..A Dancing Life

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His studies continued for another five years, until 2001 when he found himself in a Caribbean Dance Party almost by accident. Fascinated by the sinuous movements that he saw and from the "looping arm movements," as Simone remembers, he decided to expand his knowledge towards these different disciplines.

Simone began this new journey in late February of 2001, and after only two months, he won his first regional championship with great satisfaction. One year later, he joined a dance company called "Puerto Rico's Dancers," directed by Mirko Stefio. As a member of this company, Simone went on tour and was exposed to many world congresses in different cities worldwide, including San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he ended up winning third place at the World Salsa Open competition in 2003. 

Simone continued his training with numerous private lessons from nationally and internationally renowned coaches with perseverance, dedication, and the spirit of sacrifice. In 2004, he won second place in the world championship of Street Mambo. In November of 2005, after a grueling competition, he won the title of world champion of multi-Caribbean dances in Palermo, Italy. His success continued in 2005 when he won the Italian Cup Circuit in Perugia, Italy. Soon after, he decided to start his own business, opening a new studio in Aci Bonaccorsi, called "El Cubil". 

In 2012 Simone decided to integrate fitness into his teaching through Zumba Fitness and Tai Chi. Using these techniques, he created his own fitness style that reinvented his lessons, creating an "outburst" of a dynamic explosion suitable for everyone.

In 2013 he decided to challenge himself with new opportunities and moved to the United States. After a short period of time, he began teaching in his new surroundings; he started teaching at Planet Ballroom studio in 2014. It was here that Simone was the first studio introduced to the American Style of ballroom dancing. Later in 2015, he decided to join Ballroom Dance Clubs of Atlanta, starting a new personal growth path. In the summer of the same year, Simone competed in the Novice division of the Southern Challenge dance competition and won first place.
In 2017 he began teaching independently, and in 2020 he found "SM Dance". 

In addition to his devotion to teaching and preparing students of all ages for Social and Competitive Style, Simone continues his dance training, constantly advancing his skills.
 

His studies continued for another five years, until 2001 when almost by accident, he found himself in a Caribbean Dance Party. Fascinated by the sinuous movements that he saw and from the "looping arm movements," as Simone remembers, he decided to expand his knowledge towards these different disciplines.

Simone began this new journey in late February of 2001, and after only two months, he won his first regional championship with great satisfaction. One year later, he joined a dance company called "Puerto Rico's Dancers," directed by Mirko Stefio. As a member of this company, Simone went on tour and was exposed to many world congresses in different cities around the globe, including San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he ended up winning third place at the World Salsa Open competition in 2003. 

Simone continued his training with numerous private lessons from nationally and internationally renowned coaches with perseverance, dedication, and the spirit of sacrifice. In 2004, he won second place in the world championship of Street Mambo, and in November of 2005, after a grueling competition, he won the title of world champion of multi-Caribbean dances in Palermo, Italy. His success continued in 2005 when he won the Italian Cup Circuit in Perugia, Italy. Soon after, he decided to start his own business, opening a new studio in Aci Bonaccorsi, called "El Cubil". 

In 2012 Simone decided to integrate fitness into his teaching through Zumba Fitness and Tai Chi. Using these techniques, he created his own fitness style that reinvented his lessons, creating an "outburst" of a dynamic explosion that was suitable for everyone.

In 2013 he decided to challenge himself with new opportunities and moved to the United States. After a short period of time, he began teaching in his new surroundings; he started teaching at Planet Ballroom studio in 2014. It was here that Simone was the first studio introduced to the American Style of ballroom dancing. Later in 2015, he decided to join Ballroom Dance Clubs of Atlanta, starting a new personal path of growth. In the summer of the same year, Simone competed in the Novice division of the Southern Challenge dance competition and won first place.
In 2017 he began teaching independently, and in 2020 he found "SM Dance". 

In addition to his devotion to teaching and continuing to prepare students of all ages for Social and Competitive Style, Simone continues his dance training, constantly advancing his skills.