Profiles

Sue ( Salsa...feel the heat )

Sue first got into the Salsa groove about 20 years ago and went on to teach with Andre & Chariffi at
Manchester's Copacabana Nightclub. Sue is a qualified UKA Salsa Dance Instructor who runs her own
classes in the Warrington and Wigan areas where she hosts regular Salsa Party Nights and delivers
workshops for students, organisations and schools.

Rohan Brown

Rohan is an established instructor based in the Midlands who places particular emphasis on ensuring
that his students have a great time whilst learning to dance. His classes focus mainly on style and
natural body movement, with teaching influences that include Cuban & New York Salsa. Rohan
regularly hosts Salsa Nights, Weekenders and Congresses as well as finding the time to run his " One
stop Salsa Shop Salsa Fever " and organising Salsa Dance holidays.  A great time is guaranteed when
Rohan is around.

Leandro Charanga

The " Reggaeton King " was born in Cuba and is one of the most charismatic performers around
today. Leandro's style is unique and wldly entertaining. His fusion of raw energy from the backstreets
of Havana is edgy and athletic and at the same time graceful and fun.

Jessica Guastella

Jessica From Sicily,  arrived in the UK Summer of 2012 and began dancing at Leandro Charanga's
Cambridge classes in Autumn 2012.
Jessica supports, teaches and performs alongside Leandro all over the UK & Europe but is also a
teacher in her own right


Oscle Ordunez   
Oscle trained at the Escuela Nacional de Tropicana in Cuba and spent 4 years as a solo artiste for the
Ballet De Tropicana in Havana and went on to tour Europe. Oscle starred in the hit Soy De Cuba as
lead dancer and has gained great popular and critical acclaim across Europe. Oscle is weell regarded
and his talents have taken him around the world.


Lisandra Gutierrez
Lisandra trained at the Academia Nacional Del Ballet Espanol De Cuba and spent four years touring
Europe with Havana Rakatan and been the lead dancer at Cuba's Cabaret Tropicana and Cabaret
Parisienne. Lisandra has performed at many of Cuba' and Europes leading Festivals and is a much
sought after dancer whose talents have taken her around the world.




DJ Javier La Rosa
DJ Javier a winner of the most popular Cuban DJ award is one of the most exciting latin DJ's on the
scene today. Javier came from Havana Cuba and has been DJing since his arrival in 2004, playing
Salsa, Timba Cubana, Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop and RnB to suit any occassion.


Mancuban - Les & Lorraine

Mancuban have been dancing and teaching Salsa in Manchester and Chester for 20 years and have
made regular study trips to Cuba to develop their knowledge.


Yainer Carnonell Vegueriz

From Havana Cuba, Yainer is an Afro-Contemporary, Folklore dancer and choreographer, with
experience on stage and screen. Credits include principal folklore dancer and choreographer for TVC
Ballet Nacional, Cuba, and principal dancer for world-famous Lady Salsa. Significant performance,
artistic direction and teaching experience in Afro-Cuban, popular and contemporary Cuban dance.
Training also in Ballet and acrobatics.


Anneta Tampuori

Anneta along with Yainer created Ori World Dance & Culture, a group on a mission to revolutionise
the way dance is taught to and learned by beginners as well as aspiring professionals. They believe in a
holistic approach to learning anything in life; but DANCE is their passion – it is, after all, the oldest
and most revealing form of self expression!



DJ Jane Salsaldi

Jane is a very well known and one of the busiest DJ's in the North West,
playing Salsa, Bachata, Latin and Kizomba.



Donny Dudikoff

Donny was born in Cameroon, but grew up in Paris and later moved to London, the multinational
and multicultural mixture of this city allowed him to discover Kizomba and his energy &
talent has taken him outside of the UK and across European borders at various events.
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NORTHERN SALSA MINI WEEKENDER 9th, 10th & 11th FEBRUARY 2018