This Saturday June 22- ZoukSF invites you to sexy, sensual partner dancing weekend with amazing guest teachers!
Zouk Workshops, a Kizomba workshop, & a Zouk/ Kizomba Dance party w/ our wonderful guest instructors Shani Mayer (visiting us from LA, orginally from Israel) and Ivo Vieira from Portugal (and LA now)!
Saturday June 22 (DAY)
2:00 - 4:00 Kizomba Workshop
3:30 Zouk Workshop Registration
4:00-6:00 Zouk Workshop
ALL LEVELS welcome
DAY Location: Symbolic Dance and Fitness, 672 S. Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA (in the Mission near lots of restaurants)
Saturday June 22 (NIGHT)
9:45 - 10:30 Zouk Class
10:30 pm -1:30 am Zouk and Kizomba Dance Partywith DJ Antonio and DJ Kizzo
PARTY & Eve Class LOCATION: The Mintleaf Bar
1513 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
(easy parking, dinner available if you arrive early)
Day Location Parking:
For Symbolic Dance and Fitness in SF-Street parking, some metered, some free. Pay parking available in “Whiz Burger” parking lot at 18th & So. Van Ness, or in the UCSF parking lot at 17th & Shotwell – $2.50 evenings & weekends.
Cost: Afternoon: 1 workshop $25, 2 workshops $45, w/party +$5
Night: Class $18, Class/Party $20, Party $10
Zouk Special (2 Classes & Party) - $40
Full Pass- All 3 workshops & Party: $60
Credit Card accepted
Parking: Please allow time for parking and registration. Arrive early as we will start on time.
Shani and Ivo will be available for private lessons, If you have questions or would like to schedule a private lesson, contact me Monica Heidelberg on facebook, [masked] or Shani or Ivo directly. Privates are available Fri, Sat & Sun.
SHANI MAYERWas born in Israel where she trained in Dance and gymnastics from a young age. She trained in Modern dance both in LA and NY and received her minor in dance from CSUN. In 2006 she discovered Zouk Lambada in its home town of Porto Seguro. Since 2009 Shani has travelled abroad and trained with many of the most sought after teachers of Zouk Lambada in the world, such as Didi and Braz dos santos, Rominita Hidalgo, Josy Borges, Mauro, Pablo Schmoller, Marie Hodges and Leon Gordin. She has also been invited to teach repeatedly at International Zouk Dance congresses in London, Spain, Brazil and now Prague! She has also taught internationally in Israel and Switzerland. Domestically, she has taught at Bachata congresses in LA, DC, San Francisco, NY and Seattle. She taught at the first Kizomba Zouk Festival in SF this year. She is the founder of L.A Zouk, and a pioneer in bringing and spreading zouk to the west coast of the U.S. She Currently teaches in Los Angeles. She also co-teaches Kizomba and performs with Ivo Veira and other dance partners around the US & world. Go to www.lazouk.com for zouk classes and events in Los Angeles!www.LAZOUk.com. Shani also organized the 1st large Zouk festival with Kizomba in LA. http://zoukcongress.com/
IVO VIEIRA:Born in Portugal to parents from Mozambique and Angola, Ivo Vieira has devoted his life to spreading African and Latin-American dance throughout the world. Since 1998, Ivo has trained in Brazil, USA and throughout Europe brining his unique style, singular passion and unparalleled experience to hundreds of dancers.While working as a choreographer and dancer in various performances, festivals and events, Ivo has risen to become one of the world’s premier instructors in the African styles of Kizomba and Semba. With great respect for the traditions and history of these dances, Ivo brings his vast knowledge of the Afro-Latin idiom from around the world to expand and explore what they can become.