About us

BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO is the International Organization of Biodanza SRT.

BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO is the International Organization of Biodanza SRT. It maintains its objectives and the statute of the former International Biocentric Foundation, created by Rolando Toro in 2003 whose mission is preserve the integrity of “Biodanza Sistema Rolando Toro” and its evolution, in accordance with its theoretical model. In addition to divulging the artistic and intellectual legacy of Rolando.

Provide constant Methodological and Theoretical Advice in coherence with the Theoretical Model.

Create permanent feedback mechanisms with the Directors of the Schools.

Spread Biodanza in the different spheres of society.

Evaluate and approve requests for the opening of new Training Schools.

Prepare and deliver Diplomas and Certifications.

Provide training courses for ``Didacta`` Teachers and Tutors.

Organize Meetings, Seminars and Congresses, both regional and international.

Encourage research and publication of the intellectual and artistic legacy of Rolando Toro.

Administrative structure

The administrative structure of Biodanza Rolando Toro consists of the following organisms.


Claudete Sant'Anna


Rodrigo Toro


Eliane Matuk

Centro Studi Scuolatoro / Methodological Councillorship in collaboration with Claudete Sant 'Anna, Marcelo Mur and Nadia Costa
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Viviana Luz Toro

Anthropological Consulting / Coordination of the Biocentric Research Laboratory LIB

Marcelo Mur

Coordination Schools in Europe and rest of the world

Gittith Sánchez

Coordination Schools in America

Directors Council

The role of the Directors Council is to collaborate with the administration of BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO, as well as to promote the proper functioning of the Training Schools through a continuous dialogue with the Directors.

Directors of America

Directors of Europe

Directors rest of the world

Periodic meetings by videoconference



Biocentric Research LIB 

Team conformed by Viviana Toro, Rodrigo Toro, Eliane Matuk, Gittith Sánchez and Silvia Signorelli.


Applications and Extensions

Team conformed by Carla Toffanello, Carla Leiva, Donatella Panni, Mima Vitali e Sandra Valentini.


Ethics and Guidance

Team conformed by Claudete Sant’Anna, Armando Montanari, Carmen Durán and Lúcia Helena Ramos.

The financial model of BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO is not based on franchise system. Teachers graduated in Biodanza Schools are free-lancers. In order to preserve the model integrity the schools have financial authonomy but are not methodologically independent. That has the aim to preserve the model integrity.

To make sure that the former conditions are fulfilled a contract between Directors of Schools as well as by BIODANZA ROLANDO TORO has to be signed. This contract sets the rules that both parts have to respect and follow and fixes the annual fees to be paid by the Schools.

Annual Training Schools Fees 2018


700 Euros

America and rest of the world

700 Dollars

NOTE: Schools with less than 10 students: 400 Euros/US Dollars.