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Flouer Evelyn

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Flouer Evelyn is a dance instructor & Embodiment Coach from New York City, currently based in Turin, Italy. She has been teaching Fusion since 2011, has MFA in dance and a background teaching and performing Blues, Contemporary, Latin Ballroom, ballet, and ice skating. She has won plenty of partner dance competitions in various styles, and has performed & taught all over the globe. But what is important is that Flouer has a warm, encouraging personality in class. She is known for her values of artistry and personal expression, complimented by her ability to break down any movement into incredibly specific detail. In Fusion, Flouer brings her fascination of the movement and history of social dances to offer a variety of approaches. She is especially known for offering simple ways to give structure and easy access to all these free dance(s). Using imagery, anatomy, rhythm, embodiment, and concepts, Flouer will build your dance from the ground up; all the while teaching you about the music you are listening to, the related dance cultures, and why a movement became what it is today. https://flouerdances.com

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Xandy Liberato was born in Brazil and he came into contact with dance for the first time at the age of 16, when he started his training in Brazilian partner dance, jazz, ballet, hip hop and dance interpretation through creativity, connectivity and generosity. Later on, already in Spain, he studied contemporary dance at Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Valencia (Spain). Regarding his professional career, he started working as a professional dancer at the age of 18 for the singer Harmonia do Samba  and Gian e Giovani, with whom he worked in their Brazilian and Latin American tours for 3 years. Between 2008 and 2012, he worked as a creator, interpreter and codirector of the contemporary dance company Mou Dansa, winning the prize for the best choreography in the Choreography Contest of Sevilla and the prize for the best interpreters in the International Contest of Burgos – New York (2009). During the 2008-2009 season, he shared the stage as an interpreter and dancer with the Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo in the opera Iphigénie en Tauride the at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía of Valencia (Spain). Since the beginning of his career, he has always balanced his artistic career with teaching by sharing his knowledge on Brazilian traditional dances, contemporary dance and partner dance. Between 2012 and 2016 he started a dance partnership with Evelyn Magyari. Together, they spread Brazilian Zouk around the world and became worldwide references due to their connection and creativity. From 2009 to 2022, together with his team, Xandy has conducted research on dance and the multidimensionality of the body in motion, the result of which is a body reeducation system through dance and conscious movement – the Liberato Method. Currently, Xandy is sharing his knowledge and experience in his own retreats in Brazil & Spain, Online Weekly Classes, as well as private courses and workshops, taught both online and in person. He combines teaching with research and the creation of his first book on the Liberato Method, together with his team and the technical support of the University of Valencia (Spain).

Xandy Liberato

Brenda Russell

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Xandy Liberato was born in Brazil and he came into contact with dance for the first time at the age of 16, when he started his training in Brazilian partner dance, jazz, ballet, hip hop and dance interpretation through creativity, connectivity and generosity. Later on, already in Spain, he studied contemporary dance at Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Valencia (Spain). Regarding his professional career, he started working as a professional dancer at the age of 18 for the singer Harmonia do Samba  and Gian e Giovani, with whom he worked in their Brazilian and Latin American tours for 3 years. Between 2008 and 2012, he worked as a creator, interpreter and codirector of the contemporary dance company Mou Dansa, winning the prize for the best choreography in the Choreography Contest of Sevilla and the prize for the best interpreters in the International Contest of Burgos – New York (2009). During the 2008-2009 season, he shared the stage as an interpreter and dancer with the Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo in the opera Iphigénie en Tauride the at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía of Valencia (Spain). Since the beginning of his career, he has always balanced his artistic career with teaching by sharing his knowledge on Brazilian traditional dances, contemporary dance and partner dance. Between 2012 and 2016 he started a dance partnership with Evelyn Magyari. Together, they spread Brazilian Zouk around the world and became worldwide references due to their connection and creativity. From 2009 to 2022, together with his team, Xandy has conducted research on dance and the multidimensionality of the body in motion, the result of which is a body reeducation system through dance and conscious movement – the Liberato Method. Currently, Xandy is sharing his knowledge and experience in his own retreats in Brazil & Spain, Online Weekly Classes, as well as private courses and workshops, taught both online and in person. He combines teaching with research and the creation of his first book on the Liberato Method, together with his team and the technical support of the University of Valencia (Spain).

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Xandy Liberato was born in Brazil and he came into contact with dance for the first time at the age of 16, when he started his training in Brazilian partner dance, jazz, ballet, hip hop and dance interpretation through creativity, connectivity and generosity. Later on, already in Spain, he studied contemporary dance at Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Valencia (Spain). Regarding his professional career, he started working as a professional dancer at the age of 18 for the singer Harmonia do Samba  and Gian e Giovani, with whom he worked in their Brazilian and Latin American tours for 3 years. Between 2008 and 2012, he worked as a creator, interpreter and codirector of the contemporary dance company Mou Dansa, winning the prize for the best choreography in the Choreography Contest of Sevilla and the prize for the best interpreters in the International Contest of Burgos – New York (2009). During the 2008-2009 season, he shared the stage as an interpreter and dancer with the Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo in the opera Iphigénie en Tauride the at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía of Valencia (Spain). Since the beginning of his career, he has always balanced his artistic career with teaching by sharing his knowledge on Brazilian traditional dances, contemporary dance and partner dance. Between 2012 and 2016 he started a dance partnership with Evelyn Magyari. Together, they spread Brazilian Zouk around the world and became worldwide references due to their connection and creativity. From 2009 to 2022, together with his team, Xandy has conducted research on dance and the multidimensionality of the body in motion, the result of which is a body reeducation system through dance and conscious movement – the Liberato Method. Currently, Xandy is sharing his knowledge and experience in his own retreats in Brazil & Spain, Online Weekly Classes, as well as private courses and workshops, taught both online and in person. He combines teaching with research and the creation of his first book on the Liberato Method, together with his team and the technical support of the University of Valencia (Spain).

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