Claudia was born in Brazil. She graduated the dance school of UFBA in Brazil in 1996. She danced a variety of dances including African Brazilian, modern, and contemporary for four years within her college and her town. She taught classes for all ages for a total of six years in Brazil. She came to the USA and participated in the Nutcracker with her daughter for six years. Now, Claudia is Zumba certified and has opened her own dance fitness class that she named Ginga Fitness so that she can continue her teaching career that started eight years ago. Ginga Fitness is a dance exercise class that has different rhythms and easy steps. It is combined with pilates and yoga with lots of stretching. It improves stability, strength, coordination, and balance while dancing and having lots of fun.
Claudia can be reached at email@example.com