Welcome to the Schedule Planner for the seventh Interfusion Festival occurring on January 13-17, 2022 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. At this time schedule sign-ups are not required for participation and serve as a tool to help you plan your experience. For more festival guidance please see the 2022 Welcome Package at: www.interfusionfestival.com/welcome-package

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Saturday, January 15 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kizomba Alchemy

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Kizomba dance originated in Angola in 1980s and has since reached a global presence. Known for its sensual movements and music, Kizomba is all about partner connection, nonverbal communication and musical expression. In this workshop you will learn how to alchemize a few simple foundational steps and their variations into a magical partner dance experience, how to create safe intimate connections with our partners and communicate effortlessly through our bodies.

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Eric Kizomba

Eric Kizomba fell in love with Kizomba many years ago. Growing up in Africa and listening to Zouk and Kassav provided him the musicality and understanding of the music. Arriving in Germany he then learned to dance Kizomba and continued to advance by attending workshops all around... Read More →
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Umka Pele

Umka is a yogini, athlete, and movement artist who has practiced a variety of creative movement modalities for over 30 years. Umka’s athletic and creative movement journey included ballet, contemporary dance, gymnastics, acrobatics, exotic dance, and several partner dances: Bachata... Read More →

Saturday January 15, 2022 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST
Studio 7