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ZoukEX: The North American Zouk Exchange hits Toronto May 31 - June 2nd

posted 22 May 2013, 14:46 by Mazouka Dance
Join zouk dancers from all over North America 
in a zouk experience to remember!
(Featuring a Newcomer Track for those new to zouk!)


As new as zouk is to our city, it may be surprising to learn that Toronto has likely the biggest Brazilian Zouk community in North America! We want to bring together the budding scenes in other Canadian and US cities, and build connections that will help zouk to thrive even more in all of our communities.

Over 50 of the keenest zoukers from across North America (and even a couple from Europe!) are coming to party with us from May 31st to June 2nd. Let's show them the amazing zouk community that we have here in Toronto!

What can I expect at ZoukEX?

A super fun, affordable experience!
A whole weekend of zouk awesomeness for $99. Yes, seriously.

During Saturday day, you'll have 9 hours of workshops to choose from, taught by experienced zouk instructors from New York, Miami, Knoxville, Montreal and beyond.

3 Nights of Zouk Parties
Amazing zouk dancing with great dancers from all over. Tunes spun by DJs from Toronto and abroad, featuring the one and only DJ Nyx
They'll be short and sweet -- a showcase of performances from different cities, including Miami, New York, Montreal and Toronto.

Roda de Zouk
An experience not to be missed! A massive group dance where the whole room zouks as one! Take a peek at a small intro class from a couple years back:
Roda de Zouk @ "Zouk Me Tuesdays" in Toronto,
Sept 2011

Jack & Jill Competition
Partner up with dancers from other cities in a fun social-dance competition for great zouky prizes! No partner required to enter, and no choreography involved -- just improvised social dancing!

Beach Party
Sunday afternoon we'll take it to Centre Island and party on the beach! Those of you who missed out on our beach party last year will know better this time. ;)

for dancers of other styles (salsa, swing, etc.)
Register for a Newcomer Pass and you'll have access to the All-levels workshops throughout the weekend, plus all the parties and other activities! To prepare you for the weekend, you'll be automatically registered for our Friday Zouk Crash Course, where you'll learn the fundamentals you'll need for the rest of the workshops.

What better way to give zouk a try than to dive in head-first!