Carmen Bertens

Carmen completed her Bachelor Degree in Dance Education in the Netherlands, majoring in classical Ballet and Jazz dance. After teaching dance to various age groups in the Netherlands and Australia, she returned to Swakopmund and is now teacher and owner of Dance Factory Swakomund.

"It is my mission to make dance available to everyone in Namibia and therefore pass on my knowledge in dance."


Alex Mogaviri

A Zimbabwean Hip Hop instructor and choreographer teaches a range of the different  styles in Hip Hop Dance.  Alex began Hip Hop dancing in Paris, France in 2009 where he was a junior member of a team of dancers at the British School of Paris. For the next couple of years. He received most of his Hip Hop training at open studio work shops around Paris from visiting international Choreographers from the likes of Brian Puspos and Jun Quemado where he developed a love for Hip Hop dancing.

From 2012, Alex began teaching Hip Hop classes in Zimbabwe through work shops and continued to further his training under various Hip Hop associations such as Zim's Finest Dance Group, ZINA, and 8-Count Dance Company.

Since 2013 Alex has been teaching in Windhoek and has competed with his team in various competitions over the past two years, with their most recent triumph in Rustenburg, South Africa, attaining Gold medals in their Hip Hop category at the South African Championships of Performing Arts 2016. 

We are very excited to now have Alex as a part of our Dance Factory team!!


CATRIN SPAEHT

Catrin has been part of Dance Factory for some time and has now done her Zumba instructors' certificate. Her energy will enlighten you and motivate you in a fun way to keep moving!



JOAS ("BEANS")

Beans has performed together with various hiphop artists and formed his very own professional Hiphop performance group called " The Elements" . He has a great passion for hiphop and loves to share this passion with others, by teaching at Dance Factory.