William & Paloma


World renowned Latin Dance professionals William Teixeira and Paloma Alves: They started dancing together in 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They won the Championship of III International Zouk Lambada Congress in 2012 and started traveling around the world. William started dancing in 2006 in Alex de Carvalho School and has the largest part of his work towards Zouk. Dancer, choreographer and teacher, worked in Londrina (PR) for two years in Ritt School of Dance and was also part of Cia Ritt. Here he studied Brazilian Ballroom Dance, Ballet and Jazz. He participated in Television programs and for 5 years, he was part of a main group of a Samba School for Rio Carnival. Paloma graduated in journalism at the University Gama Filho and began her studies in Brazilian Ballroom Dancing with special focus on Zouk at Renata Pecanha School in 2008. She participated as a dancer in some Brazilian telenovelas (soap operas). Since 2012, they are traveling almost every weekend of the year, teaching, performing, choreographing and judging at the world's most important dance events and competitions. <> Nowadays they are based in Madrid, Spain, where they are working to improve the growth of a Zouk Community, with classes, workshops and their Madrid Zouk Bachata Congress. William and Paloma also work as DJs in Diboa Company of which Paloma is one of the Co-Founders. They are working to promote Brazilian Zouk around the world in many ways to bring this amazing dance to everyone, without differences and showing that we are all capable to dance and express ourselves in our own beautiful way.