Zouk Instructors

Junyan Boon

Junyan has been a dance teacher for almost 15 years now with 9 of those years teaching Zouk. He is one of the pioneers of Brazilian Zouk in North America. 

His passion for dance and his understanding of social dancing is broad as well as his knowledge of music and history. Junyan pushes his dancers tirelessly to be the best they can be and has trained several noteworthy dancers over his career.

A truly diverse dancer, Junyan dances Brazilian Zouk, Salsa & Tango.

Take Private Lessons with Junyan!

Caney Dança

Caney was introduced to dance at the early age of 3, and performed her first solo danceroutine 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