Felipe Abreu, born in Salvador (BA), professor of forró since 2008, had his first professional contact in ForroPolitano group in 2009 where he stayed for five years. In 2014 he founded the Dance Academy Essência in order to work and teach other rhythms and get to add forró the same importance as other rhythms have within the ballroom dancing. In 2015 he held his first tour around Europe taking part in the Festival Ai Que Bom – Brussels and Forró In Russia Festival in Saint-Petersburg, teaching workshops also in Paris, London, Milan and Munich. He works since 2013 with the Longevitat Institute Dr. Adriano Gordilho.
Partner: Marianna Vilas Boas da Rocha e Silva (Mari Vilas)