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« Ariel is our salsa teacher. Ariel stands out from the other teachers in Leicester because he is patient and really teaches you thoroughly. It's great to have his guidance on styling. His lessons are great fun and everyone is really friendly. Ariel is a genuinely lovely guy and we recommend his lessons to anyone. His salsa parties are the best and he has some fantastic guest cuban bands - we have the best time! »
£30/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Ariel
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Salsa
  • Bachata
  • African dance
Levels
  • All Levels

Dance Teacher-Choreographer Specialty Cuban Dance, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Contemporary & Latin Dance in Leicester

Methodology

My teaching method is about to be focus in the body movement techniques working together rhythm and music interpretation that will improve your style and fluidity in any dance styles, included contemporary and Popular Dances. Learn how to portray the character and dance attitudes.
Learn the basic body movement with focus on the upper body and footwork.

Experience

‘Instructor de Artes’ Degree. I have been teaching and dancing with over 28 years of experience. Creation of Afrofusiondance Company, UK- Founder & Director. 13 years teaching in the UK to all ages from 5 to 80 years old. Event Management, Weekly Dance Classes, Workshops, Organizing
Dance Holidays to Cuba / Performing at Annual Dance Festivals Worldwide.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £90
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £160

Details

The rate is the same for any level. I charge travel expenses if the location is more than 15miles. 50% fee for cancellation.

Lessons offered by Ariel
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Salsa
  • Bachata
  • African dance
Levels
  • All Levels

Ariel's CV

Ariel Rios Robert
Hard working and motivated with a positive approach to life. Quick thinking, confident and resourceful.

Location: Leicester
07944 33 89 79 (concealed information) (concealed information)
Member of Equity: M(concealed information)

PROFILE
I am a confident, motivated, hard working person who is used to working under pressure. My background as a medical technician, combined with my teaching has given me skills for everyday life, dealing with new people on a daily basis, as well as being a quick thinker and problem solver. I am capable of getting the best out of people, and am resourceful and disciplined.
Originally qualified as an electro-medical technician for over 8 years, I then focused my career on teaching and dancing with over 25 years of experience. I have toured the world dancing and teaching Cuban Dance.
With 11 years teaching in the UK to all ages from 5 to 80 years old, I am used to a challenge.


EXPERIENCE
2012 – present – Event Management / Weekly Dance Classes / Workshops / Organizing
Dance Holidays to Cuba / Performing at Annual Dance Festivals Worldwide / DJ
Oct 12 – Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK – Afro-Cuban performance.
Sep 12 & May 13 – Russian Festival, St Petersburg - Master Classes & Performance.
Mar 12 – Present – Expanded Cuba Linda Company to Leicester – Weekly classes & events.
Oct 11 – Jun 12 - Cherwell Valley College, Oxford, UK - Dance Lecturer, Creative Arts, Media & Performing Arts Course. – Choreographed 3 end of term shows.
2009 – 2011 – Cubanadanza Dance Group – UK – Artistic Director & Choreographer -
Corporate Entertainment Circuit.
2009 – Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London (ISTD) – Teaching Training & Development, as well as devising the Cuban Salsa Syllabus.
2008 – Present – Creation of Afrofusion Dance Company, London, UK- Founder & Director 2008 – The Wedding Dance – The Octagon Theatre, Bolton & Nitro, Black Music Theatre. .

2008- 2012 – Sydenham School – London – Annual workshop + Lecture . African and Cuban Traditions through Music and Dance Ages: 12–13 years old.



EXPERIENCE CONT.
2008 – SalsaNor Dance School, Stavanger, Norway - Teaching Tour across 7 schools.
2007 – 2012 – Dance Festival, Croatia - Teaching, performing & lecturing on Cuban Music and Dance Culture. (Annual event)
2007 - Woodberry Down Community School, London - Dance workshops - ages 10 to 15 yrs
2006 – Present (Monthly) - Cubanissimo Dance Club, Oxford, UK – Main Teacher.
2006 – Present - Created Cuba Linda – Salsa Events & Classes.
2006/2009/2011/2012/2015 - Black History Month Celebrations – Teaching & performing.
2004 – 2005 - National Arts Instructors’ School, Havana – Teaching teachers-in-training.
2002 – 2005 – Director - Conjunto Folklorico Universitario – Artistic Director & Choreographer
2000 – 2001 – Cultural Community Project Diploma– Teaching intellectually impaired children, Havana University, Cuba.
1997 & 2002 – Shared a stage with The Cuban National Ballet and The Cuban National Folklore Company, Isadanza and Yoruba Andabo.
1993 – 2004 – University of Havana – Conjunto Folklorico Universitario - Dancer - Touring internationally, both dancing and teaching in Mexico, Dubai & Norway.


EDUCATION
2001- 2004 – ‘Instructor de Artes’ Degree - National Centre of Artists & Professionals, Cuban Ministry of Culture, Havana, Cuba - Dance-Instructor and Cuban Culture - specializing in Cuban, Latin and Central American dance.
2000 - Artistic Director Certificate - Provincial Cultural Centre of Havana, Cuba - Specializing in musicals and shows.
1999 - Instructor of Popular & Afro Cuban Dance Certificate - National Centre of Artists, Cuban Ministry of Culture.
1997 – Folklore Group, University of Havana (Conjunto Folklorico Universitario CFU).
Dance Instructor.


1993 & 1995- Grade A in “Movement of Amateur Artists”, Cuban Ministry of Culture.
1991 – 1999 – ‘Electro medicine’ technician for 8 years (whilst training in the field of dance)



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Computer Literate.
Full Driving Licence Languages: Spanish & English.
INTERESTS:
• Passion for dance – Performed in UK, Denmark, Serbia, Croatia, Russia, France, Germany, Norway, Ireland, Cyprus & Poland. Performed at Glastonbury.

• Music – DJ

Reviews on Ariel
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1 recommendation

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Anne

Ariel is our salsa teacher. Ariel stands out from the other teachers in Leicester because he is patient and really teaches you thoroughly. It's great to have his guidance on styling. His lessons are great fun and everyone is really friendly. Ariel is a genuinely lovely guy and we recommend his lessons to anyone. His salsa parties are the best and he has some fantastic guest cuban bands - we have the best time!

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