21. Junho 2020 - 18:00
Jaime Aroxa Training Center, Rio de Janeiro
Rio Zouk 30 Day Immersion Course 2020 | Domingo, 21. Junho 2020
JUNE 21st - JULY 21st 2020
RIO ZOUK 30 DAY IMMERSION COURSE
72+ HOURS OF TRAINING WITH THE WORLDS BEST DANCE PROFESSORS!
LIVE EAT SLEEP BRAZILIAN DANCE AND CULTURE FOR 30 DAYS STRAIGHT.
BE PART OF “ZOUK EVOLUTION EXPERIENCE” IN THIS EXCLUSIVE PROGRAM
“If you want to learn a dance you need to understand the BODY of the people. why they hold & move their BODY that way is a reflection of their CULTURE. To know the culture is to know the Dance.
“To dance is to live, to live well we must balance reason and emotion, to be a great dancer is to express emotion through all of the techniques that you use”
JAIME AROXA (Zouk)
RENATA PECANHA (Zouk)
JORGE PERES (Zouk)
VANESSA RODRIGUES (Zouk)
RAPHAEL HENRI BERCOVITCH (Zouk)
BARBARA RIBEIRO (Zouk)
MICHELL ANDRADE (Zouk)
GABI DE CARVALHO (ZOUK)
THIAGO FELIPE (ZOUK)
ISADORA NASCIMENTO (ZOUK)
BRUNA PECANHA (ZOUK / LAMBAZOUK)
FILIPE LIRA (ZOUK / LAMBAZOUK )
EVELLYN VASCONCELLOS (ZOUK)
IRLA CARINA (ZOUK /LAMBAZOUK)
RODRIGO ARGOLO (ZOUK / LAMBAZOUK)
MARILA DERENUSSON (Portuguese)
Ready to sign up? Please submit a Course Application here before purchasing your tickets:
INCLUDED in your 72 Hr. Course Certificate:
15 Hr. Social dance training w. School of Dance of Jaime Aroxa (Brazil’s legendary trainer)
15 Hr. Social dance Zouk training with Professors of Nucleo de Danca Renata Pecanha,
15 Hr. Social dance training with Professors of Centro de Danca Alex de Carvalho.
24 Hr. Choreography training, Perform a routine created by Renata Pecanha & Jorge Perez.
30 Hr. of Portuguese language immersion with a Professor of Portuguese language.
2 hours Capoeira training with Certified Capoeira instructor!
A Small intimate “ zouk class” experience with only 8 leaders / 8 followers per group.
Comfortable, Safe, Clean accommodations in a large home near the beach in Copacabana.
Enjoy a safer Rio Zouk Nightlife experience with our party recommendations.
Train with the 3 of the original brazilian Zouk schools of the world!
Bi-lingual staff available to help if you need translations during your stay.
Learn Level 1 Portuguese 5 days a week and practice everyday while you explore the city of Rio!
Train & Perform a Choreography with our international team at Renata's “Zouk in Rio” festival!
Ipanema Beach trips and Caipirinhas in the sun shine on Sundays!
Planned Trips on Saturdays to Visit the sights of Rio: “Cristo Redentor”, “Pão de Açucar”.
Experience the Dance, Language & Culture of the Carioca first hand as a part of the local community.!
E- ENERGY, ( Experience the unmatchable energy that is Brazil)
X- EXCHANGE, (Share and learn ideas about dance and life)
P- PERSONAL CONNECTIONS, (Introduce ourselves to the Rio Zouk Community)
E- EVOLUTION, (evolve our technical & interpersonal skills)
R- RELATIONSHIPS, (jumpstart your dance or jump to the next level)
I- INTEGRATION, (dance, sleep, eat, speak, Brazilian 30 days straight)
E- EXPRESSION, (Build a solid foundation for your personal dance expression)
N- NEXT LEVEL, (Go to that next level with full on immersion)
C- CULTURE, (Enjoy the upbeat culture of the Brazilian Carioca, Rio’s locals)
E- EASE, (travel and train with ease since all of the little details are taken care of)
15 HOURS OF TRAINING WITH “JAIME AROXA SCHOOL OF DANCE”:
Professor Jaime Aroxa is known as the teacher of teachers throughout the world
His dance background is as long as his life. In Brazil he is one of the most sought-after Trainer/Choreographers that has ever existed. The professors from his schools will share not just technique but philosophy and energy in a way that you will not soon forget. Its impact has the capability of goeing beyond the dance into the lives of the person who dances.
School of Jaime Aroxa Course Material will cover these topics and more:
Techniques for dancing with more of your body.
Expressing emotion in your dance.
Inspire dancers & dance instructors.
Using breath & the voice with our dance.
15 HOURS TRAINING WITH “RENATA PECANHA CENTER OF DANCE”:
Renata Pecanha otherwise known as the “Queen of Zouk” is primarily responsible for transforming what was at the time Lambada/lamba-zouk into what we know as Rio zouk or better named “Zouk Traditional” every style of Zouk that you know such as Zouk Flow, Neo Zouk, Soul Zouk, RnB Zouk and Zouk Love all all share a foundational element in “Zouk Traditional”.
Most of the top trainers in the international world of Zouk such as Adillo Porto, Jorge Perez, Paloma Alves, Freddy and Andressa, Leo Neves, Alex de Carvalho, & Kamacho have either been students or partners of hers in the past. She has the oldest school of Zouk in the world and the list of her accomplishments will not fit on 10 pages. Renata and her team of Professors are some of the top Zouk trainers in the world.
15 Hr. Social dance training with “Centro de Danca Alex de Carvalho”.
Alex De Carvalho’s name has been synonymous with zouk for decades. His school has trained some of the top professionals in the world such as William Teixeira & Rafael de Olivera. He has traveled and trained all over the world as one of the premier artists of this style of dance. Today the professors of his schools remain one of the strongest influences that exist in the dance of Brazilian Zouk.
Course Material Topics:
20+ Techniques essential to every great zouk dancer.
40+ beginner/intermediate/advanced movements to turn up your dance.
Up to 20 sequences combining the above movements & techniques.
Mastering musicality module. Take what you know now to a whole new level.
Dancing with Brazilian deliciousness, dance gostosinho.
Students will receive Personal feedback from Instructors.
70 Hr. training certificate from Rio Zouk Immersion Course signed by Professors.
Program includes a written manual & study guide / technique journal perfect for documenting your experience for further integrations later back home.
International performance opportunity at “Zouk in Rio” Festival.
Personalized Choreography (our groups choreography creation and training will be done by the Queen herself Renata Pecanha, along with Jorge Peres & Vanessa Rodrigues.
Created just for us with our group’s growth as the goal.
Get a peek inside the mind of Brazil’s top Choreographers
Perform on stage in Brazil trained by professionals from Brazil
See performance art in a new light only taught in Brazil.
Reach a new level of skill & expression in dance performance training.
LOCALLY ORGANIZED / GUIDED WEEKEND PARTY PROGRAM
Parties 3-4 or more nights per week
Dance with locals from Rio at their parties.
Enjoy music that you will never hear outside of Brazil
Beach Kioski Zouk Parties in Copacabana @ night.
Internationally renowned DJs
30 HR. PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE IMMERSION COURSE:
Course delivered by the professor of Portuguese Marila Derenusson
Marilia obtained her degree at Universidade Federal Fluminense.
5 days/week Professional Language Classes each morning.
1.5 hours/ day enjoyed at our dance studio in between Zouk classes.
Afternoon walking field trips to Copacabana cafes.
tailored language classes that incorporate the topic of dance as a medium.
This language course is “level one” suitable for all beginners.
COST OF FULL COURSE:
$3495.00 USD one payment on eventbrite.
Deposit: 500.00 reserves your spot.
INCLUDED IN PRICE:
Full stay in home with shared accomodations 2-3 blocks beachside in Copacabana.
Brazilian Breakfast 5 day a week. (Variety of Local Fruits, Avocado, Eggs, Bread, Cheese, Coffee)
Brazilian lunch is made daily in-house Monday - Friday for 4 weeks and delivered to the studio for us.
72 hrs. Zouk training Classes all in one place in English just for our team.
30 hrs. Portuguese language classes
Take the stage and develop new confidence at an International event performance.
Laundry service one time weekly done in house for your comfort.
House Cleaning services provided once per week by staff.
Beachside Capoeira Workshop and Roda
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES (small but extra cost)
Visit some of Rio de Janeiro's most famous attractions with us as we set out to see the city each Saturday! Some of the most amazing sites in the world exist in this city! It is truly an enchanting place to visit for any length of time! Scheduled activities include:
*** de Acucar
Lap and Rio Cenarium
*FULL COURSE SCHEDULE HERE: (this is an example & subject to changes)
CASA IN COPACABANA
Double-Triple occupancy per room in some cases we may share a queen size bed with another student.
(we do our best to pair you with a compatible roomate)
Large kitchen/living room, dining room.
AC in all bedrooms, however we do not usually use them at all.
High-speed Wifi internet included.
2-3 blocks (5 min) walk to sandy Copacabana beach.
7 blocks (15 min) walk to dance studio also located in Copacabana
Shops around every corner everywhere you look
Many many restaurants to choose from for dinners out and about.
Bustling Copacabana culture and life right outside the door!
Check-in day begins on 5pm Sunday, June 21st.
Orientation meeting at 8pm Sunday, June 21st.
ZOUK & LANGUAGE Classes: MON. - FRI. June 22nd - July 17th 2020
Performance: 1am Friday, July 17th!
Renata “Zouk in Rio” Dance festival: Weekend of July 17th - 19th.
Beach Photo Day: Monday, July 20th.
Pack up to check out: 2pm Tuesday, July 21st.
Airport Code: GIG or SDU
1. Passport must be valid until at least January 21st, 2021.
2. Proof of Brazilian Visa provided to us at least 1 months prior or May 21st, 2020.
***Getting your visa for Brazil just got a lot easier!! If you happen to be from United States, Canada, Austrailia or Japan you can now legally enter Brazil without a visa at all. ***
If you are visiting from another country then check out the link below for visa details.
link for online Visa submission: https://brazil.visahq.com
3. Proof of travel health insurance (Required)
suggested Link for insurance here: https://www.geobluetravelinsurance.com/products/single-trip/voyager-5-overview.cfm
4. Course Application submitted and approved here:
*Other expenses Not included in ticket price.
Renata’s Zouk in Rio Festival ** (we get a discount)
Jaime aroxas teacher training course that happens the week after.
Medical insurance **
(** denotes required)