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ZOUK DANCE TEAMS

foundations

team

w/ ariana + jamelyn

MONDAYS at 6:30-8:00pm

Experience Required: None

Curriculum Length: 6 Months

Rolling Enrollment: Yes, up to 1 month from start date

Start Date: July 1st, 2021

Performance: No

The foundation zouk team is designed to help dancers understand how to connect to their partners, be musical in their dances, and lead/follow in an awesome yet technical way.

 

The curriculum will focus on the following:

  • Timing, technique, and connection for beginning students.

  • Building a strong foundation of the Brazilian zouk technique

  • Establishing a safe, body-and-partner-aware way of dancing.

  • Working on the quality of movement and body awareness, which you can use in many dance forms.

intermediate

team

w/ val + viet

MONDAYS at 8:15-9:45pm

Experience Required: Graduation of foundations or instructor approval

Curriculum Length: 12 Months

Rolling Enrollment: Yes, up to 3 months from start date

Start Date: July 1st, 2021

Performance: No

The intermediate zouk team is for students who have a solid foundational skillset and are beginning a more technical intermediate level. This team will develop a student's ability with a greater variety, technical understanding, and creativity in their dancing. We want to empower students to feel great on the dance floor, improve technique, musicality, and presentation. 

 

The curriculum will focus on the following:

  • Link foundational movements that harness the natural flow and expansiveness of traditional Rio zouk.

  • Promote the joy and expression of traditional Rio zouk through appreciation of the culture and origins of the dance.

  • Expand into intermediate vocabulary by building on fundamentals and competency of technically sound movement.

  • Build comprehension and skills of natural and safe body movement.

  • Develop comprehension of self as a dancer and co-creation within the dance; highlighting elements of connection to self and to others in partnership.

  • Provide preparation for advanced zouk teams.

advanced

team

w/ kelsey + alex

TUESDAYS at 6:30-8:00pm

Experience Required: Audition and instructor approval

Curriculum Length: Continous

Rolling Enrollment: Yes

Start Date: N/A

Performance: No

The intermediate zouk team is for students who have a solid foundational skillset and are beginning a more technical intermediate level. This team will develop a student's ability with a greater variety, technical understanding, and creativity in their dancing. We want to empower students to feel great on the dance floor, improve technique, musicality, and presentation. 

 

The curriculum will focus on the following:

  • Link foundational movements that harness the natural flow and expansiveness of traditional Rio zouk.

  • Promote the joy and expression of traditional Rio zouk through appreciation of the culture and origins of the dance.

  • Expand into intermediate vocabulary by building on fundamentals and competency of technically sound movement.

  • Build comprehension and skills of natural and safe body movement.

  • Develop comprehension of self as a dancer and co-creation within the dance; highlighting elements of connection to self and to others in partnership.

  • Provide preparation for advanced zouk teams.