Dancer, choreographer, Flamenco and Sevilhanas teacher Sofia has a 15-year training experience in Flamenco, Escula Bolera, Sevilanas and Regional Spanish Dance.
In 1985, she attended the Royal Academy of Dance in London and in 1993 graduated Escola Supenor de Danca in Lisbon. She studied alongside names like Celia Neves, Ana Martinez and the Spanish National Ballet dancer Carlos Benavides. She has studied intensively in Lisbon and Seville with renowned artists such as Antonio Perez (also a dancer of the Spanish National Ballet), Natcho Blanco, Rosario Peinado, Costi 'El Chato', Manbel 'La Zambra', Gracia Diaz, Carmen Mesa and Devla Amaya.
Besides being a dancer and choreographer in Palinka, Sofia is also a dancer of GADUE Co., and the main dancer of the Serva La Bari Co., dancer and choreographer of the Al'Hambra Flamenco Co. and solo guest of the Andre Santos Quinteto. To add to the list, she is a guest dancer of Madeira Dance Company in the show 'Flamenco Dance and Zarzuela Nights'. Sofia is determined and very experienced, wishing to share her knowledge with you.