Weekend to a week-long retreats
focused on enhancing your Brazilian Zouk dance experience

IF YOU WANT TO:
– Know the secrets of connection.
– raise your level not only dance, but also sensations. ๐Ÿ˜
– learn how to create magic in the space between two.
– better know yourself and others
– diversify dance knowledge from other practices
– just spend a weekend in a country house near the lake among your lovely zouk-friends!

Then join us! ๐Ÿ’ƒ

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
– All Classes
– evening parties and DAY- parties
– 3 veg meals a day
– tea, sweets
– accommodation in a 2-3 bed room
– hugs!

How can This retreat make you a better dancer?

In this retreat we will give you methods to liberate your way of dancing. Release your body conditioning and free up your movements, strengthen your body perception, connect with your creativity and let go the overthinking.
This course is mainly for Brazilian zouk dancers, but works well for many other dances.
Non dancers, and people not familiar with Brazilian zouk who are interested in the benefits of this course – should consult with the organizer of the retreat.

We will travel through a selection of exercises & meditations. These methods will help us to better understand and accept oneself. We will learn to appreciate the present moment in the dance, to appreciate and love your partner and yourself. We will learn how to easily connect with each other. Exercises will awake greater sensitivity and relaxation in your body and dance.

Our dancing practices will focus on Brazilian Zouk, mainly;
Note that this weekend can help for all the dances which are using connection between partners (Blues, Kizomba, Bachata, Tango, WCS…), Zouk is however particularly suitable for maximum of benefits.

This course will be given in English. With possible translations to other languages if necessary.

Facilitators

Modestas Stonkus

Modestas Is a life-coach, tantric bodyworker, dance teacher and experienced DJ. He works with somatic techniques for therapy sessions and dance. Since the age of 7 he was working as an altar server, introduced to various spiritual teachings. At 15 he became a Reiki Master-Teacher. Trained and started giving Tantra massages since 2016. Since then he is constantly travelling around the world and studying with the worldโ€™s best teachers in dance and Tantra. He strives to create the best quality experiences for his client growth.

Xena Georgina

Xena is an experienced Zouk dancer, she guides trainings in the field of shakti tantra, dance, leadership, sufi whirling, non-violent communication, and conscious touch. When she was 11 years old she got in touch with Eastern spirituality and felt intrigued by its mysticism. Ever since she’s been continuously studying esoteric philosophy and various spiritual traditions. She graduated in Neuropsychology but her life transformed when she dived deep into the practices of Vipassana meditation, Tantra & Shamanism. It opened her up into an in-depth journey of awareness and love for human existence and nature. Combined with her love for the art of Brazilian Zouk, she feels it is a match made in heaven. In 2017 she started investigating ways to embody more empathy in dance and deepen the dance experience. In 2019, she felt an impulse from the heart to work with feminine energy and started organizing Zouk Sister Retreats for women in the Zouk community. Xena is dedicated to empower others to get in touch with their deepest Self. By facilitating an opening of the body to the mysteries of life, the depth of love, and the art of being. While on a continuous journey to develop herself, she loves co-creating events with trusted friends & professionals that she deeply resonates with. lf.

In this light, she takes an eclectic approach to Zouk, and seeks to expand her dance vocabulary by integrating and strengthening different styles like Tango, African dance but also other Zouk styles. Her biggest aim is to bring a unique, dynamic beauty to her life through dance and tries to inspire others to do the same.

Elvina Ensh


Elvina is an experienced Zouk and Contact Impro Dancer, Bodyworker, Yoga, Dance-Teacher and novice psycho-therapist.

She flies around the world, containing the knowledges from the best masters of yoga, massage, tantra, meditation, somatics and dance.
Working on the body-soul connection and mental health since 2012. Started to teach and share it at 2013.

Currently, she’s deeply into Gestalt therapy and psychosomatics, as she finds relationships to be the most interesting phenomenon in the world which is an
immense field for exploration.
At that moment she’s focused on facilitating retreats that combine all of that for personal development.

Her aim is to help people to connect with their bodies, feelings and other people. She uses various techniques to guide people towards openness, confidence, sensuality and overall happiness. Elvina lives by the motto โ€œbody never liesโ€ and all of her new adventures, studies and developments are focused on self-care and building safe relationships with other humans.

THE SCHEDULE IS COMING UP VERY SOON ๐Ÿ˜‰


Zouk Retreat Ukraine 2019 October