Brazilian Zouk is the latest dance trend around the world!
Zouk is a fun, modern dance suitable for all ages. For many in the younger dance crowd, Zouk has rekindled an interest in partner dancing. For those who have experience dancing other traditional Latin dances (and even West Coast Swing), many of the moves, techniques or concepts from those dances can be imported to Zouk, making it relatively easy to adapt to this dance. In addition, Zouk can be danced to a variety of music and a variety of moods, making it a versatile dance to know
- The variety of styles & freedom of movement,
- Close connection embrace,
- Graceful steps,
- Expressive body movements, body isolations and upper-body torsions,
- Wild spins and whip-like head movements.
- It is danced by people of all ages in night clubs, dance schools and events!
- You can dance it to traditional zouk-beat music or pop, RnB, radio songs!
Teachers: Josh and Matylda
Note: You do not need to come with a partner to participate in this class, as we do frequent partner changes during the class.
Virtuoso of many athletic disciplines and passionate dancer. His dance journey started with Cuban Salsa but his true passion for dancing was unleashed when trying Brazilian Zouk. Now as a teacher himself, spreading knowledge and love for this dance in Malta. “What is zouk for me?
I believe the body and mind are not separate. They influence each other heavily. The same way a thought could change your posture, your posture can change your thoughts... Click on profile to read more...
Matylda’s rich background made her teaching style very characteristic and unique. Where the passion for dance is mixed with physical education and modern psychology approach. She uses her academical education in art-therapy and music-therapy (gained at Medical University) to make every dance class a special experience. Using substance of biomechanics and physiology of movement for your deep understanding of leading and following energy exchange, and connection. Her philosophy of couple dance is to build the most beautiful conversation between two people, improve body understanding, discover and develop yourself... Click on profile to read more...