Denise Centeno is a passionate dancer with more than twenty years of experience in dancing. She began her career in Venezuela at the age of 13 at the Lizarraga Flamenco Dance Academy where she became an instructor herself and joined the main dance troupe of the academy. She has traveled far to expand her skills, including the prestigious academy “Amor de Dios” in Madrid, Spain. She has also trained with Flamenco titans like Rafael Campallo, Domingo Ortega, and Helena Pachon.
At the age of 20 Denise began studying Bellydance and has not stopped since, becoming a very prestigious instructor in Venezuela where she owns her own academy. She has traveled across the globe to train and further her abilities to places like Egypt, Lebanon, Argentina, Chile and Brazil and studied under the best of the best masters of the craft like Raquia Hassan, M. Reda, Dina, Randa Kamel, Mo. Gedawi, Amir Thaleb, Soraya, Tito and Virginia. Denise is excited to bring her knowledge of dance and the world to FP this season!