Brazilians Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane are world renowned Latin dance instructors, performers and choreographers.

They established K&L Dance in 2012.

K&L Dance offers weekly dance classes in Brisbane, Australia.
Whether you’re a beginner who has never danced before
or an experienced dancer ready for your next challenge,
we have classes to suit. 

Learn from Latin dance instructors, performers and

So You Think You Can Dance Australia choreographers
Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane.

Join the K&L Dance family!

About Kadu and Larissa

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Kadu and Larissa are Brazilian Latin dance professionals who spend up to 46 weekends each year teaching, performing, choreographing and judging at the world’s most important Latin dance events and competitions. They are former “So You Think You Can Dance Australia” choreographers. They founded K&L Dance in 2013.

Kadu and Larissa founded K&L Dance and K&L Dance Events (Casa do Zouk Congress) in 2012.

In 2014 Larissa founded the Brazilian Zouk Dance Council (BZDC). The Brazilian Zouk Dance Council serves, supports, and promotes all aspects of Brazilian Zouk. BZDC encourages the growth of Zouk throughout the world.

Today they are based in Los Angeles – USA, where they began the K&L Teachers Training Certificate (K&LTT)…

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Online classes

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K&L online classes are offered as a monthly subscription. For as little as US$20 per month you have access to a minimum of 10 turn patterns in your chosen dance style and dance level. You will also receive 2 extra videos per month in our Stretch & Strength Exercises for Dancers, Ladies Styling, Brazilian Zouk Intermediate and Advanced playlists!

As a member of K&L online dance classes you will also receive 10% discount on private lessons and online coaching with Kadu and Larissa.

From January 2019 we are offering you all our Samba de Gafieira playlists for 50% off!

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Dance Events


Casa Do Zouk (meaning “House of Zouk” in Portuguese) is an exciting event established in 2013, dedicated to Brazilian Zouk lovers, being held at Mantra on View Hotel in Gold Coast – Australia on July 18 – 21 July, 2019.

Casa do Zouk is very pleased to host a Brazilian Zouk Dance Council registered Jack & Jill Competition during the event weekend.

With amazing international and national instructors, great parties and performances, along with superb access to all that the Gold Coast has to offer, what more could you want!

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K&L Zouk Teams

Stretch and Strength exercises for dancers!

K&L Zouk Teams