In order of workshop appearance:
Tim Sant-Turner is Head of Dance for Ceroc worldwide, and as such brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. He trains teachers, DJs, event organises Escape Weekenders and Dance Holidays, however, his heart ultimately lies in teaching. With a strong focus on technique and flow, Tim's classes make the unimaginable seem entirely possible, and his boundless enthusiasm will be sure to keep you entertained whilst you learn!
Katie started dancing in her hometown of Edinburgh, back when she had no idea that her passion for Ceroc as a hobby would lead her to start Ceroc in Asia when she moved to Hong Kong over 12 years ago. Trained by Tim Sant-Turner in London, Katie now loves to teach, DJ and social dance and continues to be amazed by the community aspect that Ceroc cultivates, bringing together roomfuls of fabulous people from far and wide, all united by the power of a simple and natural phenomenon - dance.
Emma and Zac from Queensland, Australia’s most popular Modern Jive company, Le Step on the Coast. They a are as much known for their love of dance as they are for their relaxed, fun and easy to follow teaching style.
Emma has choreographed and danced in many team routines that have won or placed on the national Australian circuit, with over 18 Teams titles since 2002. She has also enjoyed being on the podium for Champions level Freestyle and DWAS divisions at every competition since 2007 with a tidy 27 titles under belt at last count.
Zac has danced since he was 13 years old and had his first partner dancing classes with Le Step on the Coast where he now teaches, choreographs, mentors, judges and MC’s. Zac has skills that have seen him a regular on the podium at national competitions, for both Champions Freestyle and DWAS as well as multiple team events. He’s lost count of his medals and trophies but that’s not why he dances.
Emma and Zac have an enormous passion for social dancing and they believe that is where the magic happens.
Dancing has been his life, his culture and tradition.
From a non-professional perspective, Toni has always danced from his earliest memories. From Michael Jackson to hip hop videos through the late 90s.
From a professional perspective, Toni teaches Ceroc, Zouk, Afrobeat and contemporary dance fusions. He has a simple dance philosophy, “listen to the music, think outside the box and Create”. This is what fuels his dance passion. Taking students through their respective dance journeys to the very precipices of discovering their own style and creations.
Vanroe and Michaela are Ceroc Champion's from New Zealand. With over 25 years experience teaching and dancing at a champion level between them, they've joined forces to delight and entertain you. Michaela & Vanroe are known for their fun-loving, sassy and cheeky approach to performances & workshops. Both having diverse dance backgrounds (18 dance styles combined) which they preform at a top level and teach many; you can expect to see a fusion of Hiphop, Zouk, Salsa, Tango, Kizomba amongst others in their Ceroc. Their desire is to keep it fresh, fun & inspiring. This will be Vanroe and Michaela's second trip to the Ceroc Pan Asia Dance Championships. They are looking forward to sharing their experience and love of Ceroc, and can't wait to dance with you on the social dance floor!
Becki is a highly talented performer and teacher with over 2 decades of dance experience, running specialist classes in Performance Moves and Cabaret Show Stoppers, not to mention Becki's very popular Ladies Styling Masterclasses. Becki brings high energy and an abundance of enjoyment to all of her lessons. Not only a Welsh Champs Showcase Winner, Becki was also crowned the Blackpool Showcase Winner in March 2018. A truly dazzling dancer, Becki certainly wowed us all with her performance and workshop at our Bangkok CPAC back in 2018 CPAC, so it is our great pleasure to welcome her back to CPAC for Vietnam 2020.
Niki is not only a passionate dancer and Ceroc Singapore crew member, she is also an experienced professional yoga teacher, having trained in her home island of Bali. She teaches a wide range of yoga styles and techniques: Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Pranayama, Meditation, Prenatal and Kid’s Yoga. Niki delivered a very popular yoga session at last year’s Pan Asia Champs in Bali, and is back to teach an open level yoga class - suitable for all levels and sure to be just what you need!
Patryck & Wendy are excited to be joining the Pan Asia Ceroc Championships Party for the second time this year, bringing over 24 years of collective dance experience and over 15 champions level Ceroc placings between them.
Wendy started her dancing journey in New Zealand, learning Ceroc, Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, and Kizomba, yet always came back to Ceroc because of its freedom to bend the rules and draw on inspiration from other dance styles. Wendy is known across the Ceroc community for consistently winning at the highest level (including winning the top level Dance with a Stranger at CPAC in 2017) and her ability to teach and inspire students with her endless creativity, styling, and musicality.
Patryck is passionate about Ceroc dancing because it brings people with varying levels of dance experience together from all around the world. Best known for his technique and musicality, Patryck loves sharing what he has learnt with all of his students. Patryck has developed extensive teaching experience through his workshops at dance weekenders around Australia, teaching choreography and numerous routines to his students, and providing free competition preparation for his students in Sydney.
Matt studied a National Diploma in Dance at age 17 covering Ballroom, Ballet, Contemporary and Street dance, and has since qualified as a street dance teacher.
Introduced to Modern Jive by a close friend 14 years ago, Matt quickly made a mark on the scene and began teaching regular local classes in 2010. Matt is a highly skilled teacher with a range of moves and technique like no other. He is also known for his many winnings of his competitions across the Uk. As well as teaching within the UK, Matt also teaches in parts of Europe throughout the year.
Tim and Heather are UK based teachers and franchisees of Ceroc South Wales. Regulars on the competition circuit, they've managed to obtain over 54 trophies and medals between them in a variety of different categories. They understand the competing world inside and out, along with all the excitement, nerves and hard work that comes with it. Having spent 6 years judging at a variety of competition events, they have now also taken on the managing of the Ceroc Welsh Champs. With their joint experience and passion for dancing, Tim and Heather have plenty of technique, style and competition tips to pass on. They both like to focus on the importance of musicality, connection and playfulness in dance.
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