MEET THE TEAM

SALTO surronded with some of the best teachers and coaches in every area and specialty.

Some of the coaches are resident teachers being others guest-teachers that will come for some workshops and specialization courses during the school year.

Teachers / Coaches
(click on each picture for a brief resume of each Coach / Teacher)
Videos - (click here to access the Youtube link to the Teachers section)
Daniel Seabra

Daniel Seabra

Aerials (Rope / Lira / Tissues / Trapeze) Straps & Artistic Creation EPAOE Chapitô Various "Disney" shows "palhaço rico fode palhaço pobre" from João Pedro do Vale and Nuno A. Ferreira Presently creating with Cª Erva Daninha Continuos education in places and companies like Studios d'Hiver, Central del Cirque and Granerie

Frederico Silva

Frederico Silva

Aereos (Straps & Silks) SALTO Graduated EPAOE Chapitô Graduated Various individual performances in Festivals Acro Clube da Maia Elite Acro Athlete

Andrey Martinov

Andrey Martinov

Classical Ballet Bailarino do Ballet Bolshoy da Bielorrusia Bailarino do Ballet Latvia National Opera Professor da Universidade Mei-Jo Professor da Escola de Dança Ginasiano Professor do Programa UNICAL- USA Miami

Nelson Araujo

Nelson Araujo

Acro Skills Gym & Acro Coach of Acrobatics Gymnastics (World Championship 2012-2014-2018) Pan-American (2015-2017) International judge Circus Teacher (Universidade Livre do Circo)

Dinis Santos

Dinis Santos

Contemporary Dance Artistic Dance course from "Escola de Dança Ginasiano" Profissional Dancer on "Kale - Companhia de Dança", where he worked with: Eldad Ben Sasson, Elisabeth Lambeck, Joclécio Azevedo, among others. Teacher and creator/performer on "Companhia Instável", where he performed “Cribles” from Emanulle Huynh.

Katheleen Doherty

Katheleen Doherty

Aerials

João Ferreira

João Ferreira

Acro Balance & Trampolim Master Degree in Physical Education 10 years experience in coaching ACM Coach Portugal National Acro Team World and European Championships

Carminda Soares

Carminda Soares

DANCE

Joana Estrela

Joana Estrela

Theather

Jocka Flyer

Jocka Flyer

Straps (External) Ginasta de Alta Competição, (nomeação para um Globo de Ouro), 4º lugar no Ranking Mundial (2000). Já se apresentou no American Got Talent, Cirque Dreams, Radio City Music Hall, Celebrity/Norwegian cruises

Tiago Maia

Tiago Maia

Director Ped. Coordinator Handstands & H to H Master Degree in Physical Education 20 years experience coaching Portugal Acro National Team World and European Championships FGP Course Teacher

Ursula Martins

Ursula Martins

Anatomy Health & First Aid Artist Nutrition Medical Doctor (Physiatry) Doctor from Féd. Int. Gymnastique 10 years Acro experience 8 years ACM Artistic Coordinator and Choreographer

Lourenco Franca

Lourenco Franca

Gym & Acro Handstands Hand to Hand Master Degree in Physical Education 20 years experience coaching ACM Team Manager Portugal National Acro Team World and European Championshions FIG Academy Expert

Sara Shults

Sara Shults

Silks

Tânia Rodrigues

Tânia Rodrigues

Production Tânia Rodrigues is a Cultural Producer. Graduation in Theatre by ESMAE. Since 2006 has collaborated with several institucions as a Stage Manager and more recently as a Producer. (Teatro Helena Sá e Costa; Ginasiano Escola de Dança; Academia de Dança do Porto e KALE Companhia de Dança) At this moment integrates the Prodution Team of Teatro Municipal do Porto - Rivoli and teaches theatre at ESMAE since 2012. Former ACM Choreographer Coach.

Joana Magalhães

Joana Magalhães

Aerials (Pole / Tissues / Lira) Former Acro Gymnast Former National Champion ACM Coach 3 years Aerials Experience

Tiago Figueiredo

Tiago Figueiredo

Handstands (External) World Class Gymnast from Acro Clube da Maia Won GOLD in World Cups and several medals at European Championships Just finished his second season in one of the oldest and most iconic Acro shows - PIRATES in Palma de Maiorca

Gonçalo Roque

Gonçalo Roque

Hand to Hand Duo (External) 2018 Festival do Demain Ex gymnast-acrobat 2-time European Champion and World Cup Circuit Champion. “Pirates Adventure” in Mallorca Cirque Adrenaline / Cirque La Nova / Celebrity Cruise Lines. Currently is working all around the world as Duo Destiny with his partner Kinga Grzeskow. Motivated by high prospects

SALTO - International Circus School

by Acro Clube da Maia

saltocircus@gmail.com

(+351) 229 410 731 /  (+351) 919 197 755

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