Hi and welcome to Brava Studio!
We truly believe in the transformative power of performing arts and its ability to engage and inspire people of all ages. Our passion for dance and aerial arts motivated us to create Brava Studio, to provide the local community in Doha with leading industry standards. We offer a wide variety of dance, dance fitness and aerial arts classes in a warm and friendly environment. Be a part of our Brava Studio family and become a Master of Movement.
Fiorella is the Co-Founder of Brava Studio. Originally from Peru, Fiorella graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of arts in journalism. At university she was a choreographer and performer for the Penn State International Dance Ensemble, a club that celebrates cultures from around the world through dance. When she moved to Doha, she worked as a multimedia journalist for several local and international companies, joined local salsa groups, and performed at international salsa congresses. Fiorella is also a certified aerial hammock instructor.
Mari is Brava Studio’s assistant manager. She has been in the customer service industry for 8 years in the Philippines and has been an administrator and office manager for five years in the GCC. She loves watching movies and collecting pens and notebooks.
Sandro is a professional dancer and teacher in Latin, ballroom and Broadway styles. He is a three-time Italian Latin champion, World Latin champion finalist in Latvia, Top 10 world Latin champion in China, and two-time Slovakian Latin champion. He graduated from the Berstein School of Musical Theater in Bologna, Italy and has been a dancer and dance captain for TUI Cruises.
Carla is our street jazz instructor. She is a professional dancer and teacher with a degree in jazz dance from Académie Internationale De La Danse based in Paris, France. She has been involved in many shows and productions among them, Star Academy in Lebanon and Miss Lebanon. Carla is also a member of the teaching staff of Caracalla Dance Academy.
Mollie is our aerial arts instructor. She has taught at Absolute Aerials, Aerial Catz, and Vigour Pole Studios in her native, Australia. She has been training and teaching vertical fitness for six years and aerial arts for five years. Mollie is very safety aware and certified in CPR.
Gemma is our aerial acrobatics instructor. She has a background in artistic gymnastics and competed at elite level representing Northern Ireland in various international competitions. After retiring as a competitive gymnast she found her new passion for vertical fitness and aerial acrobatics and has since competed in pole and aerial hoop doubles and won various championships across Ireland. Gemma is also a certified yoga instructor. At Brava Studio she will be teaching vertical fitness, inversions and arm balances classes as well as hoop doubles workshops. Welcome to the team Gemma!
Regina is our belly dance instructor. She is a certified personal trainer, has a black belt in Taekwondo. She has taught belly dance for the past 15 years and worked as a dance teacher in Chekhov Center in her native Uzbekistan. Regina perceives belly dance to be effective at relieving stress, developing strong inner confidence and poise, toning the body, and keeping the mind sharp.
Bianca is an American Ballet Theater certified teacher and an ex-professional ballet dancer with over 16 years of teaching experience. Bianca has worked as a dance teacher in Doha since 2014 and in leading ballet schools in her native Dominican Republic, where she performed as a soloist and as member of corps de ballet in several high-profile productions by the Dominican National Ballet.
Regine is our lovely receptionist. She is the first friendly face you see at our front desk and the go – to person for anything Brava. From the Philippines, she graduated with a degree in tourism. She was a volunteer for outreach programs in local communities and loves helping others. In her free time she likes listening to music and drawing.