Bristol SouthBank
Salsa Latin & W
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Music & Dance Weekender

Styles represented will include salsa, kizomba, zumba, flamenco, swing, argentine tango, cha cha, pilates, afro-contemporary, bachata, rueda, reggaeton, yoga, ballet, samba plus bands, performance, film, massage and shows.

SALSA
With it’s Latin roots, the Salsa is a lively, fiery and enjoyable dance that is really easy to get the basics of. In essence, Salsa is no more than a front and back step with your partner with a sway to it. Although largely a partner dance, Salsa has many fancy "shines" that can be thrown in individually.

KIZOMBA
Originating from Angola, Kizomba is a sensuous rhythmical dance. It is ideally danced with a partner, very smoothly and slowly, though not too tightly. 

ZUMBA
Zumba is a dance fitness program created by dancer and Alberto ("Beto") Perez in Colombia during the 1990s.  Music is the key ingredient to Zumba, created with specific beats and tempo changes, to transition the workout to target every major muscle group in the body. The Zumba program borrows from the following dance styles: Cumbia, Salsa, Merenguem Mambo, Flamenco, Cha-cha-cha, Raggaeton, Samba, Belly Dancing, Bhangra, Hip-hop and Tango.

FLAMENCO
Flamenco dance (baile) is a highly-expressive, Spanish dance form. The flamenco is a solo dance characterized by hand clapping, percussive footwork, and intricate hand, arm and body movements.

ARGENTINE TANGO
Argentine tango is a social dance and a musical genre that originated in Argentina, and is essentially walking with a partner and the music. Improvisation and Musicality are extremely important elements of dancing tango.

EASTERN FUSION DANCE

Is a fusion of different eastern dance styles. Combining classical Egyptian belly dance with the Indian arm & hand movements. Fusing the joyous folkloric steps with the elegance of Persian movements and the Arabic sensual look to express your femininity, sensuality, spirituality and well-being.

GYPSY DANCE
From the desert region of India, Rajasthan, comes this amazing dance of the snake-charmers, the Khalbeliya " Gypsies".
Folk dance form, earthy and sensuous with elegant hand gestures, small hip movements, rapid spins and graceful snake-like moves.
An amazing workshop for all performing artists to improve their hand and arm technique!! Open for all levels of ability.


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