A Brief History of Zouk – Part 1 of 2

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Where did Zouk come from?

Zouk has been around for about forty years. It’s a very new dance, however, it has influenced many other dances and it has created many other sub-genres and styles.

In part one of this video series we explore the origins of Zouk, how one music band helped make it popular worldwide, and how Lambada dancers shaped it into a new craze. To learn more interesting facts about Zouk, please read the article “5 lies you’ve been told about Zouk” by my colleague, Rachel Cassandra.

 

External Links:

www.solum.com.br/aulas/ritmos/zouk
www.brazilianzoukcouncil.com/dance-education/understanding-different-phases-and-styles/
www.britannica.com/art/zouk
http://heritageinstitute.com/danceinfo/descriptions/zouk.htm

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