De'Jon Polanski's Bio:
De’Jon Polanski is an International Afro-Latin Dance instructor and U.S. Air Force Veteran born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the founder and director of Tropik Vybe Dance Company and is known as one of the most diverse and distinguished Bachata/Salsa Dancers in the world for his ability to teach, perform and social dance so many styles world wide.
His dance foundation began at the age of eight years old with New Orleans Bounce and Second Line Mardi Gras Traditional Dance as well as street style bachata and salsa until the age of sixteen where he took his first formal salsa lesson. He later connected with Cuban Master, Aurelio Gonzales and Ana Grietal in New Orleans where he trained in Son/Cuban Folklore and performed Rueda de Casino as well as many other cuban rooted genres of dance.
Aside from taking private lessons, master bootcamps and general lessons with Salsa/Bachata Masters such as Raymond Armant, Eddie Torres, Tomas Guerrero, Jorjet Alcocer, Troy Anthony, Sergio Jasso, Korke and Judith, Carlos Cinta and many others, De’Jon has also trained at one of the world’s most intense Salsa On2/ Mambo Certification Programs held in Mexico, Cuerpos Creativos, he has danced live with Legendary Dominican Bachata Recording Artists like Kiko Rodriguez, Raulin Rodriguez, Frank Reyes and Joan Soriano and he’s also taught bachata in one of Dominican Republic’s most prestigious bachata immersion programs, Bachata Paradise.
In 2018, De’Jon partners with Clo Ferreira to create one of the most dynamic power couples in the Latin Dance Scene. Together they continues to train under Afro Cuban Master, Marisol Blanco and Principle Ballet Master & Salsa/Bachata Cabaret Coach, Jose Serrano frequently touring the United States and spreading their passion for latin dance.
Clo Ferreira's Bio:
Clo Ferreira was born in Isla Margarita, Venezuela and raised in Princeton, New Jersey since the age of 5. She fell in love with dance at an early age of 8 years old because of her brother, Ry'El Zen Zouk, who is also a professional dancer and became her dance partner and mentor. Her brother enrolled her in training across all styles including Classical Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Hip-Hop, American & Latin Ballroom, Latin Social Dance such as Salsa, multiple styles of Bachata and Brazilian Zouk.
She has taken class, trained under and been coached by an extensive list of
She has won various competitions, performed in different venues world wide, taught numerous workshops in multiple styles at dance congresses internationally, and has won titles, such as International Choreographer.
Since 2018, Clo has been traveling the world capturing the attention and love of dance enthusiasts through performance, training and coaching alongside her Dance Partner, De’Jon Polanski. Together they have taken the Latin Dance Scene by storm and quickly become one of the most dynamic and versatile dance couples in the world of latin dance.