Clay & Tess
Is a dance couple who have been dancing together for about four years. They offer show, coaching and teaching in the following dances; cha-cha, rumba, salsa, kizomba, bachata and their own Latin Fusion dance style which include Latin Bachata & Latin Kiz. They also offers teaching in the CT Dance System which they use as an improvement Class.
Clay and Tess are Creator of their own Latin Fusion dance style which is a mix between Latin American dance styles, lyrical contemporary and to express yourself in dance, where they consistently work with the elements of the music. The Latin Fusion dance style is a dance that tells a story of love and passion between a strong, male lover and a coy, teasing woman. Full of sensual movements is the Latin Fusion a dance of love were you Express Yourself to the elements of the music. They combine their Latin Fusion in Bachata, Kizomba & Salsa.
They are also Creator of the CT Dance System witch they use as an improvement class. This class is for dancers who want to develop and reach the top. Here they work with The CT Dance System that is 21 points divided into three compartments with seven points each. The compartments consists of Technique, Performance and Overall of dance. The Improvement Class is about how to become a better dancer in bachata, kizomba and salsa or a master class in all dance styles to build on your technique, perfomance and overall to find yourself in your own dancing style.
What they have chosen to focus on are the basics, dynamics, charisma, leading and following. They have chosen to place great weight on the passion in dance.
Began his career at the age of eight, when he began playing Latin/Jazz piano. Shortly after, he developed a strong interest in different dance styles and began training in classical dance, hip-hop and Latin American Ballroom Dance.
At age 20, he continued in the theatrical world where he studied at the college Latin/Jazz piano and classical singing. Later, he began his studies at the Gothenburg Opera, where he studied for two years. There he was developing his singing, theater, breathing and Alexander Technique. During his career he has also been practicing martial arts for twelve years.At a later date he had to choose between dance or music. The choice fell on the dance, where he devoted himself to Latin Ballroom Dance, Salsa and Bachata.
His specialty in dance is body movement, foot action, arm styling and mechanics. As a dancer, he has both competed and performed internationally as well as choreographed and coached models, figure skaters and dancers at the elite level.
Started dancing ballet when she was five years old and continued at age seven with dancing Latin American Ballroom Dance. She continued her career with theater, belly dance and catwalk.At age 16 she took her first class in Salsa and has danced it since then.
Tess later developed a great passion for Bachata and later Kizomba in 2011. During the time that Tess danced along with Clay, she took classes in Hiphop, Modern Dance and resumed dancing the Latin American Ballroom Dance.
Her main interest are the Latin American Dances, she has specialized in Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba.Her specialty in dance is hip action, body movement and charisma.
"I´ve been on stage since the age of nine"