Guest Teacher/Jovair Longo is a London based dance artist and educator originally from Brazil. He trained at Unicamp (Campinas, Brazil) and at EDDC (Arnhem, The Netherlands). Since then he has followed his evolving interest in different areas of dance and trained independently. He worked professionally as a dance performer mostly in the UK, where he has also created his own performance and video works. Jovair has taught his work in different schools and universities, dance companies and festivals. His teaching mostly focuses on the subtleties of composition and on improvised movement forms including Contact Improvisation, and is often somatic based. He is currently a Lecturer in Choreography and Improvisation at London Contemporary Dance School (The Place) in London, where he has been working since 2004.