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Learn to dance brazilian zouk with Val and Vanessa from your home
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MEET VAL & VANESSA

Val and Vanessa, based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are known in the zouk world for their fun and entertaining way of teaching. Emphasising the importance of proper basics in the dance, they make the learning of zouk easy and joyful for everyone. They have been dancing together since 2015 and since then have become very sought after instructors at the festivals around the world.

ONLINE CLASSES

You can now learn brazilian zouk with Val and Vanessa from your home with their online courses. Whether you wanna work on your solo zouk technique or you wanna follow classes for couples, you can easily do that now.  Join one of the courses bellow and get the access to videos released on a weekly basis as well as the live Q&A Sessions.

SOLO TRAINING

Work on your zouk technique without dance partner. This course focuses on individual training of movements used in brazilian zouk and also other dances.

FUNDAMENTALS

Learn how to dance brazilian zouk from the basics. The focus of the course is not only on the partner work so you can join this course even without a partner.

INTERMEDIATE

This course is suitable for dancers who have their basics under control and want to work on more complex stuff. You can join the course without partner too. 

SOLO TRAINING

Work on your zouk technique without dance partner. This course focuses on individual training of movements used in brazilian zouk and also other dances.

FUNDAMENTALS

Learn how to dance brazilian zouk from the basics. The focus of the course is not only on the partner work so you can join this course even without a partner.

INTERMEDIATE

This course is suitable for dancers who have their basics under control and want to work on more complex stuff. You can join the course without partner too. 

INTENSIVE COURSES

Val and Vanessa love to share their extensive knowledge about dance and zouk particularly with their students around the world. They are teaching at many zouk festivals and congresses but it is often not easy to pass a lot of information during one hour workshops. That is why you can join some of the Zouk Needs You intesive courses with 12/15/30/40 hours of zouk classes with them. 

ZOUK NEEDS YOU COURSE IN RIO

ZNY Course in Rio is the original and first intensive course Val and Vanessa have organised.

It took place for the fourth time in January 2020.

Fifth edition is planned for January 2021.

This course is 40 hours long and is taught in English and Portuguese language.

ZOUK NEEDS YOU BOOTCAMP IN SLOVAKIA

ZNY Bootcamp in Slovakia is the European edition of the course.

It takes place in a beautiful mountains of High Tatras in Slovakia.

The 3rd edition was planned for July 2020, but has been postponed for the reason of COVID-19 global crisis. New dates haven’t been set yet.

The course offers 30 hours of training with Val and Vanessa.

ZOUK NEEDS YOU

Zouk Needs You (ZNY) is a brand which Val Clemente started using to promote Brazilian zouk. It has evolved into a methodology under which he has been teaching Brazilian zouk in Brazil and around the world. Together with Vanessa they have been improving this methodology and you can find many events worldwide where they teach ZNY workshops and more intensive bootcamps. They are also training a group of dedicated dancers who are teaching Brazilian zouk using this methodology.

Zouk Needs You (ZNY) is a brand which Val Clemente started using to promote Brazilian zouk. It has evolved into a methodology under which he has been teaching Brazilian zouk in Brazil and around the world. Together with Vanessa they have been improving this methodology and you can find many events worldwide where they teach ZNY workshops and more intensive bootcamps. They are also training a group of dedicated dancers who are teaching Brazilian zouk using this methodology.

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