Leonides D. Arpon is professionally trained in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Folklore, Hip-Hop and Argentine Tango. He is a recipient of the Princess Grace Award and American Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarships. He has worked with world renowned choreographers, was a principle dancer with Armitage Gone! Dance, Madonna's "Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Event” and TV commercials with companies such as Coca Cola and Nokia.
Mr. Arpon’s teaching experience spans from working with people of all ages and levels from impoverished areas, domestic violence shelters to major institutions such as the Ailey School and Princeton University in the US, Bat-Dor and the Thelma Yelin Performing Arts Schools in Israel, Tokyo and Osaka Schools of Music and Dance in Japan, Ballet Philippines and the Philippine High School for the Arts. For his website and videos please visit: www.leonidesarpon.zumba.com.