Zouk Crash Course

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Friday, March 16

with Brazilian Guest Artist Guigo Sortica

Brazilian Zouk is a dance derived from Zouk (from the French Islands in Central America), and has a lot of influence from Brazilian Lambada. Recently, it’s influenced by contemporary dance; creating a completely new style of dance that has spread all over the world.

This workshop will be focused on basic moves with emphasis on the fundamental framework.

*Please note this is the first of five workshops Guigo will be doing the weekend of March 16-18)

$35 in advance/$45 Day of
$150 for All weekend package* (includes dance socials)
*Rest of Schedule below

(click here to register)

Then stick around for:
Zouk Dance Social
$12 (or free if purchased all weekend package)

Also check out:

Saturday, March 17
Forro Crash Course

Forró is the most popular Brazilian dance. Originally from the Northeast of Brazil but brought to the center of the country and influenced by other dances, such as salsa, samba and samba-rock.

Bachata Crash Course

Originally from the Dominican Republic, this dance has changed a lot since its inception. There are a lot of different styles, such as Domenican (traditional), Urban, Modern and Sensual Bachata.
This workshop will focus on basic elements with an emphasis on how to adapt the dance to different styles of bachata music.

Sunday, March 18
Samba de Gafiera

Samba de Gafieira is one of the most fascinating dances that come from Brazil. It’s a fun, diverse dance; full of circular moves and endless possibilities.

It is the representation of Brazilian spirit and happiness. This workshop will be 2 hours of teaching time, with a 1 hour guided practica/dance party, in which to practice your new moves.


Swouk is a new style of dance which blends both West Coast Swing and Brazilian Zouk. This workshop is focused on how to incorporate Zouk traditional, circular moves and body waves into West Coast Swing.

Then stick around for a
Swouk Dance Party

Two rooms for dancing:
West Coast Swing & Zouk dedicated dance rooms

$12 (or free if purchased all weekend package)

Pricing for each workshop:
$35 in advance/$45 Day of

Pricing for two Same Day workshops:
$60 in advance/$70 Day of

Full Weekend Package (includes Dance Socials):