Lorena joined one of the best dance schools in Cyprus, where she was born, at the age of 3 years, and started her dancing journey with Ballet dancing, which lead to her gaining RAD (ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE) Grade qualifications up to Intermediate Level. She also expanded on her training with Jazz and Contemporary dance. As a student, she competed in dance at International Level with her Dance School, attending reputable competitions including the Expression Concorso Internazionale Di Danza – IDA (2008) - Participation, Terpsichoris Erga (Awarded from the Jury: Anne-Marie Porras, Hervé Rumeau, Rudy Bryans (2006)); Second Prize in Contemporary Dance Solo 1, Third Prize in Jazz Dance Solo 2, Third Prize in Basic Dance Solo 1, Third Prize in Jazz Group Dance. Lorena then moved to the UK, where she was trained by Greg Gillespie, an ISTD Fellow and British Dance Champion at the London Academy of Dance, gaining her IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) Teacher Qualifications in Latin and Ballroom Dances for Rumba, Samba, Cha Cha Cha and Jive. Lorena also holds a diploma in Salsa by Fernando Sosa, one of the most known salsa teachers across the world. Bachata Sensual Diploma from the creators of the style Korke y Judith and Salsa Cabaret Acrobatics from Karen y Ricardo. Lorena has also completed her Level 3 for Personal Training, Zumba training and First Aid training, while being a student and completing her BSc in Mathematics and Statistics and MSc in Project Management, Finance and Risk. She now runs the dance services of The London Academy of Dance as the new Principal, and she is also the owner of Girl Can Do, fitness services and personal training.
CEO of 'London Dance & Fitness Studio'
Principal of 'The London Academy of Dance'
CEO of 'Girl Can Do'
Born in Romania, Stefan's passion for dance lead him to competing since the early age of 10 and to start teaching at the age of 17 in Romania and then in several reputable dance schools in the UK. Stefan has completed Ballroom and Latin Studies with FRDS - WDSF. He has also done Caribbean Dances Workshops and completed a Schwinn Cycling Instructor Course. He has worked as a dance teacher and also dance fitness instructor for reputable venues like The London Academy of Dance, Third Space, Nuffield Health, NextGenerationDanceStudio, Fox School of Artists and Dance Planet. He has been a performer for 'Dance Planet' in Bucharest. He specializes in Ballroom dances, and he can get amateurs ready and prepared for competitions.