Virtual Zouk A: Fundamentals & Basico


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VIRTUAL Zouk A: Fundamentals & Basico

Tought by Jacob Heiss & assisted by Andres Meneses (his 1st Zouk class ever).

Learn the basics steps for Zouk for both as a lead & follows perspective. Including different ways to count beats with numbers and/or booms. You will learn the Basico in place, Forward & back, travelling and some variations. This could be your 1st introduction to Zouk overall.

You do not need a partner to watch this video. You may follow these steps by yourself and master all the basics before dancing with a partner.

Music: “Free Zouk Instrumental 2020”

Video produced by Andres Meneses & Joshua Tammaro.
Director of Photography : Joshua Tammaro. –
Video duration: 37:03 minutes

Jacob Heiss has tought Zouk workshops at several events in the United States, he is the producer & founder of The Future Zouk Chicago Congress and teaches a full Zouk curriculum at Latin Street Music & Dancing Studios in Chicago.