Glesniel Perez (Cuba/Norway)

Glesniel represents our main partner in Bergen, Cuba-Norge Dans, together with his partner in love, dance and business, Karina Hunderi. They run the main Cuban dance school in Bergen, Cuba-Norge Dans, where they offer regular classes and weekend events all year round. In Cuba Glesniel was dancing in the dance company of 1830, and he […]

Enrique Solla Charro (Spain)

Enrique Solla Charro from Madrid, Spain, is the creator of the sport version of Rueda de Casino, Rueda Almazenada. It has been developed over several years and Rueda Almazenada tournaments have been organized between various cities and teams in Spain the last years. Enrique came to teach us how to play the Rueda Almazenada for […]

Jaroslav Hluch (Slovakia)

Jaro is back this year! He is becoming a more and more popular rueda teacher, both in Bratislava, where he regularly teaches in the Salsa by Norika school, and at our congress and other international dance events. He has been teaching Rueda de casino for more than 7 years now, and has an eye for […]

Noe & Diego (Spain)

Based in the UK where they run their High Five Salsa school, Diego and Noe are originally from Spain and grew up listening and dancing to the rhythm of Salsa and other latin music. Their contagious enthusiasm and their entertaining lessons soon led them to be invited to teach in many salsa events and rueda […]

Cristian Mauricio Vera Nuñez (Chile / Spain)

This artist has been crossing the old continent for years, winning triumphs on the dance floor: Sub-champion at Buscando al Rumbero (Columbia) 2012 and 2013, at the International Festival of Guaguancó Afro-Cubano, in Barcelona and European Champion Rueda Festival Stuttgart 2014 (Germany). The latter with the dance group Tim Manana, world runner-up in the rueda […]

Christian Coelho (Brasil)

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Christian dedicates his life to health and wellbeing through yoga and dance. In 2011 he moved to England and it was in London where he started dancing salsa, falling in love with Rueda de Casino. After being a performer of the group Rueda del Mundo (RDM), which provided […]

Kristian Ackermann (Norway)

Kristian is one of the instructors for SalsaNors regular dance classes in Oslo. He has been a social dancer for many years before he started teaching, and is the most patient and dedicated teacher, much appreciated by the students. Kristian is also a salsa dj, he was one of the congress dj´s at the 2016-edition […]

Leysis Smith (Cuba / Italy)

Leysis is back!!! We are thrilled! She was the main female teacher at the SalsaNor Rueda Congress 2017 in Stavanger for the first time, and we fell completely in love with this amazing dancer and teacher! Born in La Havana, she started her artistic career at 7 years age at the Alicia Alonso’s national dance […]

Luis Duarte (Portugal/Germany)

Portugal-born Luis developed his enthusiasm for salsa and Afro-cuban dances from the age of 17. In a very short time, he became an astonishing dancer and dance teacher. Luis has later spent a period of time in Cuba improving his dance style. After returning to Germany, Luis started to learn different dance styles such as […]

Bernt Rygg (Norway)

Presenting Bernt Rygg, or the SalsaNor Rueda Congress “in persona”. If you have been to the congress before you know why. He might even be your reason to repeat the event. If you do not know Bernt, you should learn that he is quite dedicated to rueda and has been doing research on rueda and […]