Course Descriptions

KIZOMBA - 3 YEARS LONG COURSE

1st YEAR

Kizomba Beginner – this is an introduction course to kizomba dance, music, couple‘s position, basic steps and elements. In this course you will learn 10 different kizomba basic elements, posture, walking technique, couple´s position and how how to combine all those elements together. 

This class suits students, who have never danced kizomba before as well the ones, who want to review and improve their basics. 

Course length – 12 classes *1,5hour, total 18 hours.

Kizomba Improver 1– this course is a second level after kizomba beginner. It is perfect for students, who have done kizomba Beginner course at our school and/or constantly danced for around 6 months, each class is based on the basic elements from Kizomba Beginner class adding new element each time and putting that into new combinations. 

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Kizomba Improver 2 – this is continuation course for those who had Kizomba Beginner and Kizomba Improver 1 classes already and want to continue gradually developing their kizomba skills. 

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Kizomba Improver 3 - this is continuation course for those who had Kizomba Beginner and Kizomba Improver 1 and 2 classes already or for those who constantly dance kizomba for around 9 months and take classes. 

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Kizomba/Semba - it´s a mixed course, where you can learn how to adapt kizomba routines to semba music and semba routines - to Kizomba, what are main diferences in body movement, stepping, posture, music, which steps/moves you can or can´t use in one and another dance, how to be creative within your knowledge in dance.

2nd YEAR

Kizomba Intermediate – this course is balanced for students, who have passed beginner and improver levels before (had 12 months of regular classes weekly) and for those, who have already danced kizomba constantly for minimum 1,5 years. 

Requirement for this course is very good knowledge of kizomba basics, knowing leading and following techniques, having knowledge how to connect different elements into complex combinations as here focus is on medium-difficult kizomba routines, body movement, partner work and musicality. 

Course length – 12 months/72 hours

3rd YEAR

Kizomba Advanced – this is course balanced for students, who regularly take classes for 2.5-3 years, have profound knowledge of kizomba and tarraxinha. This course is based on music interpretation exercises, fusion routines, combining traditional way of dancing kizomba with modern one, balance challenging steps, difficult body movement techniques. Part of this course is dedicated to specific topics like turns, variations of syncopations, opening techniques, musicality, variations of blocks and so on, taking 4 classes for each topic equivalent to 1 course period.

Course length – 12 months/72 hours 

SEMBA – 1 YEAR LONG COURSE

Semba Beginner - this is an introduction course to semba dance, music, couple‘s position, basic steps and elements. This class suits students, who have never danced semba before as well the ones, who want to review and improve their basics or don‘t understand yet how to combine different basic steps and figures, those, who are not sure about stepping techniques and basic leading/following rules. This course explains differences between kizomba and semba. Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Semba Improver – this course is created for students, who have basic knowledge of semba music, dance, steps and understand difference between kizomba and semba. It is the second level of semba after beginner level. Course is based on modifications of basics steps, combinations adding simple-medium semba tricks, practicing basics on slow-fast semba music gradually.

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Semba Intermediate – this course fits students, who have completed semba beginner and improver courses or dance semba regularly for 1 year. 

Focus here is on medium-difficult semba routines, tricks for social semba and partnerwork.

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

Semba Advanced – this course suits the students, who have completed semba beginner, improver and intermediate levels, have very good knowledge of semba basics, leading/following techniques, semba walk and can perform medium/difficult semba elements and tricks.

Focus here is on semba show tricks, footwork, styling.

Course length – 3 months/18 hours

TARRAXINHA – 6 MONTHS LONG COURSE

Tarraxinha – This is an open level class for students, who want to explore body movement, practice leading and following with and without indications with hands, understand what is tarraxinha dance, how to adapt it to social kizomba, how to transmit correct message to the partner. Focus here is on body movement. Body movement techniques difficulty will increase gradually within the course. We keep the right to add to this course some special lady/man ginga classes according to the group needs. 

Course length – 6 course periods/36 hours

Important note:

Our courses structure doesn´t match courses at other schools.  If you are not sure which course to choose, please send us email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. describing your dance experience and we will make sure you choose best level for you.