About K&L's teachers training

2021 program

Goals

A teachers training program developed by Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane:

– Become a Brazilian Zouk teacher in dance studios and dance events
– Dance teachers and professional dancers can gain a better undertaking of our vocabulary and teaching techniques
– Session include lectures, demonstrations and practice for teaching all levels
– Discover new approaches and methods
– Educate the next generation so they learn correctly from the start
– Motivate and inspire teachers and professional dancers to take your classes and students to another level

Modules

Kadu and Larissaare so excited to announce their 5th K&L Brazilian Zouk Teachers Training!

Guest teachers ⭐️Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollmann⭐️ teaching a special lecture on choreography.

The training is offered ONLINE via Zoom and recorded, 30 hours training divided in 4 modules. A series of education workshops designed to address Brazilian Zouk teachers needs.

Dates and Location

Module 1 – Feb 27 & 28 2021

Module 2 – March 6 & 7, 2021

Module 3 – March 13 & 14, 2021

Module 4 – March 20 & 21, 2021

Via Zoom and Recorded

For more information and auditions email us today!

info@kadularissa.com

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“We have been very fortunate to have the opportunity to live our dream. It is our pleasure to take students on the exotic journey that is Latin dance. ”
– Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane

Module 1: Feb 23 & 24

Subject to change!

Module 1: February 27, 2021

11am to 12pm – Lecture Brazilian Zouk Timing | Playing songs in Beginner classes vs Intermediate vs Advanced

12 to 1:30pm – Dance Practice Beginner level warm up | Brazilian Zouk Syllabus / Directions / Linear and Circular movements

1 to 2pm – Lecture and exercises Different types of connection | Different types of hand hold connection

2 to 3pm – Lecture History of Brazilian Zouk

February 28, 2021

11am to 1pm – Dance Practice Foundation turn patterns | Body Isolations Linear and Circular / Hips and Upper Body Isolations Drills 

1 to 2pm – Dance Practice Arm positions and lines | Foot positions and lines | Drills 

Module 2: March 6, 2021

11 to 12pm – Dance Practice Technique for Head Movements | Passive vs Active Linear and Circular Head movement

12 to 1:30pm – Technique and drills for Cambrés | Technique and drills for Balão Apagado

1:30 to 3pm – Lecture Improve your Teacher Skills | How to manage your dance class

March 7, 2021

7 to 8am – Lecture Becoming a professional dancer

8 to 9am – Dance Practice Intermediate/Advanced warm up | Drills to improve Solo Turns

9 to 10am – Dance Practice | Partner Turns without Head Movements

Module 3:

March 13, 2021

11 to 12pm – Lecture Choreography Skills with special guest teachers Jordan Frisbee and Tatiana Mollmann

12 to 1:30pm – Dance Practice | Intermediate/Advanced warm up | Peão without and with Head Movement 3 different exits

1:30 to 2pm – Break

2 to 3:30pm –  Dance School Management

March 14, 2021

11am to 12pm – Lecture Brazilian Zouk Dance Council | Judges Training

12 to 1pm – Lecture Judges Training with Special Guest Teacher Jordan Frisbee

1 to 2pm – Drills Judges Training

Module 4March 20, 2021

11 to 12pm – Lecture Judges Training Relative Placement Scoring System

12 to 2:30pm – Dance Practice Partner Turns with Head Movements | Continuous turns on the spot | Continuous turns travelling | Rotisserie turns

2:30 to 3pm Break

3 to 4pm – Lecture Musicality

March 21, 2021

7am – 9am – Dance Practice | Technique for Counter Balance | Different entries and exit options

9 to 10am – Q&A and Closing statements