Joel is the current lead in Zouk Sacramento and has been teaching since 2012. Joel has trained and assisted various Berg congresses in Porto Seguro, Brazil, the last few years as well as the LA Zouk Congress.
He also has a long history with Capoeira, training for over 15 years. He’s knows as Irmao, from Capoeira Grupo Agua De Beber, in Sacramento. He has also studied Brazilian and world percussion