NYC ZOUK proudly presents First of the Month Socials in New York City right in the middle of MIDTOWN with an excellent location.
Please pre-pay before hand Pre-Sales end 3:00 Saturday or it will be more at the door. See pricing below.
Join us this Saturday with the amazing Jessica and Mikael from Paris, who will be teaching two very amazing progressive level workshops. Armed with playfulness and creativity, join both Jessica and Mikael as they pave way to the vastness of the SOLTINHO! Did you know that this particular move has so much depth to it and has a plethora of Soltinho brothers, sisters, and cousins galore. Turn patterns, reverse patterns, different entry and exit patterns, double turns, and so much more. Discover the versatility of this move and how diverse. your dance can get! In addition, understand how to enter and exit creatively in this fun and amazing move and see how close hold and open hold can impact the space of your dance. You will come away definitely smiling and feeling groovy for sure . Join Mikael and Jessica and see what they have in store for you!! YOU MUST know the soltinho before coming to the second class so be sure to come to the first class, Then Enjoy the party with Sounds of Brazilian Zouk and Lambada!!
JUNE SEASON- GEMINI SEASON!!!!!
You will have the option to choose from 2 out of 3 workshops or just take one. If you plan on only taking the 7-8 PM workshop but not a second one, you can go to dinner or hang out just steps from EPA and then come back for the social or stay and take both workshops and choose from Zouk or Kizomba.
7:00 – 8:00 PM – Brazilian Zouk Workshop Level 1/1A with Shane and Jessica
8:00 – 9:00 PM Brazilian Zouk Workshop Level 2 with Shane and Jessica
8:00 – 9:00 PM Kizomba Open Level
►9:30 – 2:00 AM NYC ZOUK SOCIAL with DJ VISCIOIUS and access to Kizomba Room.
PRICE – PREPAY BEFORE SOCIAL! or prices higher at the door
2 Workshops + Party = $40 (Best Deal)
1 Workshop + Party = $29
1 Workshop Only = $25
1 Social = $15 Access to Zouk Party and Kizomba PRE PAY EARLY ENTRANCE. $20 AT THE DOOR!
**Note – We have the entire ballroom Saturday. So there is no Salsa and Bachata option.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS – IN THE MIXX!
HYBRID – Brazilian Zouk /Lamba – “Foundational” SOLTINHO and SOLTINHO VARIATIONS
In this class you will review the movement Soltinho then after understanding timing technqiue and movement, discover other soltinho movement patterns which will open up to the second level class.
HYBRID – Brazilian Zouk /Lamba – SOLTINHO and SOLTINHO VARIATIONS + WIFI ENTRY AND EXIT COMBOS
After discovering the Soltinho, experiment and discover other turn patterns and call and response patterns utilizng WIFi Combos with open hold close hold and more. YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS CLASS!!!
ABOUT JESSICA LAMDON
Jessica Lamdon, also known as “Unicorn”, (the nickname she was crowned by her mentor and partner Ry’el) instructor, performer, actor, loves to MC, professional hugger, has been dancing since she was 8 years old. She began with competitive international 10-dance ballroom dancing and was fortunate enough to compete and place in international competitions such as Black Pool and represent the US in the Worlds Competition in 2007.Jessica flirted with other Latin dances and styles. She then totally emerged into acting for stage and film throughout high school and college, while earning her BA in Psychology.Along the way, the Unicorn got bit by the Brazilian Zouk bug in 2012 and never recovered.She has had the honor of training with her mentor, partner, and founder of ZenZouk Ry’el Velandia and getting certified by Kim Rottier. Jessica has had the pleasure of traveling to teach and perform in congresses throughout the states and Europe. She also had the privilege of partaking in a workshop and performance of hit show Braz Dos Santos’s Brazouka.Jessica is so proud to be representing ZenZouk and grateful to have Brazilian Zouk Lambada be in her life and the lives of others.She is so humbled and excited to share her discoveries in movement.
ABOUT MIKAEL BOZON
Mika is a dancer and instructor from Paris. Originally from afro-latin social dances, he got mentored by Alex de Carvalho in 2019, started to dance and teach brazilian zouk and got MAC certified in 2021.
After a few months in brasil of intensive trainings and collaborations, Mika went back in Paris and created his own regular class. He was also the first european teacher to create a proper study group about both zouk and lambada. During the past 4 editions of the study group, Mika got to collaborate with worldclass progessionals as Patrycja, Melyssa, Paloma, Lucia, Mailys, Jessica and Leticia.
Nowadays, Mika is mentoring his own team and training a major group of students in his regular classes and the hybrid study group. Mika is also travelling around the world, essentially in Europe, to teach and share his passion for dancing.
Mika is the first european competitor to reach the advanced category in bzdc jack n jill competitions by making the points, win a first place in the advanced category and accumulate a total of 10 podiums and 8 first places in jack n jill competitions.
YOUR Zouk DJS
– DJ Viscious
EPA DANCE STUDIO – 320 West 37TH STREET NY NY 10001 2nd Floor
NYC ZOUK SOCIALS are sponsored in part by ZENZOUK LLC. A source for Brazilian Zouk and Lambada and More! Please check out any training at www.zenzoukonline.com
NEW TO OUR COMMUNITY?
We welcome anyone that comes out to dance with us! If you are new to zouk or would love to learn more about classes during the week and our community, please please let us know. We are looking forward to meeting you and introducing you to some of our teachers, community, and more.
HAVE A JUNE BIRTHDAY? WE CAN NOT WAIT TO SERENADE YOU AT ZOUK!! SO PLEASE LET US KNOW.
Emmanuel Pierre Antione Ballroom Studio – EPA, 10001