Shirley is a passionate dancer based Sydney with over 10 years experience in professional level dance training, performance and competitions.

Having lived and worked in various countries across the Asia Pacific and Europe, Shirley has a background in Hip-Hop, funk, jazz, contemporary/lyrical and Latin. Shirley is also a talented musician who has participated in many international music festivals from a young age.

Shirley fell in love with Samba while she was finishing her university studies in Economics and International Relations in 2009. She has since performed Samba at many major events including the Mardi Gras Parade, International Bachata Festival, Latin Dance Congresses and Festivals, international competitions and major sporting events.

As a business development executive in the corporate world, Shirley brings a unique perspective and outstanding positivity, enthusiasm and dedication. Being part of Rhythm Brazil allows her to share her passion for the arts, culture, dance and music.