Koula Herodotou

INSTRUCTOR / OWNER

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Koula Herodotou was born in Limassol and from a very young age she was introduced to the art of dance.

Dealing with various and of different origin dance styles revealed her talent and led her to the decision of engaging professionally in dance. Alongside her university studies in the Physical Education & Sports Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, she attended a private dance school, ensuring her dance teacher diploma from the International Dance Teacher’s Association (I.D.T.A.) of Great Britain.

Harvesting knowledge and exercising in dancing doesn’t stop in the basic four-year education at this school, but is constantly enriched with seminars held by renowned dancers and choreographers from Cyprus and mainly from abroad.

She is a founding member of the Pancyprian Federation of Social and Sport Dance as well as the Pancyprian Association of Dance Teachers.

Her artistic activities include participations in performances and choreographies for theatrical plays. Her Teaching experience in dancing has its origins in “Valentino” dance school in Thessaloniki, where she studied.

Coming back to Cyprus in 2004, she decides to create the “Swing Latino” Dance School, which is now a platform of dance expression and creativity for both young and older people.

Swing Latino’s students have the opportunity to acquire a variety of skills and experiences to fuel their artistic pursuits and trigger their talents.

The creator of the school teaches a wide range of dance styles such as salsa, bachata, merengue, jive, cha-cha-cha, regaetton, rock & roll, tango, fox-trot, mambo, rumba, samba, paso doble, waltz, argentine tango, belly dance, hip-hop and Greek dances.

The school has many appearances at festivals and various events, especially for charities to its credit such as:

  • The Cypriot Association of People with Autism.
  • The Provision of Social Services Andrew Sophocleous Center, “Kepaki”
  • The “Melathron Fighters EOKA” for their spring festival and,
  • The “Make a Wish” foundation for children with cancer.

She friendly participated in several Pancyprian foreign and Greek songs Competitions and she has distinguished herself in Pancyprian Championships of Social and Athletic Dance.

  • 1st Place in the Hip-Hop category for people aged 13-17 (2008)
  • 1st Place in the Hip-Hop category for adults (2010)
  • 1st Place in the Hip-Hop category juvenile 1 (2010)
  • 2nd Place in the Hip-Hop Category junior (2010)
  • 3rd Place in the Youth Category (2010)
  • 3rd Place in the Hip-Hop Children Category (2011)

During the summer of 2010 she got her ZUMBA FITNESS diploma, in which she combines her two basic studies (her specialty in Physical Education and Dance).

Since then she attended many different courses and got a variety of diplomas:

  • Zumba Basic 1 – On September the 4th of 2010
  • Aqua Zumba – On March the 13th of 2011
  • Zumbatomic – On June the 3rd of 2011
  • Zumba Basic 2 – On June the 24th of 2011
  • Zumba Toning – On November the 3rd of 2011
  • Zumba Sentao – On February the 9th of 2013
  • Pilates Coach Mat Level 2 – On December 2013
  • Official Zumba Step Instructor – On February the 23rd of 2014
  • Pilates Instructor – On February the 11th of 2014
  • Pound Pro, Professional Training Program – On June the 7th of 2015