Brazilian Zouk with Leo & Mathilde in Oslo, Norway!
BRAZILIAN ZOUK WITH LEO & MATHILDE!
✨F R I D A Y✨
?✨ P A R T Y 21.00-00.30 ✨
✨S A T U R D A Y✨
13.00 - 15.00 WORKSHOP
15.30 - 16.30 WORKSHOPS
✨P A R T Y✨
22.00 - 02.00 DJ VIKING & DJ NIPZ
✨S U N D A Y ✨
12.30 - 13.30 Lady styling class with Mathilde (single class ticket available)
14.00 - 16.00 WORKSHOPS
16.00 - 19.00 SOCIAL MASH UP WITH DJ VIKING & NIPZ
✨M A S H U P S O C I A L✨
Sunday social together with the Heneco & Marta kizomba weekender.
CASH OR VIPPS
? B I O G R A P H Y ?
?Leo Chaffe & Mathilde dos Santos?
The partnership began in 2021 and they travel and teach in many places together.
They participated in big events like Fuji Fuji in Dubai , Brazuka Dance Festival Moscow,Dutch Zouk Congress , DCBX Washington DC, Miami Dance Fusion Festival and many others events.
? Leo Chaffe , 31 years old from Porto Alegre, Brazil
He started his career in dance at his seventeen years old in the South of Brazil with Tango, Bachata and Brazilian rhythms like Bolero and samba, after taking the first step he followed his dancing journey in another dance school in the south of Brazil. ºSpace Dance Alexandre Santos º which began to improve a little of his samba, until he met his first teacher of Zouk Brasileiro ºSteeve Pierre º. After this first contact with the dance, he began to fall so in love with this art that began to look for other dances like the ballet and Hip hop to increase his level and to begin a professional race.
In 2014 he decided to move from his city to live in Rio de Janeiro, because he knew that the opportunities would be greater, he began to study at the Alex de Carvalho School of Dance for a few months until he met his first partner Thayná Trovick.
This partnership began in February 2015 and finished in 2020.
They travel and teach classes in various places in Brazil and in the world. They participated together in congresses such as Prague Zouk congress, London Zouk Fest, Acapulco Salsa congress, among many others.
They had a great experience together in Mexico City where they spent 5 months teaching and training new dancers and teachers.
In addition to working with dances, the two studied together circus arts and acrobatics to increase their strength and endurance during performances.
? Mathilde Dos Santos
Teacher and choreographer, Mathilde, is an artist, foremost renowned as a
ballerina, modern and contemporary dances. She studied at the Conservatoire à
rayonnement régional de Paris; and at the famous Conservatoire National Supérieur
de Musique et de Danse de Paris. There she trained to attain intensive training in
dance during morning hours; and then completing extensive lessons in afternoon
whilst studying at school.
After graduation, she lived in Germany to continue to train further in her formation
at the Palucca Schule Dresden, international dance university. There she continued
to train in Ballet, Modern and several techniques of Contemporary styles (Horton,
Graham, Limon) and Pilates.
When she returned back to Paris, Mathilde extend her dance training in Latin
dances styles of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and being part several teams; before
focusing on Brazilian Zouk dance.
As a dedicated artist, she has been dancing for past 15 years in several styles. She
trained with the maestro Alex de Carvalho as his dance partner in the styles of
Brazilian Zouk and Samba de Gafieira since 2013/2014. She has worked as an
international artist performing and teaching at several international dance events
across the world. She is currently working with Léo Chaffe.
She also like to teach Zouk Lady Style & Technique and femininity-heels classes she
calls "Femininity Dance" to help women develop their expression in dance &
sensuality as well as their self-confidence.
In parallel, she continued to study further, to attain her Masters II Diploma in
Communication and Advertising from the ISCOM school. With her experience leading
to successfully host the first ever exclusive Brazilian Zouk Congress in Paris, at the
Disneyland resort, in Paris, France.
She strives to share her experience and knowledge of an accomplished artist in
dance, with new generation of students to achieve greater ambitions as a
dedicated dancer and role model for dancers worldwide that share her passions.