Teacher & Performer
A South Londoner born and bred, Amanda took her first Also with dance companies; Salsa Cubana, Andrea Stewart and more recently
foray into the world of dance at the tender age of three,
studying ballet and tap dance. Trained as an athlete to
representing her school, before she got her very first taste
of salsa when back in 2001, under her mum's influence, she
took her first salsa lesson and was immediately placed in the
Amanda soon absorbed herself in the London salsa scene
and sticking to her south London roots was a regular down
at the Mambo Inn and Bar Lorca on Brixton Road, later
gravitating up to the West End - Havana in Hanover Square
becoming a regular Monday night haunt.
In 2004 Homero González, London’s original Cuban dance
master, approached Amanda and invited her to become a
member of his Cuban dance troupe and she dived into a
world she grew to love – the spectacular cosmos of Afro-
Cuban dance. Amanda has regularly performed at the
renowned Floridita and Carnival De Cuba as well as many
other clubs, events, congresses and functions.
Oi Brasil! and Cubaneando.
Anyone who’s seen Amanda’s breathtaking style and sabor on the dance floor
will understand why this is one element she’s keen to transmit to her female
students, knowing full well that a sense of style and feeling in their body
movement helps women to build their confidence and enjoy dancing even more.
Amanda’s also a stunning reggaeton dancer, having danced at many events
and concerts, including with artists Leximan at the Don Omar concert, Award
winning Cuban artist Papo Record and MC Magico at the Jazz Cafe and Carnival
Also a qaulified Zumba fitness instrutor.