Daybert Linares is a Cuban-born casino social dancer, instructor, and researcher who specializes in the intersections between music and dance. He is best known for his Cuban dance and music blog, Son y Casino.
Over the years, Daybert has taught workshops all over the U.S. east coast, including Boston, Atlanta, Savannah, Philadelphia, Miami, New York, and Washington, DC, where he currently lives.
Jonathan, aka JB, is a dancer and instructor living in Atlanta, GA. Jonathan began dancing in Boston, MA, where he first encountered his love for Cuban music and dance, before moving to Washington, D.C and now Atlanta, GA .
He's taught with MetaMovements, Masacote, independently, and has choreographed for numerous dance companies, including the renowned D.C. Casineros, and has had the opportunity to coach, teach, and perform all over the U.S. and, to a lesser extent, internationally. He has trained with master instructors from several major Cuban folkloric institutes who now reside in the U.S., as well as in Havana, Cuba.
Sassan's passion for dancing began in the ballroom discipline 30 years ago. Teaching Salsa and Rueda in Berlin for the last 15 years, he currently runs two established Rueda groups.
Sassan is an exceptional Rueda caller (cantante), and teaches complex structures with humor and skillful ease.
His focus on the evolution of Rueda de Casino has contributed to some of the new Rueda structures, such as Rueda Torno and Rueda Mixta, and has established him as one of the main representatives of the new European rueda movement.
Hailing from Cuba and currently based in Mallorca, Spain, Ramses Sariol has spent over a decade teaching Casino and Son Cubano dance styles across the globe, with a particular focus on preserving original Cuban dance traditions.
He is known for his passion for elegant casino and son dancing and his ability to teach core and detailed technique.
Ramses is also the Director of the CubaSon Congress taking place in Mallorca, Spain and in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.