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Learn to partner dance in two and a half hours!

This is a great way to get yourself out of your comfort zone comfortably!

I love Kizomba……it’s an extremely beautiful and sensual dance style, it has the grace and passion of Tango but the softness and gentleness of a hug. The soulful music is melodious and explosive and captured my soul within minutes!

Kizomba is originally from Angola and is a descendent of Semba the original dance. It belongs in the Afro/Latin category of popular social dance styles danced all over Europe and the world.

Kizomba is a simple dance, its easy to learn quickly and will get you out on the dance floor! However it is equally intricate as it is simple and one can keep mastering it for as long as they want to keep refining and learning the art.A beginner will be dancing within an hour and then gradually evolve to the more complex steps and concepts of the dance which becomes rather addictive.

Through the Kizomba discipline you will also become more aware of your own body, posture and core, this will help you your everyday life as well as in your dancing skills.

Kizomba is perfect for anyone wanting to learn to partner dance and enter the huge social dancing world not only here in Brisbane but anywhere you may travel to.

Learn something new for yourself, or with friends guarantees to be fun and rewarding. There are many benefits to being perpetual learners and its one of the many secret tools of successful people, it keeps us fit in body and mind and you will have a great time!

Kizomba is incredibly addictive which is why its fast conquering the world! “I can teach anyone to dance” All left feet welcome!

ABOUT SEVERINE COULANGES

Severine started dancing at Rio Rhythmics under the direction of Kadu Pires and Tarcisio Teatini-Climaco in 2007.She soon became a class assistant to Kadu and was invited to be a part of the K&L teaching team in 2013.

Severine is also a performer and has done demonstrations at various Latin dance events nationally and overseas including Brazil Central, Prague International Zouk Congress, Sydney Latin Festival, Melbourne Latin Festival, Casa do Zouk, Australian Kizomba Festival!

Severine dances & teaches many latin dance styles however her passion is focused on Brazilian Zouk, Samba de Gafieira & Kizomba.Severine has been fortunate enough to be taught by some amazing international masters, including Albir Rojas, Mafalda, Sara Lopez, Elisabete Pkl & Nelson Campos, Lidio & Monique, Leo & Becky, Renata & Jorge, Alex de Carvalo and Dahijinio, just to name a few!

Severine started dancing Kizomba with Kadu Pires 2012 and just fell in love with the connection and musicality of Kizomba. She is currently immersed in teaching Kizomba and producing social events as the director of Kizomba Dance Australia.

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • History of Kizomba
  • How to dance with a partner
  • How do dance a whole social dance
What you will get
  • Afro stepping techniques
  • 3 fundamental basic steps of Kizomba
  • The important elements of the “dance frame” – Mans and woman Saida sequences

What to bring
  • A big bottle of H2O
What to wear

casual comfortable


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Work-Shop

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Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Katya

20 May 2017 • KIZOMBA! INTRO TO AFRO/LATIN DANCE

This workshop was excellent and the teaching was first class.

Susan

16 May 2017 • KIZOMBA! INTRO TO AFRO/LATIN DANCE

Enjoyed the class, and Severine is a great teacher with a lovely manner. However, two and a half hours was a bit long - 2 hours would have been just right!