Lau Rita – Norway

Laura is Spanish/Norwegian and started dancing classical ballet at the age of five. Ten years old she joined the Norwegian National Ballet School and 16 years old she moved to London to continue her education at Central School of Ballet. Later on she explored hip hop and house before discovering salsa and bachata in Argentina in 2009. In 2012 she performed with the show team Ladyshow in Oslo, and in 2013 she joined the professional dance crew Samba Ladies and started performing salsa in couple, both Cuban and L.A. style. Laura and her dance partner won third place at an international salsa competition in Guatemala in April and qualified at the World Salsa Open competition in Puerto Rico in July. Her versatility and ability to learn fast has given her the chance of assisting during workshops of salsa, bachata and kizomba.