Often called "Angolan Tango, Kizomba is a fast growing dance form all over the world.
While incorporating some wonderful technique, it is relaxing and wonderfully intimate in the smoothest and simplest way.
The music is a wonderful blend of Caribbean influenced rhythms, with an infectious modern twist.
All our Four Week Series Classes are cumulative courses. Each class is 1.5 hours and they meet once a week for four weeks.
Kizomba Drop In classes and Social Dancing!
Kizomba Basics: 1a and 1b Four Week Series.
Kizomba Work-Shops Every 4th Saturday!
Kimmersion: Kizomba Intensive with Galina! 12 hour course!
March 8th-April 12th! Speakeasy Studio. 6-8pm.
Kizomba Immersion or "Kimmersion" is designed to bring you to the heart of this amazing dance form!
Dancing Kizomba is a unique experience...It's a very heart centered dance,
extremely easy to learn and highly enjoyable.
Kizomba is all about connection. This wonderful dance form positively informs your Salsa,
Bachata and Zouk technique and styling.
Kizmba can be danced to the same music as Zouk and West Coast Swing, making it versatile and fun.
This will be an intense and fun course.
No Experience required! Join us for this 6 week-12 hour course. $170 per student.
Galina has been a dancer her whole life: ballet and ballroom since early age, 10 years of salsa dancing
and Kizomba since Spring 2012 when she discovered it and fell in love with it.
Galina has taught in Sedona and Phoenix, AZ, Big Island, HI, in Vancouver BC,
at the Las Vegas Salsa Congress, in Miami Afro-Creole Mayhem kizomba festival,
and in Seattle at the Dance Festival at the Center of the Universe.
She took more than 200 hours of teacher trainings in kizomba and semba from
Petchu & Vanessa from Angola/Portugal, Afro-Latin Connection (Portugal) and The Fantastic 4 (Portugal).
Galina won 2nd place in the International Semba Competition in Lisbon Portugal in December 2015.
Galina loves sharing all the knowledge and dance experience she has accumulated from all over the world
she's so excited to be teaching Kizomba in Seattle!
Angel has been exposed to latin music his entire life.
After discovering Kizomba, he knew instinctively that this would be his primary passion in dance.
For the last two years while living in Dublin, Angel has attended numerous workshop all over Europe from Albir,
Tony Pirata, Moun, Felicien and Afrolatin Connection. It is through these experiences that he fine tuned and developed his unique style.
Angel brings to Seattle a modern and urban style of kizomba while reserving the traditional culture of the dance and he loves sharing
his knowledge and dance experience accumulated from his travels.
Kizomba Basics: 1a!
Tuesdays April 19th-May 10th. 6-7pm. Buy Now.
Join Galina for a Kizomba Basics 4 week course. This cumulative program begins with
You'll learn the foundations of this wonderful dance form.
This class is perfect for those who are new to the "Angolan Tango."
Kizomba Basics: 1b!
Tuesdays May 17th-June 7th. 6:45-7:45pm Buy Now.
Kizomba Body Movement and Styling!
Tuesdays April 19th-May 10th 7-8pm. Buy Now.
For more experienced Kizomba dancers, let's take the time to work on our form and styling with our "Tarraxinha"
four week course. Fill in those slow beats in Kizomba, master your body isolation's and take your connection with your partner to the next level!
Kizomba Drop In and Social Dancing! Every 2nd and 4th Friday!
$10 for the drop in. $5 for the social! See our Calendar for the next Kizomba Friday!
Join us twice a month for a fun evening of Kizomba! You can take a drop in class to begin learning
this fun and romantic dance form, or to hone existing skills. Then stay for social dancing!
Kizomba Drop In Class 9-10pm.
Kizomba Social Dancing 10pm-1am.
Kizomba BaSiCs Mastery workshop for 4th Saturday!
April 23rd 4-7pm followed by a Social Dance 11pm-4am!
The workshop is suitable for all levels. Buy Now or pay at the door.
~Body movement mastery~Steps (foundational steps, and technique to do them with african flavor
~Connection exercises and improving your leading and following!
Our goal for this workshop is to teach you kizomba body movement, in the level of detail it is usually only explained
in privates, so that you get the smoothness and specificity of it and improve it, no matter what level you are.
You'll improve your leading and following techniques so the partner is on cloud 9 after dancing with you,
and learn or improve technique of doing kizomba steps and saidas (incorporating body movement and connection improvements above)
Workshops 4-7pm: $34
Social 11pm-4am: $5
Tarraxinha Series with Galina!
Tarraxinha is a body movement often added as a part of Kizomba dance.
Fill in those slow beats in Kizomba, master your body isolation's and take your connection with
your partner to the next level! Class will include:
What is Tarraxinha and where is the place for it in Kizomba~How do you move your body and
lead your partner~Foundational vocabulary of Tarraxinha moves that can be combined in any way~How to lead and
follow Tarraxinha even without using your hands!
Kizomba Basics and Beyond Work-Shop! March 26th from 6-9pm. Buy Now.
Join us on March 26th at 6pm for an exciting Kizomba Work-Shop designed to:
~Provide you with laser solid foundation for your Kizomba (body position,
connection, body movement and basic steps).
~Give you a few flares to add to any dance level.
~Enrich the dance though styling, creativity and musicality
~Taught by: Galina Lipina & Angel Fernandez, Dennis Richards & Mariah Whiteman!
And also on Saturday March 26th:
Kizomba Basics and Beyond Work-Shop is followed by an amazing Social dance! 9pm-12am!
This social is open to all, and free with registration in the work-shop. $5 for the social only.