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Kizomba Beginner

Learn a complete, correct and specialized baggage of dance skills that will prepare you perfectly for already enjoying social dancing and necessary for joining the intermediate level.  

Kizomba is an amazing social dance originated in African countries such Angola, Cape Verde, among other countries, influenced by Semba dance, Compa and Zouk music becoming the new social dance sensation all over the world. Is generally attributed to Angola as the word Kizomba comes from Kimbundu (is the second-most-widely spoken Bantu language in Angola) meaning festival, party,  to party.

Kizomba is also a music genre traced to late 1970 finding the core in the Angolan culture and music. It is a slow, gentle, romantic rhythm with strong African colors, Zouk and Haitian Compas. Most of the Kizomba music is sung in Portuguese, as Portugal had a big influence in the history and culture of the Angolans, and therefore also in the Kizomba evolution.

Next Courses

The duration of the Kizomba beginner courses is 2 months. You can start one of the following courses after prior registration:

Th | 02. May 2019 (8h)
Mo | 06. May 2019 (8h)
We | 05. June 2019 (8h)
Mo | 01. July 2019 (8h)
Th | 04. July 2019 (8h)
We | 07. August 2019 (8h)
Mo | 02. September 2019 (8h)
Th | 05. September 2019 (8h)
We | 02. Oktober 2019 (8h)
Mo | 04. November 2019 (8h)
Th | 07. November 2019 (8h)
We | 04. December 2019 (8h)

Course Content

Control and importance of the basics

Body connection



Connection basics: virgula,... .

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What is Syncopation/Contratempo?

Balance, posture & frame

What is leading and following?

Further course proposals

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