TheodoreWolashie Awadzi aka Theo is the founder of Dance-Drive. He was the UKIDO Kizomba Champion 2012 as well as the 2012 UKA salsa champion heldin Bolton. His excellent teaching style has earnedhim recognition across the globe. His excellent teaching style andfun workshops have resulted in extensive travel around the world,teaching at congresses and festivals. In between travels he is basedin Oslo, Norway where he has established the Kizomba scene over thepast few years.
Withroots from the West African Country of Ghana, Theo’s dancing andteaching love is not limited to Kizomba, but extends to Semba, Afro-house, Kuduro and Tarraxinha! He focuses on connection betweenpartners, footwork, body motion, Ginga and partner work .
Asidefrom teaching, Theo is also a sought after Kizomba DJ.
Place British Open Professional Salsa Champion 2012
Place Kizomba champion 2011
3rd Place British Open salsa
Joint 1ST British Open Salsa Showcase Champion
4th Place British Open Salsa Champion 2010
Gediminas (aka DJ Salsa Groover). In 2006 Gediminas started selecting
Latin music at the clubs around Lithuania. First five years of his
career Gediminas played only Latin pop and at the same time developed
the passion for to dance, started collecting and listening to salsa, cha
cha cha, bachata, kizomba music. Eventually, he began his party brand
“Golden feet Social” where he played music for social dancers only. “I
always try to mix mambo, pachanga, guaguanco, salsa songs for dancers
who enjoy on1 and on2, sensual and Dominican bachata, boogaloo, cha cha
cha, and kizomba“, claims the DJ.
Grupo Lucumi is a Latin dance group from Stockholm, Sweden. Versatile dancers with backgrounds in different styles, dedicated in the Swedish salsa scene, they come together in their passion for Mambo and Afro Cuban dances. Now they are making choreographies, teaching and sharing the love for the dance and the culture. Their numbers incorporate elements from traditional Afro-Cuban, Modern styles as well as New York mambo – ambition is always to spread joy and inspiration. Ricardo, Jenny, and Gustav are also working at Stockholm Salsa Dance, performing with their show team Alegria.
Diego Alberto Flores Leon, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, is an IT student with a burning passion for Latin music. Growing up in a South American family he was always under the influence of Latin rhythms. Diego started his way dancing traditional Bolivian dances and later gained more interest in the Caribbean rhythms, which resulted in him taking his first salsa class in 2016. He currently dances for Stockholm Salsa Dance Alegria and will also perform on stage. DJ LEON is young, ambitious and making a name for himself in the salsa community in Stockholm. He has a mixed taste and will play salsa from different epochs and styles.
aka DJ Edvo is an old-timer at Salsa Sisters dance school and a
passionate salsa lover. He is now a regular DJ at SalsaSisters parties
and an enthusiastic dancer on the dance floors of salsa parties in
Vilnius and elsewhere. As a great music and rhythm lover he grabs his
bass guitar once in a while to play with well known lithuanian
alternative music bands.