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063: What is Brazilian Zouk? with Laura Riva

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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!

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  • 3 Key Points:
    • The roots of Brazilian zouk can be traced back to the dance of lambada.
    • Brazilian zouk began using the zouk name unknowingly of what was known as zouk in the Caribbean. The name was chosen because the music they were dancing to was zouk.
    • Brazilian zouk pulls from a lot of different dances such as, but not limited to, bolero, samba de gafiera, hip hop, salsa, contemporary, and tango.
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