About Us

Wimmy Wimmy

Instructor & Co-Founder

Wimmy has been dancing since she was 6 years old and fell in love with partnered dance in 2013. She discovered Kizomba during her dance trip in Sydney and has gone through miles to learn from international Kizomba experts. She is a passionate instructor, always strives to teach the best techniques and explains them very thoroughly.

Bari Chin

Instructor & Co-Founder

Bari has been dancing since 2000 with experience in ballroom styles, capoeira, breakdancing, gymnastics and latin styles such as Cuban Salsa and Bachata. Bari has taken a focus on Kizomba & Salsa.

 

After many years teaching some complex movements in break dancing, capoeira and gymnastic, Bari has a real talent in explaining the body movements in a variety.  Even if you think you have two left feet you'll come out loving Kizomba.

Teaching Methodology

Kizomba Duo

Between Wimmy & Bari, there is chemistry, connection and skills. Not only are they passionate instructors, they also infuse the classes with great techniques and practical explanations.

Wimmy & Bari are the founder of Dança in Wellington, where hundreds of people have never done Kizomba before have become recognised Kizomba dancers.

They have been dancing and working as a team since 2013, in their class you will walk away with a great understanding of true partnership in Kizomba.

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Kizomba Backgrounds

Learned from some of the best teachers

One of Wimmy & Bari's commitment in Kizomba is never stop learning and to learn more in order to give back.

They've spent their time in Portugal to learn from some of the best Kizomba experts.

They've done Kizomba Teachers Training in Porto, Portugal, where they've mastered their teaching techniques, Kizomba methodology and foundations. 

Instructors they've learned from include:

  • Mestre Petchu & Vanessa, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Paula & Ricardo. Afro Latin Connection, Porto, Portugal

  • Bruno & Catalina. Afro Latin Connection, Porto, Portugal

  • Miguel & Susana, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Eddy Vents (born Guinea-Bissau), Oregon USA.

  • Isabelle & Felicien, France

  • Paulo and Lana, Angola

  • Fabricio & Josy, Angola. Living in France.

  • Others also include Albir Rojas, Kristofer Mencak, Anais Millon, Enah & Carolina, Curtis & Carola and Nelson Campos to name a few.

Workshops Taught

Here are the places they have taught at

  • Spring Weekend Festival, November 2019

  • Christchurch Kizomba Workshop, September 2019

  • Hanmer Spring Festival, July 2019

  • Salsa Congress, Wellington NZ, June 2019

  • Blenheim Bootcamp IV, April 2019

  • Awake Festival, Perth Australia, March 2019

  • Christchurch Kizomba Workshop, February 2019

  • Judges - NZ Latin Championships, December 2018

  • Spring Weekend Wellington, November 2018

  • Judges - Australasian Kiz Championships, November 2018

  • Bay Salsa Festival, Tauranga, October 2018

  • Australian Kizomba Festival, October 2018

  • Blenheim Bootcamp III, September 2018

  • Blenheim Bootcamp II, June 2018

  • Blenheim Bootcamp, April 2018

  • Summer Weekend Kristofer Mencák, NZ, Feb 2018

  • Bay Salsa Festival, Rotorua, October 2017

  • New Zealand Salsa Congress, June 2017

  • Top of South Latin Festival, April 2017

  • Christchurch Kiz Me More, January 2017

  • Nelson Part II, December 2016

  • Sydney Kizz It Out (Australia), December 2016

  • Nelson Kizomba Workshop, October 2016

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