Artistic Director Fredy Montero is the ‘beating heart’ of Latin Soul, having founded the business in May 2010
Originally from Cali - Colombia, Fredy trained as a dancer and brings to Latin Soul an expert knowledge and extensive portfolio of professional experience as both a dance teacher and performer.
When Fredy is not dancing he is working with the Colombian embassy as a creative director or running his DancersOnDemand coaching business.
WHAT MAKES ME TICK? Spending time with my loved ones, Travelling, Seafood and a great thriller
In her other life Susy is a Client Director for a top 20 Brand Agency, with a background in Consumer Insight across a number of sectors.
Susy joined Latin Soul in 2008, with a background in Street Dance and Tap, Susy started training with the team in Salsa and Tango and performed in several private bookings. When we started offering Zumba, Susy was so excited because it’s the mix of high energy and Latin beats that she loves.
Susy has been teaching Zumba with us since the beginning and now offers Toning and Circuit classes for those who want to take their training to the next level. Susy has one rule in her classes – smile. Because if you’re not having fun in one of her classes, you’re doing it wrong.
If you see Susy around she’s always happy to talk about technique and building in ways to get more out of your classes with us, so do say hello.
During the day when Lucy is not teaching she works at Latin Soul Head Office as our adminstrator and membership manager.
Lucy from Czech Republic became a qualified fitness instructor with YMCA Fitness industry training in 2006. Since then she has combined her energetic and professional approach to deliver fun and exciting group fitness classes across North London. These include: Body Pump, Body Combat, Spinning, Aqua, Zumba, amongst others.
Lucy also achieve her level 3 Personal Trainer certification with Premier training International in 2009 with the aim to better meet her students demands.
'I look forward to meeting you at one of my classes'
Samantha graduated from Performers College in 2007 with a Diploma in Musical Theatre. She has teaching qualifications in Ballet and Modern Dance and currently holds classes in North London.
Samantha joined the Latin Soul Dance & Fitness team in August 2013 and has since been teaching Zumba and Zumbatomic classes at Latin Soul. Like the rest of the team Sam has also been privately trained by Fredy in Latin rhythms and the Latin Soul formula. Sam brings tons of energy to our classes and we are looking to implement her previous training and experience on our timetable.
'I am very excited to be part of such a fabulous team and proud to represent Latin Soul' Sam is available for children classes and private party bookings.
During the day Lily is a personal trainer a health club in North London. She started teaching aerobic and step aerobic classes, followed by Body Combat and Kangoo jumps until she introduced to Zumba in 2014. She fell in love with it straight away.
In 2015, Lily moved to London and worked as a fitness coach in a gym, and then as a personal trainer. Since leaving in London she has taught a variety of classes including group cycle, Zumba, HIIT, ballet conditioning, Les Mills Grit.
'I am happy and proud to be part of such a great and experienced team. I feel that Zumba brings out the best in me and makes me happy. I try, with every class I teach, to share the happiness and make people enjoy Latin rhythms as much as I do'
At Latin Soul we are proud to have David, a very experienced professional dancer and Latin rhythms coach who was invited to participate in the London Olympics opening ceremony dance routines.
David has over 18 years of experience as a professional Latin dance performer with particular emphasis on Salsa. Having taught and performed in Cuba and other Caribbean countries, David has taught in France, Norway and all around the UK.
'I have an enthusiastic personality and my aim is to make my classes lively and fun. I take particular pride in being reliable and to go that extra mile for my classes. I have been working with Fredy and the Latin Soul team since 2012 and I love teaching Zumba and Salsa at their North London premises. Members are always very fun and friendly’.