Laura Furtado- Owner of DivaGirl

Laura Furtado, a successful international Dancer, Instructor, Choreographer and Presenter, is the Founder and Owner of DivaGirl and Sexy & Wealthy in Heels.

DivaGirl consists of 5 divisions: DivaGirl Fitness (dance/fitness company across Canada), DivaGirl Entertainment (professional dance company), DivaGirl Beauty (spa/beauty division), DivaGirl-Preneur (hosting women entrepreneur seminars and networking events) and DivaGirl Nutrition (helping women live healthier and wealthier divalicious lifestyles). With over 26 years of experience in the dance and fitness realms, she has made a presence across North America and Europe, including Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Ukraine and Portugal.

She is a Visionary who has transformed the concept of a diva, with the creation of the DivaGirl community. Throughout her career, Laura has danced on stages across the world, has taught in numerous cities, certified hundreds of female Instructors and instructed thousands of women.

Laura has been titled Canada’s Top Young Entrepreneur of 2010, one of Canada’s Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs of 2009, Nominee for the Arts Entrepreneur of the Year, Nominee for the Emerging Performing Artist of the Year, Lululemon Ambassador and Diva-Preneur. She is also the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of Women in Dance (, a creative showcase featuring the top female Dancers and Choreographer in Toronto, ON. She has also been recently featured in the first edition of the Toronto CRAVE book, featuring the sassiest women entrepreneurs in the city.

The success of her unique dance styles and repertories, have featured her in numerous media outlets such as the Toronto Star, Global Television, CBC, Much Music, Rogers Television, City TV, The Slice Network, OMNI Television, The National Post, The Mississauga News, SNAP Newspaper, OMNI Radio, and That Channel Radio.

For more information or to book Laura on various speaking engagements, please visit
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