Zouk Instructors

Junyan Boon

Soon after moving from the beautiful city of Montreal in 2010, Junyan began teaching, dancing and choreographing in Toronto. Within a year, he founded Toronto’s first Zouk school, choreographed numerous routines presented locally and abroad, and made major contributions to the Toronto dance community. 

Having taught dance since 19 years of age, his passion for dance and his understanding of social dancing is broad as well as his knowledge of Latin music and history. Junyan tirelessly advocates a focus on partner connection and how music and dance interrelate. He has been a guest judge for various competitions around the world.

A truly diverse dancer, Junyan's current love is Brazilian Zouk, and he is boldly trailblazing the Zouk scene in Toronto. He also performs & teaches salsa (on1, on2, NY-style, casino rueda) and tango (salon, milonguero, and nuevo).

Take Private Lessons with Junyan!

Caney Dança

Caney was introduced to dance at the early age of 3, and performed her first solo dance routine at the age of 5. Caney has touched on many dance styles, however her main training consists of 2+ decades with a focus on Chinese folk dance, jazz, ballet, contemporary, and lyrical. 

In the more recent years, discovering the dynamic world of partner dance including salsa, bachata, and her most loved Brazilian zouk! She has performed around North America alongside many musical talents; and recently returned from touring and teaching around Europe and Asia.

As an instructor, she inspires and encourages her students to fully embrace their learning journey. As an artist and performer, she brings her audience in to live the dance. As a dancer, she dances to lose herself and find herself at the same time.

Take Private Lessons with Caney!


Caney & Junyan demo @ NYC Zouk Launch 2018

Caney & Junyan demo @ ZouKizBachata 2017