Sunday, February 2, 2014

Zouk classes in Helsinki - spring 2014

It's now the start of another new dance season in Helsinki! Below a summary of classes and regular parties you'll find in Helsinki this spring.

Dates are subject to change and more classes & parties will be added during the season - always check with the respective organisers for their latest schedule.

But, what is zouk? Read more here!



Zouk classes: learn and master!

Teachers: Freddy Marinho and Andressa Castelhano
Dance school: Rio Zouk Style
Location: Etnofitness
What: Rio zouk style (= a style of Brazilian zouk style originating from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).*
When: 4 Feb - 22 May:
Tue and Thu 19:30-20:30 progressive course / Team A (beginners)
Tue and Thu 20:30-21:30 progressive course / Team B (improvers)
More info and register here.

Teacher: Soile Vedenpää
Location: Etnofitness
What: Zouk-lambada (= a style of Brazilian zouk originating from Porto Seguro, Brazil).*
When: 8 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr:
Sat 12:30-15:30 introduction to zouk (beginners)
Sat 15:30-17:00 improvers/intermediate
Register with Soile to attend the classes; Soile Vedenpää on Facebook.

Teacher: Ossi Kimmelma
Dance school: Spiral Dancers
Location: TapahtumaSali
What: Mzouk (= a style of Brazilian zouk originating from Mallorca, Spain).*
When: 10 Feb - 20 Apr:
Mon 17:30-19:00 beginners
Sun: 16:00-17:30 improvers
*) There are a few different 'styles' of Brazilian zouk - pick your favourite or learn all of them! But worry not: dancers of any zouk style can dance with people from all styles of zouk, no matter where or from whom they have learned.

Parties: practice & socialize!

On every other Tuesday (currently on even weeks), 21:00-01:00
Kizomba & zouk party at restaurant Havanna.

On Sundays, 18:00-20:00
Zouk social at Etnofitness, organised by Rio Zouk Style.

Occasionally on weekends:
Kizomba & zouk & semba parties, organised by EscandinaviaEventos Ghettozouk.
Next parties: Fri 7 Feb and Sat 15 Feb.

Occasionally on weekends:
Zouk parties at Salsa Latina.
Next party: Sat 8 Feb.

Upcoming events

Zouk workshop weekend with Alisson Sandi and Audrey Issauter on 8-9 Mar.
More info and register here.

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