Genny Godano

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She started studying ballet since the age of 5. Since the age of 10 she also attended modern jazz and funky classes at the Estudio De Danzas Academy of Mirta and Marcelo Aulicio and she approached to Caribbean dances in 1998, beginning to attend Salsa Cubana, Puerto Rican and Bachata lessons by several teachers. From 2002 she began competitive training with her dancer Mauricio Guevara, with whom she achieved excellent results already in first competitions and she danced with him until September 2005.

From February 2004 to September 2010 she taught at Sampaoli Dance School, where she has experience both as a teacher in group courses and in private lessons, and as a choreographer of couples and groups for F.I.D.S. In 2005 she obtained title of WORLD CHAMPION OF RUEDA.

In January 2006 she met Ivan Zappetti and together they obtained the 3 levels of Master of Caribbean Dances at the F.I.T.D. They qualified as National Judges at F.I.D.S. and they began to dance in competitions in the Masterclass 19/34.

In 2006 she was selected to record a DVD of dance lessons sold as an attachment to the magazines: "Gente" and "Visto". Since 2006 she started again to study ballet at Royal Academy with the teacher Elena Del Mastro and jazz dance with Teacher Don Marasigan, with whom she currently continues to study. In 2006 and later in 2008 she was invited to teach at "Congreso Mundial de la Salsa" in Turin.

Ivan Zappetti

He studied ballet, modern and jazz dance since the age of 10.
In 2000 he won the tv show “I PERSONAGGI” (G.R.P. television). 
At the age of 16 he studied for 2 years at the MAS in Milan, where he obtained several presence tokens as a dancer for the broadcast Mediaset "SUPER". 
Dancer at "Settemari" and "Valtur" in different tourist facilities, he began to get passionate about Caribbean dances.

In January 2006 he met Genny Godano and together they obtained the 3 levels of Master of Caribbean Dances at the F.I.T.D. They qualified as National Judges at F.I.D.S. and they began to dance in competitions in the Masterclass 19/34.





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Together, they won these dance titles:

  • Campioni italiani classe master professionisti combinata caraibica Professional Italian Champions in bachata, cuban salsa, puerto rican salsa and merengue 2010
  • Bronzo al World Latin Dance Cup Miami Bronze at World Latin Dance Cup Miami 2012
  • Bronzo al World Salsa Summit Miami Bronze at World Salsa Summit Miami 2014
  • Vincitori Italiani Bachata Open Winners of Italy Bachata Open 2014
  • Genny Godano, campionessa mondiale World Salsa Solo Australia Genny Godano, World Salsa Champion at World Salsa Solo Australia 2014
  • Bronzo al World Salsa Summit Miami Bronze at World Salsa Summit Miami 2015
  • Giudici IDO in Latin Dance Festival Corea IDO Judges in Latin Dance Festival COREA 2016
  • Campioni mondiali di salsa IDO San Pietroburgo World Champions of Salsa at IDO St. Pietroburgo 2016
  • Giudici World Salsa Solo Judges at World Salsa Solo 2017
  • Semifinalisti al Georgia’s Got Talent Semifinalists at Georgia’s Got Talent 2017
  • Ospiti della puntata finale di Ballando con le stelle Guests at the last episode of Ballando Con Le Stelle 2018
  • Concorrenti al Cesko Slovenko Ma Talent Contestants at Cesko Slovenko Ma Talent 2018
  • Concorrenti al Romanii Au Talent Contestants at Romanii Au Talent 2019
  • Concorrenti a Got Talent España Contestants at Got Talent España 2019

Ivan & Genny participated in important dance world congress, like:

  • Salsa Open Puerto Rico 2010
  • World Latin Cup Las Vegas
    2011
  • Eventopeople 2011
  • Italia Bachata Festival 2011
  • Brisbane Australia 2011
  • World Salsa Meeting Milan 2012 - 2013
  • Balkan Salsa Congress 2013
  • Kizomba Open Madrid 2013
  • Madrid Salsa Festival 2013
  • Galà de Navidad Barcelona 2013
  • Bachata Open 2014
  • Bachatea Summer Alicante 2014
  • Milan International Festival 2014
  • Bachatea Madrid 2015
  • Salsea 2015
  • Dancin Italia 2015
  • Roma Dance All Star 2016
  • World Salsa Summit Miami 2016
  • Bachatea Madrid 2016
  • Torino Summit Festival 2016
  • Dancin Bachata Fusion Festival Milan 2016
  • IDO Latin Dance Festival Corea 2016
  • Europe Bachata Master 2016
  • Bailando Milano Congress 2017
  • World Salsa Solo 2017
  • Carthago Latin Fest 2018
  • Sofia Salsa & Bachata Bush 2018
  • ...and many other