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Dayana Q
Compass Variations

"I love the structure of these classes and one on one time and feedback from Christina. I feel like I learn so much and feel more confident after every class! The compass variations class was challenging but Christina's wonderful attention and guidance really helped me get a grasp of the techniques. I loved this class!"

Shelly D
Connecting Beginner Concepts

"Christina is such an amazing teacher!! There’s no way for me to give her enough credit in the span of one review, but I can’t recommend her classes enough. She really breaks down the concepts so you learn them well, and classes are so fun and engaging. I’ve improved so much! Especially as someone who loves diving into the technique, taking classes at Zouk OC has been such an incredible experience"

Josh M,
Zouk OC Holiday Party 2023

"Lovely people, safe environment, food music and World Class Instructors. What more can you ask for."

Tristan A
Body Movement Basics

"As someone with ADHD/Autism, I struggle with learning from a lot of instructors or being in most class environments. Christina is both patient and clear working with her students, including myself. She and Alma are wonderful people who are acceptive of neuroatypical people. Excited to hammer out the fundamentals with them next year!"

Raymundo O
Trending Moves & Patterns

"I have been taking classes at Brazilian Zouk OC for about two years, and I have been absolutely blown away by the experience since day 1. Christina and Stephanie are not only incredibly talented dancers but also dedicated educators who are passionate about helping their students grow and succeed. The studio's atmosphere is warm and welcoming, and every time I walk in, I can feel the positive energy and sense of community. The classes offered are impressive, catering to different skill levels. Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced dancer, there's something for everyone. The class schedules are convenient for me, and I appreciate the fact that if I want to retake a class Christina offers 50% off! The facility itself is well-maintained, with spacious dance studios equipped with the necessary amenities plus a lot of parking! I also love that they offer opportunities for follows, Zouk Babes, to showcase their skills through performances, which adds an exciting and motivating aspect to the learning experience. Overall, I highly recommend Brazilian Zouk OC to anyone looking to explore the joy and artistry of the zouk dance. It's a place where you can feel inspired, supported, and challenged to reach your full potential as a dancer. Thank you Christina and Stephanie 🤗"

Richard M
Trending Moves & Patterns

"Orchestrating a class like Trending Moves & Patterns requires not just teaching acumen - which the instructors have in exacting spades - but also an awareness of the wider dance world and sensitivity to one's students. Christina pulled all of this off with aplomb, and synthesized everything into an excellent final piece. This is a class I will happily take again."

Rachel M
Connecting Beginner Concepts

"Fantastic class - Christina breaks down dance moves and technique, focuses on building a solid foundation, and provides tailored feedback to each student often. Definitely signing up for more classes in the future!"

Tristan A
Zouk From Zero

"Teaching any dance to a beginner can be difficult and challenging with the many nuances that a student will experience. Christina simplifies the experience and focuses on training over throwing choreography at her students. Great program for people with no dance experience or a background in other styles. Christina promotes a safe and fun learning environment. She will also find ways to individually challenge you according to your own progress."

Natalie S
Flowing Fundamentals II

"I love how Christina can break things down movement by movement and THE DETAIL. I continue to retake intro and beginner classes because I learn something new every time. Also love how she dances with all of us individually throughout the class to give us personal feedback. Still my favorite partner dancing teacher I've ever had."

Ly L
Intermediate Fundamentals III

"This class blew my mind! It goes over foundational BZouk movements AND SOME. Christina and Stephany explains complex concepts thoroughly and because the class size is smaller, they are able to help each student optimize their understanding of the course content by the end of the 4th week. So excited to continue the BZouk journey with them!"

Daniel C
Body Movement Basics

"Having never taken Zouk classes before, I didn't know what to expect. I found both Stephany and Christina to be outstanding teachers who were patient and willing to go into detail about things I was unsure about while giving me detailed feedback. I highly recommend anyone to take this class"

Tish R
Zouk From Zero

"Loving Zoukoc!! Highly recommend!!"

Julie G
Jack and Jill Training

"✮✮✮✮✮"

Natalie S
Fundamental Footwork I

"Christina is the best dance teacher that I’ve ever had and I have been dancing most of my life. She has not only helped me learn the basic Brazilian zouk concepts but has transformed me as a dancer in ALL the genres I dance. There are mistakes I have been doing for YEARS unknowingly and she points them out and fixes them in one class. She dances with everyone and gives very specific and helpful feedback every class. I am also someone who struggles learning just by watching and her teaching approach has me leaving class feeling like I accomplished something. She is in my opinion one of the best Brazilian zouk dancers in the country and we are so lucky to have her in this community."

Tina K
Flowing Fundamentals II

"I love the structure and progression of Christina's curriculum. This class really builds off from the prerequisite classes as you learn to connect some of the footwork learned in Zouk from Zero (and a little bit from Fundamental Footwork II) with body movements learned in Body Movement Basics. Some moves "clicked" more and felt more natural after practicing them some more in this class and getting individual feedback on what I needed to improve."

Franklin M
Flowing Fundamentals II

"Great Class! I would suggest that at the end of each class, to let us record, what we learned during the class."

Torsha F
Connecting Introductory Concepts

"Christina is not only wonderful dancer but she is an amazing teacher. Her class is well structured, she provides her students with valuable feedback and you learn so much during the 4 week series. No matter what your dance level is, you will learn concepts that will improve your Zouk dancing skills. I can’t wait to take take more classes with her!!!"

Joe L
Zouk From Zero

"I really appreciate that Christina goes into the details of movement and lead-follow technique much more than typical beginner classes. Her individual feedback in every lesson is also very helpful. Christina really cares about helping her students improve and get good."

Ali S
Connecting Introductory Concepts

"I started learning Zouk 6 months ago. During this time I have taken classes from instructors from all over the world and Christina is easily one of the best instructors that I have been blessed to learn from. She is able to break down zouk movements and technique in a way that is easy to understand and grasp. Her style is just pure art on the dance floor and I am so blessed to live in Southern California to be able to train with her consistently. I look forward to many more classes with Christina!"

Cristina D
Zouk From Zero

"Christina is amazing! Had an awesome time in this series! As someone new to zouk, Christina did a great job of explaining the concepts and giving individualized feedback. I appreciate the intentional warmups and how they prepare us for what we’re learning that day. Also love the recap videos to cement my learning. Excited to take more classes with her in the future!"

Christopher A
Exploring Head Movements

"Hands down the best Zouk class in LA. This is why I'm here, this is why I'm back and will continue coming back. I'm a teacher of film myself, and have been teaching at over 100 schools in the last dozen years and I can tell you so many different elements and factors go into teaching, and that is exactly was makes Christina the best. ITS HER TEACHING STYLE. It is what makes her class different from EVERYONE else. It makes her stand out over the amazing brazilian champions that come visit LA. I've paid a lot of cash for those workshops, and language tends to be a barrier but so does the teaching technique. I get so much more out of Christina's class, it's kinda crazy. -She has a detailed plan and structure. -She rotates in to make sure you are right. -She breaks down technique to the class and to you as an individual. -She keeps a set number of students to give everyone focus. -She is FUN! -She is FUNNY! -Always a good spirit. After dancing Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and Zouk for the last 7 years, I have experienced so many teachers from so many places, and Christina has me driving from koreatown for this class because its beyond worth it."

Keya B
Zouk From Zero

"Christina is a great teacher!! I am always amazed how much I learn each class. And I REALLY appreciate the individual feedback. Its real time learning that is needed when you are learning something new. (instead of just leaning bad habits)"

Tina K
Fundamental Footwork II

"Highly recommend this course. Learned so much new footwork to expand my zouk dance vocabulary."

Tina K
Body Movement Basics

"This is easily one of the most important and useful dance classes I've taken. Christina breaks down the techniques behind different fundamental body movements that are often used in zouk and some other dances. The best part about Christina's classes is the personalized feedback on what you can improve."

Ly L
Fundamental Footwork II

"I appreciate Christina putting in the thoughtfulness and labor in breaking down Zouk concepts in bite-sized by constructing these different level classes. They make learning Zouk less intimidating and way more fun! These foundational classes are important for moving on to more advanced concepts and movements. Will be retaking them many times in the future!"

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Tilted Turns IK

 

"Great introduction to tilted turns! Nice blend of turning and head movement concepts so you could apply what you learned on the social floor. Looking forward to next class of the series!"

Chris S
Zouk OC Holiday Party

"I really had a great time! I'm new to the zouk community and I don't feel isolated at all. Such fun, supportive, and friendly people."

David
Intermediate Fundamentals II

"✮✮✮✮✮"

David S
Connecting Intermediate Concepts

"My brain opened up to new possibilities!"

David S
Q&A + Practica Registration

"✮✮✮✮✮"

Marissa E
Body Movement Basics

"This review is …….. at a loss for words , as words can’t describe the amount of intention and authenticity poured into each class . It’s as if a part of my soul has come alive again and I am excited to continue the journey."

Ly L
Body Movement Basics

"This class is such an important fundamental introduction to Zouk. The focus is solely on body isolation and control which is hugely essential if you're serious about improving as a Zouk dancer. Christina is a perfectionist, so be prepared for detailed on instruction from her on how to be awesome. Highly recommend it for any level of dancer!

Amy O
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Body Movement Basics

"Great class, i really like the Christina gives individual attention and feedback to each person and breakdown the details of the movement. She is also so fun . :-)"
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