Vania West

Vania WestVania WestBorn in Brazil, she is a professional Latin dancer and choreographer.  Since the age of 6, she has been dancing ballet, jazz, contemporary, salsa, samba, lambada, etc.

She appeared on television in Brazil with many famous acts in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, andwas also involved in many street carnivals.  She worked herself through university and got a degree inPhysical Education.

She moved to England in 1999 and started teaching latin american dance to adults and children.  She later started touring around the world, doing Latin american dance shows and workshops in Greece(on tv show), Rome, Spain, France, Belgium, Turkey, Switzerland, Russia, Dubai, Argentina, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Cyprus, India, Africa and more.

She appeared on many english television programs including Graham Norton's show, Red Nose Day, Footballers' Wives and video clips for MTV.  She was also along side Basement Jaxx at Glastonbury Festival, danced in many Notting Hill Carnivals and with presenter Bruce Forsythe in a fundraising.

She does her own unique original choreographies inspired from Brazil and Latin american cultures.  She designs and makes her own costumes and has also put together the most beautiful and professional group of latin dancers in the UK !