Its been 3 days since the end of camp and 2 days since the instructors have left Seattle and i'm still processing the weekend. (You can read my summary post in the Kizomba Seattle blog).

What strikes me is even now, I am seeing pictures posted and warm thoughts and wishes shared from the friendships made over the weekend. I love that about the technology of our time: social media and the ability to share photos and video's. This is one of the reasons why I love sharing pictures, I get to relive these wonderful moments and everyone else get to share them with me.

In case you check, here is the link to the feedback form. I'll be posting information about next year (if we do decide to another one) and in the meantime, much love through kizomba and keep on dancing! 

Eddy, Oscar and Riquita arrived safe and sound and they are raring to go. 

I can't wait to see what they have in store for all of us. Registration is now up to 74 people (Track 1 with 28 and Track 2 with 46). Looking forward to meeting, dancing, learning and having fun with everyone. 

Here's an updated Welcome packet which includes a map of the locations that we will be meeting in. 
One more day and despite the blustery weather, I'm so excited to meet, dance, learn and have fun with everyone!

Online registration is now closed. Please email kizombaseattle@gmail.com if you are interested in joining the camp this weekend. Make sure to read the Registration page.

If you provided me with your email on registration, you should have received a copy of the welcome packet also shown below. Please remember that while the has been published schedule is it subject to some tweaks so that the instructional team and myself can make thing work best for you throughout the weekend. 

Rest up! HUGS and see you all soon.

wow - its so close already! Eddy is here in Boston with family and in two more days, Oscar and Riquita will be here as well. I can't wait to see you all and share this weekend with you :)

I'm closing registration for follows in both tracks so that the balance does not go too far off. If anyone knows of leads that would like to sign up please have them contact me as I would be happy to offer the earlier pricing for them to help even out the balance even more. 

HUGS and see you all soon!
A quick update on registrations as of 03/18/13:

Track 1: 18 registered with room for more.
Track 2: 40 registered. Due to lead follow balance, I am closing registration to Couples or Leads only. 

If you have already contacted me about registering then you are part of this count.

T-6 days and counting .... see you soon :)
Its now only a week away!!!

I'm so excited but so busy and so excited... well, you get the drift.

There's been a lot of signups in the past few days: we are up to 56 registrations! I'll be sending out emails to get you ready next week. If you haven't sent me your email, I'll post a blog update on this site as well so please continue to check. 

Don't forget to register if you haven't already. Leads, there are some follows in Track 2 looking to take advantage of the couples discount so please contact me if you're interested. 

Last thing - I'm extending the early pricing through the weekend, its so springy here in Seattle and my new eye sight is just fantastic so if calls for a celebration!  

Have a great weekend and I'm looking forward to seeing everyone next week!
Seattle Kizomba Semba Camp has just been featured in the Essentials section of Seattle Magazine's March edition. 

Essentials is a section in the magazine that highlights things to do a try in Seattle and this camp is one of them. 

There's only 4 more days left in February and then we'll be into March where there's lots going on for Kizomba in the Northwest. Check out the latest in Kizomba Seattle.

Don't forget to take advantage of the couples discount as well as the current pricing and register for the camp. Folks from out of town please contact me directly about any other discounts and post on Kizomba Seattle Exchange for locals who would be able to host you during your visit. 

February is almost over and there's less than three weeks left before registration prices go up on March 15th. Please don't wait till the last moment to register. Take advantage of the current pricing and save your spot! 

Please email kizombaseattle@gmail.com with any questions about payment and pricing.

On Sunday March 24th we're making a few changes post workshop to help you ease back into the "real" world. If you're from out of town, I hope you plan to stay through Sunday to enjoy our wrap-up of the weekend (check out the Schedule section of this website for more details). 

RELAX: After the workshops, you will be able to relax in a jacuzzi and pool located at the Centennial Tower in Belltown. It will be available from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. From there you can head out to your final stop.

POT LUCK and DANCE: At 9:00pm Studio J will be hosting a pot luck and dance for everyone to enjoy. You'll be able to mix and mingle with everyone else that attended camp, the instructors and other members of Seattle's kizomba community. There's no better way I know to end a weekend: eat, make merry and dance through the night. 

Well folks, we have 50 days till the Seattle Kizomba Semba Camp in March... can you believe it?

I'm so excited to share this weekend with everyone, especially with all the folks that have been on this journey with me from the very beginning. As I'm getting ready for another big weekend with Ivo and Shani (Details here), I'm already thinking about how to help everyone understand what a difference this weekend can make in your dancing.

There's been one question that's been asked of me several times so I'll start this blog with an answer for that.  I'll be compiling an FAQ section in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here's some food for thought. 

Is this weekend just like another congress?

NO - its not. 

First of all, this is not a weekend for hundreds of people. This is a weekend for a group of people that would like to invest in their love of kizomba, meet other like-minded dancers  and learn from some of the best in the business about kizomba foundations, musicality and the different aspects of the dance. There are no performances or shows: just dancing, instruction and some time to check out Seattle with new friends or on your own,

Second, you will be able to get more targeted instruction over the course of the weekend. Each of the two different tracks will bring together dancers with similar skill levels and goals, This will allow the instructors to collaborate over the course of the weekend to provide you with information and experience that can help you to take your dancing to the next level. Not only that, you will be with the same group of people in your tracks so you'll get a chance to know your fellow campers as you learn and discover things together. The whole weekend provides you 10 hours of instruction and at least 12 hours of dancing across three days and nights. Instruction will not be disjoint. There will be continuity in the content and material because the instructors will be working together to provide you with what you need to improve and grow even after the weekend is over. 

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