Alberto Valdes - the most famous cuban artist and instructor, very often called „The Instructor of the Instructors“, now living in Milan, Italy and owns one of the biggest and most known dance schools „Cubabaila“.
He was a member of „Tercer Mundo“ dance company, „Conjunto Folclorico“, „Cabaret Continental“ and „Tropicana De Cuba“ where they performed and travel all around the world. Alberto is known for his elegance while performing and teaching, as well for his profesionalism and energy spirit.
He is the first promoter of body expressiveness and gesture of afro cuban dances and one of the first promoters of cuban salsa and rueda de casino in Italy. Won many dance awards and gave workshops and performances in many festivals in the world, graduated of the F.I.D.P. (Italian Federation of Profesional Dances) and F.I D.S. (Italian Federation of Sports Dances).
Creator, choreographer and director of „Clave Negra“ his present dance group, with which he continues traveling, giving workshops and performances all over the world with big success.
Andria Panagi - comes from Cyprus and all her life was accompanied by music & dance. In Prague she gratuated her Master in „Music & Contucting Choir / Pedagogy & Psychology of Teaching” and at the same time was attending a lot of dance classes (balet, street dance, funky jazz, hiphop, tango etc.)
She is considered as one of the „oldest“ cuban salsa instructors and promoters of cuban dance culture in Czech Republic. Andria is the director and choreographer of „Nosotros Salseros de Praga“ and the owner of „Mediterranean Dance Studio“, located in the centre of Prague, where she and her team instructors are teaching from Salsa to Rueda de Casino, Merengue, Bachata, Cha cha cha, lately bodymovement and Reggaeton and more.
Since October of 2009 she is a dance couple with Brasilian Jorge Maryano and together they are teaching, dancing and promoting Lambada-Zouk and Samba Gafiera in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Cyprus and other countries in Europe.