Kizomba & Bachata Festival


Paula Di Pietro

Paula Di Pietro is the owner/operator of Hooked on Dance in Melbourne. Paula had her first Salsa class in 1999, since then trained in Los Angeles with elite teachers receiving teacher training certificates and decided to dedicate a career in dance in 2011, when she completed Certificate 4 in Dance & Fitness.
Paula has been teaching Salsa and Bachata since 2011 and continues to train herself in both Bachata and Salsa competitively. Regularly attends festivals both nationally and internationally teaching and performing. Trained at Bachata Sensual week in Spain learning from the creators of Bachata Sensual and holds titles from World Salsa Solo in Pro Salsa Cabaret World Champion 2015/2016 and Victoria Bachata Champion 2017.
Paula’s diverse dance background has helped fuse her own unique style and is passionate to share her knowledge with her students.