Originally from Brazil, Goreti Cardoso started her dance career at the age of 17 taking Brazilian Ballroom dance classes. In 2001, she joined Bamberg Dance Company in her hometown. Trained by the best dance professionals in Bahia, Brazil, two years later she became a professional dance instructor. She has taught, performed and choreographed in Brazil, in U.S. and in Canada. In 2006, she started teaching in Toronto as well as performing, choreographing and directing her own dance company. She works with different styles of Brazilian and Latin Dance, such as Samba de Gafieira, Brazilian Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, Soltinho and Forró, as well as Carnival Dances but always focusing on the Brazilian social dance styles.