moderna dance - Meet the team!
Julie (Jules) Manning
Jules is one half of your salsa teaching duo. She is a UKA qualified salsa teacher and also teaches bachata, cha cha, merengue and salsa-tango. She has a background in teaching Modern Jive both for Ceroc and independently and also used to teach Salsafit, aerobics and aqua aerobics in a previous career. Jules has choreographed many dance routines for weddings, cabarets, competitions and performances for couples, groups and solo dancers and taught more people to dance than we've had hot dinners.
She also teaches pilates and is a professional singer/songwriter.
Cannot live without: Chocolate and salsa-tango fusion!
Salsa Mario Mario is the other half of your teaching duo. He is of Italian descent and has a great passion for his Latin roots. He loves Latin dance and teaching all kinds of salsa, including cross body club salsa, bachata, merengue, cha cha and bachata tango. He has been teaching salsa since 2008 for a variety of different salsa clubs and now is proud to run his own club, Passion de Salsa.
Cannot live without: Kizomba music
Leila Leila is our lovely door girl at our Pirbright venue. She is also the source of many of the fantastic homebaked cakes and biscuits we are lucky enough to have donated to our dance nights. Mmmmm. :-) Leila is a fab dancer too so be sure to ask her for a dance guys!
Cannot live without: Cake!
Dance Diva - Queen of Dance. Dance Diva is the font of all dancing knowledge. She has a blog for - check it out here. She is a regular at our salsa events and you may have even danced with her....!
Few have ever discovered her true identity but those who have, have never been seen again!
Cannot live without: Strictly!