Oliver Pineda, Director of Australia’s most successful Latin Dance Academy ‘Latin Motion Dance Academy’ with celebrity dance partner Luda Kroitor from Dancing with the Stars have been dancing together for 15 years and are the current World Salsa Champions. They are the winners of the 2001 IDO World Salsa Championships, 2005 Puerto Rican Open, and the 1st 2nd and 3rd Annual World Salsa Championships held in Las Vegas 2005, 2006 and in Disney World Orlando 2007. Known for their breathtakingly perfect style, genius musical interpretation and clear precise teaching methods, this couple is one of the worlds most admired and sought after dancers and instructors. Currently taking the Salsa world by storm, this dynamic duo’s experiences range from Multiple Australian Dance Sport Champions, Australian Salsa Champions to 5 time World Salsa Champions. Oliver & Luda have also been confirmed as choreographers on the Channel 10 TV hit show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’. Oliver, the creator of his own ‘Aussie Style Salsa’ has been spreading this new phenomenon to Congresses all over the world. Having created a following of Aussie Style dancers from around the globe, Oliver & Luda have gained the respect of dancers and promoters alike and will continue to place ‘Aussie Style Salsa’ firmly on the map for many years to come.
Performer of Malaysian Salsa Festival