1/7th - 2/27th  

NEW 2019 cycles


We offer different weekly classes in technique for beginner to intermediate advanced dancers




37 W 26th St 

New York, New York 10010


8:00- 9:00 LAMBADA FUNDAMENTALS/Advanced Fundamentals variations on the QUICK.

Learn how to dance on the uplifting quick count and enjoy its benefits. We will focus on the essential movement found in the Zenzouk fundamentals and advanced fundamentals curriculum. and how to create combinations needed to start your Lambazouk Journey. (NOT A BEGINNER CLASS)

(Note: Lambada can be danced on the slow count or the quick count. Wednesdays class fundamentals is danced on the slow)

9-10 Lambazouk Technique class +Practica

In this class we will focus on the different concepts found in lambazouk and how we need to apply this feeling and techniques on top of our fundamentals. We will cover concepts like traveling natural body twist and natural body tilts. Intro to head movements - as well as the classical moves found in lambada and lambazouk, as bonecas, piaos, chicotes and more.

One of the most beautiful things found in our dance is the freedom to do head movements - but with this freedoms comes a big responsibility. Training exercises, repetition and understanding of the rules is necessary to provide a comfortable and safe dance for the follower.

Lambazouk Practica : this is the time to practice and dance with your fellow dance mates, ask questions to your teachers and have fun with what you learn. We ask to strictly practice lambazouk 






37 W 26th St
New York, New York 10010



7:30-8:30 FUNdamentals Jessica +Saeko

                  AdvFUNdamentals Ryel 


NEW to Brazilian ZOUK and lambada? this is the day for you. You will learn the fundamentals to start your journey in this awesome dance. There are two classes happening at the same time followed by our level 2 class at 8:30.

8:30-10:30 Brazilian Zouk level 2+Practica. Techniques for the proper control and mastery of your slow downs movements, body isolations,  traveling turns, counter balances and intro to rio style head movement (Strong Fundamentals and Adavnced fundamentals recommended)




zenzouk zouk offers monthly specialites events , they take place a different locations in midtown manhattan.



TUESDAYS: SHOW & TELL (intermediate performance project) STARTING JAN 15th-MARCH 5th


104 West 14th Street
New York, New York 10011


7:00-8:30 pm SHOW & TELL


Starting a new year super pumped with lots of project and opportunities to share more of our passion. We are ready to increase the training in NYC, this time Zenzouk's Ryel and Jessica are super thrilled to start a new cycle with this super fun project. This cycle was inspired in how to share something so precious and unique as a demo, and break it down thru the zenzouk methodology and technique. This Demo was done this past November in Shanghai and We want to give the opportunity to train, feel and enjoy it as if was done for the first time.

This class is open for those who have completed the fundamentals and advanced fundamentals and level 2 classes with Zenzouk or have extend knowledge of fundamentals. This classes will be 90 min with special attention at execution and proper lead and follow technique.

Audition and class Tuesdays 7:00- 8:30

If you are ready to take your dancing to a different level and have the drive and the commitment, this class is for you.

7 week cycle $210 (pre register $200)
Stepping out unlimited passes holder $125

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Our Classes:

Whether you are new to Brazilian Zouk Lambada or looking to build your skills, technique, and social dance, we have classes for all levels.  All classes are developed by Ry'el, founder of Zenzouk, who is dedicated to providing you  strong fundamentals.  Find out more about our classes.

Our Events:

ZenZouk is dedicated on building the NYC ZOUK community by providing diverse events.  We strive to continue to bring the best in learning by hosting International Instructors and providing community building events, such as flashmobs, workshops, intensives, etc. Find out about our upcoming events.

Book Privates

Private Zouk lessons are the quickest and most effective way to learn the art and skill of Brazilian Zouk Lambada. Private Zouk lessons allow you to learn at your own pace in  a comfortable environment without distraction. With Zenzouk one and one instruction, you will be able to dance socially in no time.  

ZenZouk Retreats

ZenZouk retreats allows students to connect to the roots of their dance by connecting through their mind, body, and being. During retreats,  you will deepen your understanding of Brazilian Zouk and your body through a series of exercises, intensives, talks, and community building activities.

Performance Teams

Performance classes are not only a great way to deepen your Brazilian Zouk skills, but an opportunity to make great friends, and experience the thrill of performing!  Performance class is suited for people, who have a good grasp of the skills taught in the lvl2 intermediate classes.

Artistic Choreo Tracks

For community leaders and teachers that are willing to take their community to the next level.  ZenZouk facilitates learning by providing artistic choreo tracks to provide an opportunity for your students to learn a choreo to deepen their skills and gain experience performing.  We provide the choreo, so you can focus on building your community.

Zouk Teacher Trainings

If you are interested in teaching Zouk, ZenZouk Teacher Trainings are a great way to get started. Trainings are developed by Ry'el Velandia and focuses on "Embracing evolution through the classics". Trainings will provide tools for you to be able to teach classes effectively and efficiently as you begin your Zouk journey.

Book ZenZouk for Events

ZenZouk is available for Congresses, Festivals, and Private and Public events. Workshops, intensives, and classes and are developed or choreographed by founder Ryel Velandia based on his dance experience.  Ryel and partner Jessica have various experience in performing and teaching at various functions and are available to book for future events. 

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