Kizombafeber Workshops with João & Giedre
Sat Mar 25 2023 at 12:00 pmUTC+01:00
EPIC Studios - Stockholm | Stockholm, ST
Advertisement?✨ Our guest artists João & Giedre need little introduction. João has been dancing Kizomba since 2007 and took inspiration from great references such Master Petchu, Kwenda Lima and Afrolatin Connection. Together with Giedre, the epitome of style and refined femininity, they bring elegance and grace to the kizomba floor. They are reknown international artists who teach all levels of Tarraxinha, Kizomba, Semba and Kompa and attach great importance to good fundamentals in all these styles. They break down complicated steps in class and make it easy to understand and learn by offering instant technical feedback to take your Kizomba to the next level.
? Welcome to an incredible Kizomba day with this amazing couple at our cozy workshop.
✥ ✥ SCHEDULE ✥ ✥
12:00 - 14:00 Creative combos and partnerwork in Kizomba
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break
15:00 - 17:00 Kompa 101: Learn the joy of dancing Kompa with these masters!
☕ Fika will be served during workshops so all our dancers can be always ready to dance!
✥ ✥ PRICES ✥ ✥
? We have limited space for this bootcamp so first come first served! Book as a couple and get a discount!
✨ FULL PASS: 4 workshops + entrance to our Club Mayambo Mardi Gras Party
? Workshop Single pass – 750kr
? Couples Pass (Leader & Follower) – 1400kr
✥ ✥ BIO ✥ ✥
? JOÂO ROCHA ?
João Rocha was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Since 1999 Salsa was his first love, and in 2007, Kizomba came into his life.
In May 2010 he was invited to perform Semba at the prestigious “Africadançar”. In October 2010 he moved to London to teach and contribute to the growing Kizomba scene in the UK. In February 2012 he moved to Stockholm and created 1st Kizomba Scene there under the name of “Kizombafeber” along with his current dancing partner Giedre Lapaite. The same year he started practicing dj-ing and was called DJ “Rock”. In 2015 he moved to Frankfurt.
? GIEDRE LAPAITE ?
Giedre Lapaite is a Lithuanian girl with Ballroom, LA and Cuban Salsa background. She tried her first steps of Kizomba in Vilnius, Lithuania, got very interested in dance and culture and started to travel to Portugal in order become a good Kizomba dancer. In 2011 she met Joao Rocha, who has given her love to Semba and invited her to teach together. In 2012 Giedre deepened her knowledge of Angola’s history and culture with Master Petchu and Vanessa. In the same year she moved to Stockholm, Sweden, started to give regular kizomba, semba classes and organize kizomba events together with Joao Rocha. In 2015 she moved to Frankfurt.
? JOAO & GIEDRE ?
Joao & Giedre have taught together since 2012. They live in Frankfurt (Germany) and own a Kizomba school called “Kizomba Fabrik”, where they give weekly classes and organize parties. What is more, they give monthly classes in Stockholm (Sweden) and weekend workshops in different kizomba festivals all around the world. Together they organize 5 international kizomba events: 2 of them take place in Portugal, 1 in Bratislava(SK), 1 in London (UK) and 1 in Frankfurt (DE).
Their classes are known as very detailed and highly technical, they focus on traditional kizomba and semba, pay a lot of attention to the Angolan culture, introduce retro music to the classes, teach not only kizomba, semba, tarraxinha, but also they give classes of old school kizomba flow, leading and following techniques, and musicality. They created a modern class of kizomba with tango influence, which has become one of their most popular classes at the moment.
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Where is it happening?EPIC Studios - Stockholm, Rökerigatan 21,Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
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