4th Saturday Kizomba Workshop At Sct

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Our regular 4th Saturday kizomba workshop and social at SCT.
This time taught by Galina Lipina and Dennis Richards.

Saturday May 28th
Workshops 4-7pm: $34
Social 11-3am: $5

Kizomba- Go beyond the basic steps towards an understanding of a what constitutes a great connection to the music and your partner by improving your musicality. We will also work with making tarraxinha more accesible and fun by teaching creative and synchonized movement. These three workshops will improve your dancing of and feel for Kizomba and Tarraxinha and help you not to confuse the two.
1st hour- Musicality listening and doing.
2nd hour- Synchronizing Tarraxinha.
3rd hour- Creating new patterns by combining the first two elements.

Instructor Bios:
Galina Lipina:
Galina has been a dancer her whole life: baller and ballroom since early age, 10 years of Salsa, and Kizomba since Spring 2012 when she discovered it and fell in love with it. Galina has taught in Sedona and Phoenix, AZ, Big Island, HI, Vancouver BC, Las Vegas Salsa Congress, Miami Afro-Creole Mayhem Kizomba Festival, and at Seattle Dance Festival at the Center of the Universe. She has taken more than 200 hours of teacher trainings in kizomba and semba from Petchu and Vanessa(Ang/Port), Afro-Latin connection(Port), and the Fantastic 4(Port). She placed 2nd in the International Semba Competition in Lisbon, Portugal December 2015. Galina is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience and is excited to be teaching Kizomba in Seattle.

Dennis Richards:
Dennis Richards is a dancer, performer, and teacher of Kizomba and Casino (Cuban Salsa) Although he has been dancing all his life, Dennis began learning Casino in Buenos Aires Argentina in 1996 and began learning his current focus, Kizomba in 2008 from Ana Antunes in Seattle, Washington. From his intial forays into Kizomba until present day he has taken many workshops in an effort to truly understand and interpret the essence of this dance.

Dennis also teaches Body Movement For Dancers and has traveled to Portugal, Colombia, Cuba, Canada in search of authentic dance training from the sources of these dances. His focus is on initially learning each dance in its original form and then eventually allowing each student to develop their personal feel for the music and creative approach to the dance thus helping them to continue to mature as dancers
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