- Ani Fuller
- Ludovic Pelegrin Pardou
- Joao Parada
Ani is one of New Zealand’s most most cherished and renowned West Coast Swing teachers and dancers. As New Zealand’s first, and highest ranked All-Star, she regularly travels, teaches and performs throughout New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Korea, Brazil, the UK, the USA, and is now excited to join us in Europe!
Ani started dancing Ballet from a very young age, before moving on to multiple partner dances and in turn finding a love for West Coast Swing. Ani is known for her breathtaking style that is elegant, smooth and often playful.
Ani has a passion for creating genuine connection with her partner and holding a true conversation on the dance floor. Her down to earth approach and focus on partnership has made her one of Australasia's most sought after instructors. She is both a pleasure to watch and dance with!
Ani’s has coached students to achieve great success through placing in Pro-Am routines in both the US and Australia.
Ani also ran a Dance Studio in Auckland, New Zealand called Street Swing, as well as two events annually, New Year’s Summer Swing Camp in beautiful Taupo, and The New Zealand Open in Auckland.
Ludovic has taken its first dancing steps at 10 years old, when he first learned rock’n’roll. His dancing background is as much innovative as diversified, as he had taken a quick interest into Lindy-Hop, Balboa, Charleston, Acrobatic rock’n’roll, Salsa, Boogie Woogie and Tap dancing. He has been a Rock and Roll, Lindy Hop and Charleston instructor since 2009.
His attraction into Swing dancing enabled him to discover West Coast Swing in 2010.
Quickly becoming very passionate, he goes from workshops to workshops overseas, where he learned from the best instructors. He also competes to many competitions where he regularly places into the Top 3.
Driven by the desire to share its passion and helping others to discover and learn it, He started to teach WCS since 2011.
After contributing to spread West Coast Swing within its area (in France), he is now giving few workshops across France and Europe. Thanks to its knowledge & skills in a variety of dances, he is known for his amazing musical knowledge, his structured and concise teaching and his great generosity.
In 2006 he had his first contacts as a teacher in ballroom dancing and participated in several intensive courses on technique in dance and didactics with some of the best coaches in Brazil. In 2012 he got to know West Coast Swing and fell in love with this dance which motivated him to dedicate himself deeply to the style. Since then he has participated in several international and national events competing, judging and teaching classes.
His most recent success was his first place in the Allstar/Champion Division at BudaFest 2020.