4-Day “Zouk ‘n’ Play” Summer Festival Brings Dance, Yoga, & More to AC!

Ever wanted to dance on rooftops overlooking the ocean? Now's your chance, no experience needed.

Looking for something FUN and out of the ordinary to do this summer? I’ve got you covered!
by Leslie Jespersen, ThisIsAC.com

The Atlantic City Zouk ‘n’ Play Summer Festival is coming to the Claridge Hotel from July 6th through July 9th. Brought to you by Founders Ryel Velandia and Leslie Evangelista Tietjen of the successful NYC ZOUK FESTIVAL and creator/director of ZenZouk LLC, Zouk ‘n’ Play is one of the freshest new summer events on the East Coast, situated on the beach and boardwalk of Atlantic City. Think, “Dirty Dancing” on the beach, combined with a few other types of movement. Ever wanted to dance on rooftops overlooking the ocean? Now’s your chance, no experience needed.

The mission of Zouk ‘n’ Play is to create a community-based festival offering a creative, structured learning environment. They aim to advance the Brazilian Zouk Lambada community and various complementary movement practices such as Yoga, Flow, Thai Massage, and classes that assist in enhancing the dance through release and connection. Zouk ‘n’ Play intends to build connections with their movement partners and to provide a mecca of training/classes/workshops for:

  • Instructors/Teachers or Community Builders that wish to teach or start Zouk in their area
  • Beginners who are new to Zouk and Movement
  • Intermediate/Advanced Students that wish to dive in specifics

The festival will feature:

  • Intermediate/Advanced Workshop Intensives taught by instructors from Brazil
  • 2 Day Beginner Fundamentals Course (Syllabus/playlist provided)
  • 4 Day Teacher Training Program in Brazilian Zouk Lambada with Ryel and Jessica from ZenZouk LLC (Manual/playlist provided)
  • Workshops in Acro Yoga, Contact Improv, Yoga Thai Massage

The festival founders have established  “LOCALS” rates at deep discounts, exclusive to ThisIsAC friends & family:
$20 drop-in classes
Saturday Only pass $65 each OR 2/$100
Full weekend pass for $75 each OR 2/$60
The full schedule can be found at: http://bit.ly/ZoukSchedule
Friends & Family passes at these rates may be purchased here: http://bit.ly/ZoukTickets

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