Ladies Salsa Styling by Iris De Brito. 2x UK Salsa Champion. The instruction is dedicated to body movement and style and can be applied to Cuban, New York or LA styles of Salsa dancing and is suitable for beginners or dancers at an intermediate level On this DVD:
- Body Undulation (the origins of hip hop)
- Body Isolation
- Body Wave
- Styling & Shines
- Accents & Decoration 2X UK Salsa Champion (1999 & 2003), performer and teacher in the UK and abroad and holds a Lifetime achievement award for her contribution to Salsa in the UK. Iris started dancing when she was 6. She trained in ballet, jazz & contemporary in Portugal and at The London Studio Centre. Iris has had featured appearances in Evita – The Film with Madonna, at TOP/GMTV/CD-UK with Enrique Iglesias and more recently in Kylie Minogue’s video ‘Chocolate.’ Iris has also worked with two well known African dance companies in the UK. She has Choreographed and directed “El Barrio” a theatre production with Song, Salsa and Live percussion, which completely sold out. Iris is also the one who started Kizomba in the UK. Iris is originally from Angola, a country in the south west of Africa. Trained at “ The London Studio Centre” with the late William Louther (one of the original members of the Alvin Ailey company), and further developing her own unique style when work and learning at the “Badejo Arts” and “Kokuma Dance Company” (African dance companies). Iris’s mixed heritage and Cuban influences, along with years of hard work and training have contributed to her own unique and elegant style of dancing and interpretation, and has become an impressive diverse Dancer/ Singer. Her elegance and energy are the attraction to any performance.