July Swouk Party (Zouk WCS) featuring Xtine

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july, 2018

28jul(jul 28)7:00 pm29(jul 29)2:00 amEvent OverJuly Swouk Party (Zouk WCS) featuring XtineCome join us for a night of Brazilian Zouk & West Coast Swing!7:00 pm - 2:00 am (29) Salsa with Silvia Dance Studio, 3232 Georgia Ave NW, Ste 104 Washington, DC 20010 Event Organized By: Swouk DC Will you be fundraising for Dizzy Feet at your National Dance Day event?: No


Event Details

Join us for a night of Brazilian Zouk & West Coast Swing! This time, we are fortunate to have internationally renowned instructor Xtine teaching a special workshop with intermediate techniques that are easily applicable across all dance styles.

7:00pm-7:45pm Beginner Zouk & West Coast Swing class
Brazilian Zouk with District Zouk: learn or review the basic steps and patterns of this dance so you can use them that night at the social
West Coast Swing with Daniel Pavlov: learn or review WCS foundations, including timing, footwork, and connection, as well as basic patterns (sugar push, side passes, whip)

7:45pm-8pm Zouk/WCS Mixer
We encourage advanced dancers to come early and practice/dance with newcomers! Let's show them the love in our communities :)

8:00-9:30pm Workshop with Xtine
Connect, Create, and Communicate
A frame is the basis for how we communicate in partner dances. Learn the rules so you can lead and follow your partner effortlessly, including the differences between how we connect in zouk and WCS. Once you have the structure, we'll explore ways to actively listen and add character to your dance as a lead or follow. Explore how to inspire your partner, using patience in connection and musicality in your movement. 

9:30pm-2:00am Zouk & WCS Social with DJ LOJYK (James Kong) and DJ Chuky
Most music will be danceable for both dances, so we'll keep you dancing all night!

$20 Before 9:30pm (includes workshop/classes)
$10 After 9:30pm (just the social)

Salsa with Silvia
3232 Georgia Ave NW, Ste 104
Washington, DC 20010

We will have a photographer on site taking photos during the workshops and social.



Xtine is the founder of Brazilian Zouk in Seattle and the creator & event director of Seattle Dance Festival at the Center of the Universe. Her dance training began at the age of 3, with classical training in ballet, jazz, tap, musical theater, and later modern, pointe and hip-hop. She performed with two ballet companies in Seattle rising to the level of a soloist, occasionally doing her own choreography. At age 16 she started her partner dance career with salsa and bachata.

She began her teaching career in 2010 at Salsa Con Todo Dance Studio where she has taught ballet, jazz, salsa, bachata, kizomba, Brazilian Zouk, and West Coast Swing. West Coast Swing has made a profound impact on Xtine's connection, creativity, and style, and she promotes the fusion style of swouk wherever she goes. She recently won the Zouk Invitational division at Seattle Dance Festival 2016 and is a World Swing Dance Council (WSDC) recognized advanced WCS dancer.

Video reel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_TV6AvIeatECLrYLi9lu-DDgcXfukcNr


28 (Saturday) 7:00 pm - 29 (Sunday) 2:00 am


Salsa with Silvia Dance Studio

3232 Georgia Ave NW, Ste 104 Washington, DC 20010


Swouk DCswoukdc@gmail.com

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