DSI is today run by two highly qualified individuals, who bring a perfect blend of dance capabilities and corporate ethics to the business.

Rajeswari best dance trainer in mumbai

Shannon best dance trainer

Shannon Benjamin &  Rajeswari Vaidyanathan are  DanceSport  Athletes,  performers and coaches who have trained with the Asia  Pacific  &  World  Latin Champions and have competed and trained in Singapore,  Hong  Kong,  Boston,  Hungary, U.K, Thailand and Sri  Lanka.  He has represented India at the Indoor Asian Games in Macau, the World Cup Latin Championships and many more DanceSport Competitions.

The duo founded India’s premiere Latin American school “ Shan & Ragz  DanceSport  India”  &  also the “Indian  DanceSport  Council”,  a national affiliate of the World  Dance Council hosting Maharashtra State level &  National Level competitions year -on – a year since 2009.

Today, they are successful coaches & performers in Latin American, Salsa, Bachata, Argentine Tango, Ballroom. Their style & techniques are authentic and hence very different from other schools across India. They create a different level of dancers & competitors, taking the company and their vision to celebrate DanceSport among Indian masses to newer heights. Their most recent feather in the cap is as a Latin Coach to Bollywood celebrities, Ranveer Singh & Vaani Kapoor for an upcoming Yash Raj Film.  

What you learn from them is different from most schools in India as they follow the international syllabus and techniques that no other school does. Their claim to being the best Salsa & Latin school in Mumbai comes from a combination of passion and knowledge. Equipped with the best knowledge they provide individual attention in a group class too and do not have more than 15  students in a group class. Most classes are taken by Shan & Ragz together to maximise the benefit to the students.


Championship Yearz Country Rank
Yankee Classic 2012 Boston, USA Gold Medalist
21st Lion City 2010 Singapore Silver Medalist
Footwork 2009 Kandy & Colombo, Srilanka Gold Medalist
ISIS CUP 2009 Szombathely, Hungary 6th Rank
Supremacy Awards 2009 London, UK Semi Finalists
Wanchai Open 2008 Hong Kong Silver Medalist
2nd Indoor Asian Games 2007 Macau QUARTER FINALS
Creative DanceSport 2007 Ipoh, Malaysia 9th Rank
1st National 2006 New Delhi, India Gold Medalist