Quenia Ribeiro is a dancer, choreographer, and dance instructor from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With over 25 years of experience in the field of dance, Quenia has performed and taught in Brazil, Greece, Canada, and throughout the United States. Her work has been featured in interviews and performances broadcast on PBS, NBC, ABC, WPIX, Telemundo, and Fox 5 television. She has been on faculty at the Alvin Ailey Extension in New York City since 2005, where she teaches samba and Afro-Brazilian dance. As a dance instructor, dancer, choreographer, and cultural educator, she has been teaching samba and Afro-Brazilian dance in New York City since 1997 at many dance schools, including Jose Limon Studios, Hunter College, Djoniba Dance and Drum Center, and Harlem School of the Arts. In addition to teaching adults and visually impaired senior citizens, she has worked extensively in the public and private school system with both children and teens teaching Afro-Brazilian dance and creative movement. Her work and instruction have also become widely recognized through her series of four instructional Brazilian dance DVDs as well as through her self-produced, groundbreaking instructional samba dance application for iPhone and iPad (Idancesamba).