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WHO ARE THE FACES OF RIVER DANCE?

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PATRICIA ROCHA

FOUNDER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Patrícia was born in the city of Porto, where at the age of 4 she began practicing rhythmic gymnastics and ballet at the Club Fluvial Portuense.

 

He attended the BalletTeatro Professional Dance School, and in parallel the Fitness course at the CEFAD school.

 

At the age of 21, he went to London, where he completed his studies in Jazz dance at the Pineapple Arts and Performance School. He worked with the group Pop Pussycat Dolls, Rihana and The Next Step, a series on the Disney channel. She was also a teacher and exclusive Nike dancer.

 

In 2009, he traveled to the city of Cairo, where he completed his training in Oriental Dances with the dance company of the master, Raqia Hassan. He performed several cultural shows, animations, events and participated in television programs.

 

He has academic training in Communication Sciences from Fernando Pessoa University, and also professional training in Pilates and Clinical Pilates.

 

She is currently the owner and artistic director of Academia RiveR Dance, in the city of Porto, where she produces her own shows, and works with children as a dance and mental coach.

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RAÚL MARTINS

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR AND PERSONAL TRAINER

Raul worked as a commercial manager and journalist for the magazine "Terras Lusas", later founding the company "O Nosso País", where he released a collection of DVDs covering the entire history of parish councils in mainland Portugal and the islands. He has a professional Journalist Card and was a Salesperson for the companies EDP, Repsol and Sovestária.

He has been part of the RiveR Dance Academy team since its creation, first as a salesperson, and later also as a Personal Trainer, obtaining training in Personal Trainer from CEFAD, Exclusive POWER PLATE® and TRX® Trainer, and Functional Training.

Currently coordinates the Body & Soul Personalized Training Studio

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