Below you will find biographies for our faculty of instructors.
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Instructor | Performer | Choreographer A thirst for knowledge has driven Alexandre in all spheres of his life - salsa is no exception. Having graduated from law school and looking for a new challenge from his practice of martial arts, Alexandre embarked on his dance training in 2001, beginning his journey at the Hampstead School of Latin Dance and quickly undertaking an intense exploration of the burgeoning London scene, learning from early notable names such as the Tropicana and Salsoteca dance schools. An invitation to join the Diablo Dance Company (European Salsa Slam 2005 and 2006 champions) under the direction of Laith Sami in 2004 catapulted him onto the performance circuit. He was one of the founding members of the group, touring the UK for over a year and appearing on national television. Alexandre’s precise and technically explicit teaching gained increasing recognition in London. His focus on crisp, clear leading and smooth, inventive moves, combined with a dedicated and patient approach, dabbled with humour, has proved to be a heady cocktail and made him a sought after instructor. He has been a regular instructor for all the high profile London dance organisations, including MamboCity and Simply Salsa, SOS, Salsa UK and Salsoteca as well as being invited to teach at the MamboCity and Salsa UK congresses and internationally at events in Russia, Spain, Hungary and Sweden. Alexandre moved from London to Hong Kong in late 2007 to help raise the standard of Salsa dancing in the city and to introduce New York Style On2 Salsa dancing to the city. By the end of 2008, Hong Kong had a strong base of On2 dancers, with people expressing themselves to rhythm with body movement and shines. The general standard of dancing increased and he was voted Best Male Instructor of 2008. Now Alexandre hopes to focus on growing the number of people in the scene and making HK a must visit place for Salsa dancers in Asia.
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Sasha has over 10-year experience dancing International Latin and Standard Ballroom both as a competitive dancer and as a member of a formation performance team. She began assisting her instructors at age 14, training young couples and teaching group social dance classes.
Sasha was part of the Geyser Dance Ensemble (Russia) taught workshops and performed at concerts and festivals. She also represented the Paradise Dance School reaching the finals of multiple dancesport competitions.
Sasha started learning salsa after moving to Hong Kong and was inspired by her instructors to further develop understanding of technique and control of body movement, connection with music and partnering. Putting these elements together she believes is a key to enjoying dancing and creating unique mosaics of one's personal dance style.
Instructor | Performer Si-MON started salsa in 2004 under the instruction of Franky Wong (Fun4U Production) in Hong Kong and soon developed a passion for it. He also enjoys dancing bachata, rueda de casino and cha cha cha. But he fell in love dancing Salsa On2 New York style after being taught by Alex Amoroso. Combined with his strong, creative and entertaining style it makes him one of the most popular salseros in Hong Kong resulting in him being voted Salsa Personality of the Year 2008.Si-MON has performed in a variety of charity shows and balls around Hong Kong. He was a member of the Salsa Dynamics Team performing at the HK Tourism Board’s Winterfest 2006 and at the DSCAN event held at the Fringe Club in 2007. In 2008, he was on the Roadshow TV fitness programmes broadcasted on all over the public buses in Hong Kong. At the Hong Kong Salsa Festival 2008, Si-MON and his partner, Yonnie, were the 2nd runners-up in the Asian Salsa Open Championships.Si-MON has many years of professional experience teaching swimming and fitness to both kids and adults. He brought this fun and concise learning method to DANCETRINITY students learning to dance Salsa and Mambo and earned himself the title of Salsa Personality of the Year 2009 at the annual HK Salsa Awards.
Stefan is a highly accomplished Karate and Fitness Athlete. He has been training for 20 years in Martial Arts and many different forms of sports and fitness (Karate, Cycling, Running, Tennis, Free Running). Originally from the UK and a former member of the National England Karate Squad, he has competed Nationally and Internationally and was ranked 3rd in the country.
Stefan is an experienced fitness instructor and has a genuine contagious passion for fitness and engaging people to help them achieve their fitness ambitions. He ran a number of successful fitness classes in the UK and has now recently relocated to Hong Kong. He is driven by people, passion and performance. He has been fortunate enough to have experienced teaching a wide variety of people at different stages of fitness, from those completely new to the fitness world and who want to get fit, to individuals who are World/Olympic International Athletes and wanted to push themselves further.
Stefan has been on Sky Fitness TV and conducted a number of demonstrations in the UK for large Fitness and Well-being events and seminars. He now specializes in teaching high intensity fitness programs and circuit training to help people burn calories, lose weight and get toned and fit. He explains, absolutely no martial art experience needed for the FIT2FITE™ fitness classes, just a desire to get fit and have fun doing so.
Stefan spent many years competing on the UK Karate circuit and has been a student of some of the World's most prominent Karate Instructors. He has gained much experience from his time spent in UK and Europe on training camps, having trained with numerous World, European and National Champions and Coaches. Stefan also lived in Italy where he trained Karate every day with the Italian National Coach; all of this formed his passion for Martial Arts, movement and fitness and allowed him to take a practical and safe approach to his fitness programs.
Instructor | Performer Yonnie showed her interest in dancing and singing since childhood. Her first overseas performance was in the Sydney Opera House at age 10 and she participated numerous concert tours across Europe, North America, Australia and Asia. She studied Ballet and Modern at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.Her love for dance continued and led her to Salsa in 2003 with the Salsa Dynamics Team. She went on to become the team leader and co-instructor of Quick Step Productions, performing in the HK Salsa Festival 2003 – 2007; Latin America Festival; HK Dance Gala; 1st Annual Philippines Salsa Congress 2005 and Salsa Fiesta de Indonesia 2007. She was also invited as one of the judges for HK Salsa Dance Championships 2006.Yonnie won the Hong Kong Salsa Shines Competition with Doris Tse and the 2nd runners up Asian Salsa Open Championships 2008 with Si-MON Wan.
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