Lili started exploring her passion for music and dance at the age of 6. After years of practicing classical and modern dance, she discovered Brazilian culture through samba no pé classes in Tours, France where she grew up. Upon arriving in Toulouse in 2017, she discovered Forró, a traditional Brazilian dance that became her main focus of study and passion.
Alongside her dance studies, Lili continued to perfect her music skills. She joined one of the local forró groups as a percussionist and singer. Currently, she is pursuing her studies in languages and pedagogy at the university, specializing in teaching French as a foreign language.
Since 2021, she has been giving private Forró classes as well as occasional group classes in Toulouse and across Europe. In 2022, she took advantage of her trip to Brazil to further her education under renowned teachers in Belo Horizonte (Icaro Abreu, Luiz Henrique) and Salvador (Mardio and Milena). She also participated in the Itaunas festival for the first time. Upon her return, she began giving regular Forró roots group classes in Toulouse.
During her classes, Lili passionately shares her love for both leading and following roles. She combines her knowledge of dance, music and pedagogy to help dancers to develop their body awareness and freedom of movement when dancing in pairs. She emphasizes the importance of sensitivity, musicality, and connection in learning forró. Her pedagogical approach is based on "feeling", which consists in developing a dance based on self-knowledge, kindness, and connection with one's partner.