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Shani Mayer

Shani Mayer was born in Israel where she trained in Dance and Gymnastics from a young age. She has trained in Modern dance both in LA and NY and received her minor in dance performance in Los Angeles where she focused on Modern, Contemporary and Jazz and has since been performing with many companies in Los Angeles. In 2006 she discovered Brazilian Zouk in Travelling in Brazil . It was love at first sight and since she decided to bring this dance to Los Angeles . She is the founder of Zouk in LA and is a pioneer in bringing and spreading zouk to the west coast of the U.S as well as Founder and Organizer of the 1st and biggest Zouk Congress in the USA. Now L.A Zouk Festival.
Shani has since traveled all over the world to teach and perform and has been recognized as a top international artist . She also directs her company and school out of LA - Shani Mayer Dance Co. (SMDC)​