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Joseph Koniak

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Joseph Koniak is one of the leading authorities on Salsa and Lambada dance in the UK today. Having trained in all aspects of dance at the 'London Contemporary School of Dance', he brings a unique style to the world of Latin rhythms.

Having started dance from an early age, and now, as a professional dancer Joseph has performed, and choreographed all over the world, in musical Theatre, solo dance productions, and television.

Joseph was a winner of the World Lambada championships in 1994, and was the first officially recognised winner of the UK World salsa championships 1997/1999/2001. He, is also a highly respected teacher and a member of the UKA (United Kingdom Alliance).

Joseph has worked with Gareth Gates as a Coach and chorographer, for his "sunshine" Video in Brazil, and Enrique Iglesias with the UK tour of Bailamos, Touch and Go, Fats and Small, Des O'Conner along with many others.

Joseph most recognisably, choreographed and appears in the BBC1 I dent as the Salsa teacher shown regularly for the last three years.

In 2005, Joseph Koniak was the audition cheorgrapher, judge and coach for the hit series "Strictly Dance Fever" presented by Graham Norton.

Most recently Joseph is performing in the promo for the new 2006 series of "Strictly Dance Fever"

"Joseph is a unique performer and brings a touch of class where ever he goes, and what he doesn’t know about Salsa is just not worth knowing" Graham Norton.