The 4 things you absolutely need to know about Kizomba!
The 4 things you absolutely need to know about Kizomba
1 - The origin of Kizomba
2 - Kizomba is a mixture of styles
3 - How to dance the Kizomba
Also for all beginners, there are a few tips that you might be interested in and that will definitely help you dance confidently with your partner:
- You should know how to improvise, whatever dance style you are learning you will always make mistakes here and there, and it is okay, to make the experience enjoyable, relax and improvise and follow the music, it will definitely lead the way!
- Try to practice with yourself! I know it might seem a bit weird as Kizomba is known to be a couples dance, but hey, a little practice never hurt anyone! On the contrary, if anything practicing by yourself will help you get used to the moves and get more confidence that you will proudly show while dancing with your partner. You can also try dancing in front of a mirror or filming yourself in order to see the mistakes you make and fix them!
- This one is a must for every dancer, get to know the music! Listen to Kizomba music as much as you can, till you get really comfortable with it and you will find yourself dancing and jamming to it with full confidence, don’t try to deny it! We all know the effect of our favorite music on us, once you hear it you know that it is time to hit the dance floor and move it!
4 - Kizomba is More than a dance
If you are still not sure where to start, you should know that more and more dance schools are offering Kizomba classes that you can join with your partner, or where you can find other curious solos that you can pair up with and start your Kizomba journey! If you are in Montreal, you can also join the fun with Latin Groove’s special offer of 7 Kizomba (Level 1) classes for only 37$!