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Claudia de Vries

Locations: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

School(s): BraSaZouk, Brasa Dance Studios

Website(s): www.brasazouk.nl www.brasadancestudios.com

Email(s): info@brasazouk.com

Phone #(s): 0031 644962255

Biography

Claudia was born in Suriname, South America. She is a teacher in both Brazilian and Latin dances, and in November 2005 she became a Licentiate at the United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dancing. She is the organizer of the Brazilian Dance Congresses and the Zouk/Lambada Dance Competitions in Amsterdam, Holland (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008). She has her own Brazilian dance school, BraSaZouk, and her own dance company (that she runs with her fiance Tico) the Brasa Dance Studios & Events, where she organized the 2nd / 3rd Brazilian Dance Congresses & the 3rd / 4th Zouk/Lambada Dance Competitions in 2006 / 2007 and this years congress.

Claudia has performed in numerous national and international events including, but not limited to, the World Salsa Congress in Puerto Rico, World Salsa Congress in Valencia, Dansa de Encontro in Rio de Janeiro, UK ’s first Salsa & Lambada Congress (2003), World Salsa Congress in New York, World Salsa Congress in Montreal, Salsuri Congress in Surinam. She has also performed on such television programs as Soundmixshow, ATV, Onderweg naar morgen, Sonntagskonzert, and with famous singers Gil Semedo, Irmaos Verdades, Revelaco & Gerard Joling.

It is a real pleasure and honor for Claudia to teach and to perform. She is widely recognized for her skilful teaching, her enthusiasm and drive during performances and her talent as a tireless event organizer.

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