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Brazilian Zouk

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Samba de Gafieira, Brazilian Zouk & West Coast Swing - Kadu Pires from São Paulo

Dance Specific TALKS

ARTIST: Kadu Pires COUNTRY: Brazil 🇧🇷 based in Madrid 🇪🇸STYLE: Samba de Gafieira, Brazilian Zouk & West Coast SwingWEBSITE: www.kadularissa.comKadu was born in Sao Paulo where he started his studies in Latin dance. At 18 years old he moved to Rio de Janeiro where he started teaching and performing with Jimmy de Oliveira and Alex de Carvalho dance companies. Kadu Pires met his partner Larissa Thayane as they started dancing together in 2005 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2007 they moved to Australia where they worked at Rio Rhythmics Latin Dance School for 5 years, in 2012 they founded their school called K&L Dance. Since 2007, they spend up to 46 weekends in the year traveling to teach, perform, choreograph and judge at the world’s most important dance events and competitions. They have been instrumental in boosting the popularity of Brazilian Zouk and Samba de Gafieira internationally. Their credits include competition wins and television appearances in Brazil and in Australia where they lived for 10 years, including choreographing for So You Think You Can Dance Australia and judging at the World Latin Dance Cup.🎥 Video interview: ⁠Dance Specific TALKS⁠Loving real talks with dancers? Click here 🥰⏯️ Listen at: Spotify, Apple Podcast & Google Podcast !⁠⁠Host: @tzerfuse⁠⁠Released by: @befitandsensual ⁠Background music: @djcombat

59mins

7 Jun 2021

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What is Brazilian Zouk? - Arthur Santos from Brazil

Dance Specific TALKS

Time to talk about Brazilian ZOUK with no one else than ➡️  Arthur Santos!⁠ARTIST: Arthur SantosCOUNTRY: Brazil 🇧🇷 based in Madrid 🇪🇸STYLE: Brazilian ZoukWEBSITE: ArthursSantos.com Arthur was born in Goiânia, Brazil and at 12 years old discovered his dance passion at high school with jazz and contemporary. Performer, teacher and choreographer, he started dancing Latin and Brazilian ballroom in 2007 and after 3 months was invited to become part of Sport Dance’s Company where he learned Brazilian zouk, salsa, samba de gafieira, bolero, chachacha, forró and one of his favourites, Argentine tango.He met Paulina Posadas in Mexico – today the 8 times World Champion on Salsa On2 – and she invited him to be part of her dance company MoreSalsa where he learned and improved his dance, especially salsa. In 2013, followed by his dance partner – the world-renowned dancer, Layssa Liebscher – they moved to Adelaide, Australia where they have been building a strong Brazilian Zouk community as well as teaching other Brazilian dance styles. They have also spent their time traveling interstate around Australia and touring overseas in countries like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, China, Holland, Finland, Poland, England, and the USA. In March 2020 Arthur moved to Madrid to start a brand new life with his love one and where began working to improve the growth of Brazilian Zouk in Spain, and also invest in his own dance.🎥 Video interview: ⁠Dance Specific TALKS⁠Loving real talks with dancers? Click here 🥰⏯️ Listen at: Spotify, Apple Podcast & Google Podcast !⁠⁠Host: @tzerfuse⁠⁠Released by: @befitandsensual ⁠Background music: @djcombat ⁠

1hr 6mins

24 May 2021

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History of Brazilian Zouk, Lambada, LambaZouk & MZouk

Two Left Feet Podcast

A clip from the Interview with Ian Orr. A MZouk Dancer and Instructor. He also discusses the origins of Zouk Music in Brasil. The Popularity of Lambada. How MZouk came about. Check out the full Interview with Ian Orr. An absolutely wonderful episode ! https://youtu.be/0X2WgC8X3lM Also check out his AMAZING MZouk dance performance https://youtu.be/bIEzjBF11HI ___________ Twitter: @Tw0LeftFeet Instagram: tw0_left_feet Website: https://2leftfeet.blog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2171874589599779/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TwoLeftFeetPodcast/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-left-feet-podcast/id1454425997 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5bQSnwKDmHbDQdgnZ0OrC3 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Twoleftfeet https://anchor.fm/twoleftfeetpodcast

15mins

22 Sep 2019

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063: What is Brazilian Zouk? With Laura Riva

The Dance Your Heart On Fire Podcast

In this episode, my returning guest Laura Riva, joins me to help breakdown an intro of Brazilian zouk, lambada, Brazilian zouk timing, Brazilian zouk styles, history, Caribbean zouk, jack & jills, and more!

58mins

25 Apr 2019

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In 2013, I Went To Literally Every Festival and Congress For Brazilian Zouk - Igor Fraga

Two Left Feet Podcast

On Today's Episode we have the amazing Igor Fraga AKA NomadZouker. Who is a Zouker, DJ and Ramen Enthusiast. In This Episode we talk about: Growing up in Brasil Brazilian Zouk. His Experience Moving to America How he got into DJ-ing His business ZoukTopia. https://www.instagram.com/fraga.zouk/ https://www.facebook.com/Igor.Fraga27 https://www.facebook.com/Zouktopia/ ________ Twitter: @Tw0LeftFeet Instagram: tw0_left_feet Website: https://2leftfeet.blog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2171874589599779/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TwoLeftFeetPodcast/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-left-feet-podcast/id1454425997 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5bQSnwKDmHbDQdgnZ0OrC3 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Twoleftfeet https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR109vJ4Pbl146Ok1u5vSuA

1hr 19mins

22 Apr 2019

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*Brazilian Zouk* I moved out of the house at 11 Years Old - Pedrinho Mattos

Two Left Feet Podcast

Get ready for the man, the myth, the legend: Pedrinho Mattos !! Man I love this guy's energy, so infectious. He is an amazing Brazilian Zouk dancer and Instructor, who brings such happiness to everyone he meets. Owner Of UK Dance Connection In London. The Leading school for Zouk Lessons in London In This episode we talk about: - Growing up Dancing - How he moved away from his mother to practice dancing. - Brazilian Zouk - Brazilian Lambada - B-Zouk in London. - Owning a Dance Studio - Teaching - What it is like being a professional Brazilian Zouk Instructor - What it is like being a traveling Instructor. https://www.instagram.com/ukdanceconnexion/ https://www.ukdc.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/ukdanceconnexion https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj-_GUKnfvbAnVsghzjFOCg https://www.instagram.com/pnl_dance/ _____ Twitter: @Tw0LeftFeet Instagram: tw0_left_feet Website: https://2leftfeet.blog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2171874589599779/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TwoLeftFeetPodcast/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-left-feet-podcast/id1454425997 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5bQSnwKDmHbDQdgnZ0OrC3 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Twoleftfeet https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR109vJ4Pbl146Ok1u5vSuA

1hr 7mins

2 Apr 2019

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*Brazilian Zouk* Empathy, Connection and Listening - Ruana Vasquez

Two Left Feet Podcast

In this episode we have the wonderful Ruana Vasquez. She is a teacher, dancer, choreographer, judge, competitor, coach, producer and promoter of Brazilian Zouk.  She is currently attempting to get her Work Visa for the United States, Please go donate to help her accomplish this !!! https://www.gofundme.com/ruana-vasquez In this episode we talk about: - Brazilian Zouk - Lambada  - Favorite Zouk Conference - The Brazilian Zouk scene in Brazil -  Learning Zouk In her early years  - Teaching Brazilian Zouk  If you are interested in Brazilian Zouk, this episode is perfect for you !! https://www.instagram.com/ruanavasquezoficial/ https://www.facebook.com/ruanavasquezoficial/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsf1apmA0T0jCGU9Z_H9q0w https://www.ruanavasquez.com/ ______ Twitter: @Tw0LeftFeet - https://twitter.com/Tw0LeftFeet Instagram: tw0_left_feet - https://www.instagram.com/tw0_left_feet/ https://2leftfeet.blog/ https://www.reddit.com/r/TwoLeftFeetPodcast/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-left-feet-podcast/id1454425997 https://open.spotify.com/show/5bQSnwKDmHbDQdgnZ0OrC3 https://www.patreon.com/Twoleftfeet https://www.facebook.com/Two-Left-Feet-Podcast-1965109903586843/

1hr 14mins

22 Mar 2019