Four-Week Semba Angolana Workshops Happening in Annerley

Locals in Annerley and nearby Brisbane suburbs can put on their dancing shoes and learn to dance some upbeat Semba.

Passada School of Afro Latin Dance is a conducting a four-week semba course suited for beginners and advanced dancers. Jo Columbres Suter and Clement Maura will be teaching participants during the dance workshops, which will commence on 21st of May.

During the 4-week course, participants will get to learn about the origins of kizomba and semba and learn about the difference between kizomba and semba. The workshop will also cover intermediate and advanced patterns, styling and choreographed routines.

4-Week Schedule:

Date:  Sunday 21 May 2017
2.00pm – 3.30pm: Workshop
3.30pm – 4.00pm: Semba practica

Date:  Sunday 28 May 2017
2.00pm – 3.30pm: Workshop
3.30pm – 4.00pm: Semba practica

Date:  Sunday 11 June 2017
2.00pm – 3.30pm: Workshop
3.30pm – 4.00pm: Semba practica

Date:  Sunday 18 June 2017
2.00pm – 3.30pm: Workshop
3.30pm – 4.00pm: Semba practica

Venue:  Vida Yoga Fitness Dance, 474 Ipswich Rd, Annerley

Find out more about the event here.

A Weekend with Vasco

Internationally renowned semba Angolana instructor Djks Vasco is coming to Annerley to spend one weekend with Brisbane kizonbeiros. He is highly respected for his authentic traditional dance style, especially in kizomba, semba and Afro dance.

The weekend with Vasco will happen in between the 4-week semba course. It is a separate workshop, but there will be a special discount for those who will avail of the 4-week semba course online.

Watch Vasco in a semba demo

A Weekend with Vasco Schedule:

Date: Saturday, 3 June
3pm: Kizomba technique (lead & follow)
4pm: Kizomba ginga steps
5pm: Semba I
Venue:  VIDA Yoga Fitness Dance, 474 Ipswich Rd, Annerley

730pm – late: Party with DJ Vasco (kizomba, semba & Afro)
Venue: TBA, Brisbane

Date: Sunday, 4 June
3pm: Semba II
4pm: Semba show (lifts & tricks)
5pm: Afro movement
Venue: VIDA Yoga Fitness Dance, 474 Ipswich Rd, Annerley

730pm – late: FAREWELL PARTY with DJ Vasco (kizomba, semba & Afro)
Venue: TBA

More information on A Weekend with Vasco.

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(Photo credit: Clement Maura/Facebook)