Professional Dancer & Teacher
Monica Faundez Valderrama
Throughout her life, Monica has had access to different experience with the opportunity to integrate into diverse cultures. The dance trip has allowed her to enrich herself with different techniques, people, teachers, schools, and situations that allowed her to express her dance and art, in a unique way. Her dance has a sensual and daring touch, typical of a latin woman. She can transmit the most human emotions by moving, the deepest sadness, such as joy and anger. The most human of her being comes to light turned into art. Her dance inseparable from its culture, its roots and childhood memories, will make us Viber When looking at her. She has danced in many stages and for many social problems, in her projects are transmitting the fight for the welfare of the planet, helping the environment and animals, the fight for human rights, especially women, and helping people with social problems.
At the age of eight, trained artistic and rhythmic gymnastics. In 2001 she approached to cheerleader technique pom pom’s girl and jazz, at the age of twenty one she moved to Pais- France where she took classical and contemporary ballet classes to prepare for auditionn at school dance formation in Paris, She was accepted in the CHOREIA dance School during for 4 years and a half, where she learns differents style and techniques: such as Ballet, contemporain, modern, jazz, modern jazz, graham, horton and pilates as well. In 2017 she moved to Australia and achieved her certificate IV in international dance management and Teaching at the DANCE FACTORY school in Richmond Melbourne where she learns technique of hip hop, tap and she works a lot in jazz and ballet technique, at the same time she got her certificate of Zumba teacher, she started to dance a lot of salsa and bachata, and today she is working hard in pole dance lessons and yoga.
Two favourite dance styles
This process allowed her to nourish herself with the necessary tools to understand and feel the contemporary dancing. Entering to the abstract world of free dancing where imagination flows. Forgetting the environment to give space to the dancer essence. This was the type of dancing that made her fall in love with the natural connection.