AUSTRALIA - SYDNEY

LEVEL 1, 441 PACIFIC HIGHWAY

CROWS NEST NSW

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Benny Rozen is the director of Crows Nest Dance Centre. He has been dancing competitive International Ballroom/Latin for more than half his life. Benny`s extensive list of championship titles speak for themselves; achievements include winning the Big Brother scholarship and representing Australia at the British Championships. He is also a Hong Kong Ten Dance Champion, East Coast Classic Champion and Australian Champion.

Benny is passionate about teaching people and watching them grow. He believes that there are many like him that love the beauty of dancing and wants to spread the joy and freedom of dance. Benny is available for private lessons and teaches our ballroom/ latin classes.

Janise Huckerby started dancing at age five, when her mother took her along to ballet classes to correct her posture. Janise is one multi-talented dancer having trained in jazz, hip hop, street latin and international ballroom. Passionate about motivating people to dance, she has taught and conducted many workshops in Sydney and judged on the popular ABC TV series, "Strictly Dancing".

Janise teaches our Tuesday Tiny Tots class and is also available for private lessons!

Joe Bengua was first inspired to learn breaking from the Run DMC clip, "It`s Like That." Joe is our Hip Hop expert with experience in new school, locking, popping and break. With his crew Joe won many prestigious titles including Looze Control and Kick up the Dust. He has performed at Livid festival, xgames and featured on the Channel 7 Program, "The Big Arvo."

With his easygoing and encouraging nature Joe will put you right at ease.

Jarryd Byrne has been dancing since the age of eight and has been trained in many dance genres including Latin American, Ballroom, Salsa and Hip Hop. Recently performing in the USA with Jason Gilkisons Broadway Spectacular “Burn The Floor”, Jarryd returns to Sydney with the hope to pass on his knowledge and inspire all ages to dance.

Jarryd’s other achievements include Top 40 “So You Think You Can Dance” (Season 3), Singapore International Latin Champion, 3rd Australian Hip Hop Championships, 3rd Korean International Championship and finalist at the Japan Open Dance Championship.

Jarryd is available for private lessons

Alberto recently moved to Australia from Spain and has over 11 years experience training and teaching in Latin dance styles. Cuban Salsa, LA Salsa, Bachata and Cuban Rolls are just a few styles that Alberto loves to teach! Passionate about dance and music, Alberto has also trained in funk and contemporary. Alberto always has a great time in his classes, motivating people to dance and enjoy the music and movement.

Alberto has a Master’s Degree in Physical Activities and Sports and would love to help you learn Latin dancing mixed with other styles. Join Alberto Tuesday nights for Bachata 6:30pm and Salsa 7:15pm. With his infectious smile and fun personality you are set to have a great night!

Mario Martinez-Diaz Born in Colombia and raised in Mexico City; Mario has loved dancing from a very early age. He has performed and traveled the world with the children’s group The Wiggles™ along with many other groups and entertainers.

Zumba Fitness® for Mario is a wonderful outlet to share the rhythms he grew up with and holds close to his heart. He is excited to share his native music in a fun high-energy fitness program.