Walter Fernandes

International Teacher

Rio de Janeiro instructor, performer and competitor

Walter formally trained at the School of Dance Jaime Arouxa. His close relationship with dance began 15 years ago with the “Conscious from feet to head” social project at the School of Dance Jaime Arouxa. Later, his talents were exercised in a CIA DOM group show known throughout Brazil for its impressive samba choreography, directed by Patrick Carvalho. He also been awarded as a Champion of Gafiera Brazil (2015 Championship).  He competed in various categories with Tais Benite on Kadu Vieira’s team. He has been a student of William Teixeira Alves and Paloma for several major competitions.  He has been teaching Samba and Zouk in Russia, Israel, Siberia, Finland and Belarus.

This will be Walter’s first time in North America.  Currently, his only plans to be teaching in North America will be at ZoukMX.

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