Curacao. 
 
Dancing and performing has always been her passion, with a background in belly dance and has participated in many performances. She is a charismatic performer full of enthusiasm with an eye for detail and a strong presence on stage.
 

Incognito Dance Company  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aliki Siganou

New to the Incognito family, but not new to dance. Aliki originally from Greece was brought up with dance and music all her life.  Starting with Ballet at the age of 4, then trained in Greek Traditional Dance, R&B, Latin Ballroom, all through her teens. She then discovered a special love for Salsa and Bachata whilst studying at University in London. 
 
Having now been trained by Incognito Dance for the last few years, she regularly teachings at Incognito’s most popular clubs to hundreds of students every week, has performed multiple times at congresses in Europe in front of large audiences on the same stage by modern greats like:  Frankie Martinez – USA, Daniel & Desiree – Spain, Marco & Sara – Spain, Katerina & Dmitry – Russia, Charlie Garcia & Tania Cannarsa – Italy/USA, Johnny Vazquez & Luis Vazquez – Mexico Barbara Jimenez – Cuba, Angelo Rito – Italy. 
 
Aliki is a very intelligent, caring and patient instructor, that always gives detailed advice and tips to all her students. 
 

Catch Aliki teaching at Wimbledon Salsa/Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa / Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa/Bachata Club, and Fulham Salsa /Bachata Club

 

 

 

 

 

KAROLINA NAJMAN

karolina najmanKarolina has an exceptional passion for dance. Having a musical background playing the drums, she quickly fell in love with Latin rhythm and became an enthusiast of Salsa On1 & On2, Bachata and Cha Cha.

Considering that she has been dancing for just a short while,  she is a shining example of how passion, hard work and commitment can help develop your dancing skills quickly.

Karolina performed multiple times with Incognito Team and is known for her enthusiasm and professional approach. As an instructor, Karolina pays a lot of attention to details helping her students become better dancers with every step they make. 

Dancing and performing has always been her passion, with a background in music. She is a charismatic performer full of enthusiasm with an eye for detail and a strong presence on stage.

 

 

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Brian Dibnah (New Zealand) and Georgiana Muja (Romania). 

Most certainly one of the most dynamic and charismatic dancers on the scene.  Specialising in Latin Ballroom, they are guaranteed to light up the dance floor anywhere they perform.  Highly knowledgable in technique which makes them excellent teachers too. 

They are international Latin American couple currently ranked number 1 in New Zealand.
They are available for shows, private lessons and lectures. 

Contact details: 
brianandgeorgiana@yahoo.com

Catch them teaching at Putney Dance Lab

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KERRY BURTENSHAW

Kerry is one of the most experienced salsa / contemporary dance teachers in the UK, teaching for over 24 different companies over the last 15 years. Originally from London, she was exposed to all styles of dance and specialised in salsa at an early age. Known for her grace, fluidity and precision on the dance floor, and a remarkable ability to dance with anyone at any level.

She has taught many people her intricate footwork patterns, body movement, how to spin, feel comfortable and express themselves on the dance floor. Her creativity in styling and shines is enhanced by her sense of musicality and the ease with which she has incorporated other forms of dance. 

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VICTORIA QUEEN

Victoria has recently joined the Incognito family. Parents originally from Switzerland & Portugal.  Victoria is an essential part of the Incognito team, responsible for online marketing, physical marketing, sales, social media, event management, corporate and private bookings, administration, accounts, etc. 

Victoria is regularly at all the clubs, especially Hammersmith, Putney & Fulham Salsa & Bachata Clubs. Please contact Victoria for information on for bookings, corporate events, classes, courses, private lessons, teaching, teacher training, performing or choreographing shows. click here to contact Victoria

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIRIAM OPPEL

Miriam Oppel is a highly sought after teacher and performer and is regarded as one of the best in the UK for ladies’ salsa styling. Her background in dance is eclectic. She has a degree in Dance and Culture from the University of Surrey and has trained in a variety of genres including urban jazz, contemporary, classical Indian dance, African and ballet. She is known for her versatility and charisma, being able to easily switch from elegant to funky styles. Her successful dance partnership with Marchant Birch led to their being awarded Top UK Dance Act at the UK Salsa Congress 2006.

Miriam also performed with Tamambo and has danced for a number of salsa troupes including Rhythm Symbion, the Leon Rose Project and Iris de Brito and the Latin Soul Sisters. Her dancing has featured in several music videos and TV commercials. She is currently working with Colleen Daniels and Inaki Fernandez, performing both internationally and around the UK.   If you want to contact me please click here

 

 

 

MAROSH & KRISTINA

 

Professional Salsa dancers, UKA Qualified Salsa Teachers and performers, currently based in London UK.  They have won multiple Latin-Ballroom European Championships in 1996, 2001, 2002, 2004. In 2006 they won The European Salsa team Champions and became UK Open Semi-professional Salsa Champions. At the Professional level, they twice achieved runners-up in the UK Open Professional Salsa Champions 2010 and 2011. Additionally, they became IDO (Bachata, Salsa, Merengue) Latino Dance Champions 2010.

They love to add diversity to dancing and are able to excite audiences of all backgrounds with their dynamic appeal.

Since 2004 Kristina and Marosh have performed as dancers and Latin and ballroom teachers in Cassia Dance Co. where they were trained by qualified and professional teachers of ballet, jazz and scenic dance. These experiences have enhanced their dancing and they use influences from other dance styles in their current dance performances. As a member of Cassia dance group, they were often invited to perform in the National Theatre in Slovakia as well as being invited to perform abroad (Greece, Czech, Austria).

Dance partners Marosh & Kristina have been dancing and performing together since 2003.

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TIM ROWE

From a background as a musician, Tim’s dancing evolved as a natural expression of his love for music and rhythm.

His classes are characteristically clear and methodical, his teaching patient, and his routines imaginative, as he creates a fun and friendly environment in which his students always progress with good technique and confidence.

In 2004 he reached the final of the Tropicana world championships with an entertaining ‘Vampire Show’ and later on, in 2005, he went on to win the European Salsa Team Olympics as a member of the Diablo Dance Company, with the ‘Planet of the Apes’ routine. Also in 2005, he reached another success in the British Open Couples Championship with the ‘Dinner Party’ routine, coming in at a third place.

His television appearances include ‘Strictly Dance Fever’, ‘Dance like Michael Jackson’ and the Eastenders Children in Need ‘Big Dance’. He also stars as a featured dancer in the popular Salsa film ‘Cuban Fury’.

He has performed at congresses in the UK and Paris for audiences of around 2000 people, and always brings his experience and knowledge to his students.

Tim teaches salsa at all levels from beginners to advanced regularly for Incognito Dance Company at all our clubs in and around London, as well as ladies styling, shines and musicality.

Incognito Dance Company  regularly at Wimbledon Salsa  & Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa &  Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa & Bachata Club,  Fulham Salsa & Bachata Club

 

Call 07831 715 368 or email info@incognitodance.com