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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 mind-set 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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JANA SLOSAROVA

Jana starting dancing at the age of 3 and became  European Latin Ballroom Champion at youth aphoto 3nd 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, Wycombe Salsa Club

She  has appeared in film and TV and  taught recently at The Moveit Exhibiton in Olympia which had over 35,000 dancers. With 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.

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NINELA IVANOVA

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

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With 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. Teaches regularly at Wimbledon Salsa/Bachata Club,  Putney Salsa / Bachata Club, Hammersmith Salsa/Bachata Club, Wycombe Salsa Club

 

 

 

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, Wycombe Salsa Club

She  has appeared in film and TV and  taught recently at The Moveit Exhibiton in Olympia which had over 35,000 dancers. With 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

 

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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SAORI COSTER

Saori is one of the most popular dancers in the UK & Europe. Having won the European Salsa Championship for the group division in 2006, Saori has been teaching and performing thoughout the UK and abroad ever since. She is a resident teacher at all our venues and runs excellent performance courses at very high levels. Inspired by top world stars such as Yamulee, Hache Y Machete & Griselle Ponse. Saori has now developed a unique style and charisma which has made her one of the most highly rated dancers in Europe. Her courses and classes are constantly sold out.

She’d like to share with all ladies her knowledge and unique technique, especially clean stable spins and elegant styling but most of all the enjoyment of dancing on the music on a truly spiritual level.

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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

 

 

CORINA WURSCH

 

Corina is one of those rare talents to be gifted with style, beauty, flare 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 that 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.

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SYNERGY  – ANITA MAKWANA, AMIE CONNELLY, SOPHIA THEODOSIOU

Synergy are a London based professional performance group. They are inspired by a variety of styles making their performances versatile. Their passion for dance and diverse dancing backgrounds have enabled them to create their own individual style which are both intriguing and unique. They have individually been trained in styles such as ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, street, hip hop, samba and even bollywood. They have also mastered all levels and varieties in the beautiful art of bellydance and use this art form combined with those previously learnt, to fuse energy and elegance into their performances. They have performed at world class events to include the Olympic Opening Ceremony, TV’ shows, theatres, charity events and many many more. To see more of them visit, www.discoverdanceuk.com.

 

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 a 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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Call 07831 715 368 or email info@incognitodance.com