About Shaka Brown

Instructor Profile for Shaka Brown

Shaka Gonzalez Brown is one of the most sought after instructors in the Salsa world. From Washington DC, his influence can be recognized around the globe. Shaka Brown’s “Step-By-Step” Salsa series has received widespread praise – selected by BPM Tv for syndicated broadcast to millions of Canadian cable viewers.  An instructor for over 10 years, Shaka has demonstrated in  20+ countries that dance workshops can be both fun and informative. Comfortable with a group of 5 or 500, Shaka has been able to help thousands find the dancer within themselves, teaching turn patterns, spinning, body movement, footwork, musicality and more in a style that is both engaging, challenging and educational! Shaka is well known for his fluidity, creativity and musicality on the dance floor and he’s easy to find at any event, generally social dancing until closing time (and often beyond!)

Shaka Brown has taught workshops around the world, to students ranging in age from 8 to 80+, and levels from raw beginner to advanced. He believes that no two classes should be the same, and that everyone is capable of learning to dance. His professional approach and positive attitude have provided him with opportunities to teach to a wide range of students, including the Deaf, as well as those with physical challenges.

Languages spoken by Shaka Brown

Shaka Gonzalez Brown has taught workshops in multiple languages, and is comfortable giving workshops, presentations, written communication, and socializing in the following languages.

  • English – Born and raised in the United States of America, Shaka Brown speaks English as a first language.
  • Spanish – Shaka Brown speaks Spanish and has taught in Spanish in Venezuela, Nicaragua, Curaçao, Spain, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic and Mexico.
  • Portuguese  – Shaka Brown speaks Portuguese and has taught in Brasil and Portugal.  As a guest instructor at the Edsae school in Lisbon Portugal, Shaka taught and trained students and instructors in Portuguese for 6 months.

Shaka Brown – Professor

Shaka Gonzalez Brown é um dos professores mais procurados no mundo da Salsa. Natural de Washington DC, a sua influência pode ser encontrada um pouco por todo o globo. A sua série de Salsa “Step-By-Step” (Passo-a-Passo) recebeu elogios generalizados e foi seleccionada pela cadeia televisiva BPM Tv para ser transmitida a milhões de telespectadores de tv por cabo Canadianos.

Professor há mais de uma década, Shaka tem demonstrado em mais de vinte de países que as aulas de dança podem ser, ao mesmo tempo, divertidas e didácticas. À vontade perante um grupo quer de 5 quer de 500, Shaka tem ajudado milhares a encontrar o bailarino que trazem em si mesmos, ensinando passos a par, spinning, movimento corporal, shines, musicalidade e outros, num estilo que é cativante, desafiante e educativo! Shaka é conhecido pela sua fluidez, criatividade e musicalidade na pista de dança e é fácil encontrá-lo em qualquer evento, normalmente dançando até ao fim (e muitas vezes para além disso!)

Shaka Brown já deu aulas um pouco por todo o mundo, a alunos dos 8 aos 80 anos de idade e de todos os níveis, desde principiantes a avançados. Ele acredita que as aulas devem ser sempre diferentes e que todos temos a capacidade de aprender a dançar. O seu profissionalismo e atitude positiva têem-lhe proporcionado oportunidades de dar aulas a um grande número de alunos, inclusivamente a pessoas com deficiências auditivas e motoras.

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