Charles Ogar is well known, throughout the US and internationally, for his detailed, yet fun and quirky instruction and his super smooth, creative and musical style on the dance floor. He is the most influential pioneer of urban kiz in North America.
Charles Ogar is the organizer of the current largest urban kiz festival in North American, the Neo Kizomba Festival that takes place in Austin, which is now heading towards its 6th year in 2020 and the 1st Neokiz Cruise also happening in 2020!
He also hosts a platform for online kizomba lessons at www.learntokiz.com!
In addition to dancing and teaching, Charles is also the host a dance podcast dedicated to dancers worldwide, the Dance Your Heart On Fire Podcast. He has interviewed dancers and icons such as Kaysha, Johnny Ramos, Sophie Fox, Albir Rojas, Laurent Yishu, Sara Panero, and more!
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