Robert Arvidsson grew up in Sweden and began dancing at the age of 8, and started competing in International Latin and Ballroom at the age of 12, coached by former World Champion Knut Säborg. From 2000-2011 Robert and his partner were among the top couples in Sweden, in the International Latin Division. In 2004 he and his former dance partner Maria Nilsson ranked as number 1 in Latin in Sweden, and represented Sweden at World Cups in Vienna and Shanghai. He was an instructor at Knut Säborg’s dance studio for more than twelve years before moving to New York to continue his passion for dancing.
Robert now has over 30 years of experience as a dancer and instructor. He teaches all styles but is specialized in International Latin and American Rhythm.
He competes successfully in Pro-Am division with his students, both within the U.S. and Internationally and has received several Top Teacher Awards at numerous competitions. Robert continues to work on his own dancing through professional competitions and always looks forward to sharing his knowledge and passion with his students, helping them reach their own dance goals whether in Pro Am competitions, showcases, or simply maneuvering the dance floor with style.
-Part of the National Team in Sweden in the Latin division
-Hired as a dancer for the TV-show Dr. OZ
-Hired as a dancer for a Hugo Boss commercial
-ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) certified in International Latin