Xtine Croci | Seattle, WA
Xtine is the founder of Brazilian Zouk in Seattle and the creator &
event director of Seattle Dance Festival at the Center of the
Universe. Her dance training began at the age of 3, with classical
training in ballet, jazz, tap, musical theater, and later modern and
hip-hop. She performed with two ballet companies in Seattle rising to
the level of a soloist, occasionally doing her own choreography. At
age 16 she started her partner dance career with salsa and bachata.
She began her teaching career in 2010 at Salsa Con Todo Dance Studio
where she has taught ballet, jazz, salsa, bachata, kizomba, Brazilian
Zouk, and West Coast Swing. West Coast Swing has made a profound
impact on Xtine's connection, creativity, and style, and she promotes
the fusion style of swouk wherever she goes. She recently won the Zouk
Invitational division at Seattle Dance Festival 2016 and is a World
Swing Dance Council (WSDC) recognized advanced WCS dancer.