04 Aug 2015

Rok and Varja have been dancing together for 4 years now, they have performed all over Europe and also in New York. They are inlove with NY Style of salsa, which they perfected by the leadership of their mentor Nelson Flores, who is one of the founders of this style. In year 2011 Rok and Varja introduced a new dance-Brazilian Zouk, to Slovenija, and also to the countries of ex Jugoslavija. They are the first teachers of this style of zouk in this part of Europe.

Rok Cerkvenik started dancing 16 years ago in the dancing school Urška, where he achieved good placements in Slovenia and abroad as a Latin American dancer.He started dancing salsa when he went to few salsa parties and enjoyed it. He was invited in the Salsoteca dancing school by Krista and learnt a lot by his first salsa teacher Elder Sanchez. He soon started to teach salsa in Salsoteca and later in dancing schools Sabor Cubano, Bolero and Briljantina. As a member of dancing group Caliente he performed all across Slovenia.
Varja Vitorovič was competing in latin dances till the year 2000, then she fell inlove with salsa and argentine tango. Since then she became activly involve in both and together with her ex dance partner opened a salsa dance school called La Rosa Negra, after few years she decided for a solo teaching career, specialized for dancers and smaller groups of people. She was also a member and one of three co-founders of one of the best slovenian salsa dance groups called Caliente. She was also a dancer for salsa band called Cubismo, which is active particularly in the south part of Europe. She has perfomed in many salsa events all over Euorope (Spain, England, Italy, Croatia, …)

Rok & Varja