20 October 2017

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Rio is Here Dance Festival

Rio is Here Dance Festival

The Rio Is Here Dance Festival features 10 hours of leveled workshops and socials on both Friday and Saturday nights!
We’ll be welcoming back for the third year in a row, Renata Peçanha, the co-creator of zouk, and for the first time ever in California, FREDDY & ANDRESSA!

Workshops and Saturday social will be held at the beautiful and spacious Avant Guard Ballroom!
1502 E Warner Ave
Santa Ana, CA. 92705

Friday Social – 9:30 PM – UNTIL YOU DROP AM
Saturday Workshops 12-5:30 PM
Saturday Dance Party: 9:30 PM- UNTIL YOU DROP AM
Sunday Workshops 12-5:30 PM

Buy your passes at EventBrite:

**Limited Passes only $155! Including workshops and socials!

★ Renata Peçanha
★ Freddy & Andressa
★ Clinton & Cristi

★ Rafael & Izabel

Local Team:
★JC Arazga & Devon-Near Hill
★Marissa & Rinaldo

If you are interested in booking private classes with Renata Peçanha, Freddy & Andressa, Clinton Lacerda or Cristi Boone, please notify Clinton Lacerda immediately via PM, as their schedules were TOTALLY BOOKED UP last year and they had to turn people away!

There are many hotels nearby, the cheapest option is Clarion Inn and Suites, which offers us a discounted group rate of $95 per night (mention Rio Is Here Dance Festival) and the most elegant is Embassy Suites which has a beautiful garden area. Both are located within walking distance from the venue.

*Hotel not included in event price.

About Renata Peçanha

Renata Peçanha is world renowned dance professional. Her academy was founded in 2000, of which she is the principle dancer, choreographer and director. It has become one of the most reputable and well known dança de salão academies in Rio de Janeiro and world-wide.

Dubbed the “Queen of Brazilian Zouk”, Renata is the most well known female Brazilian Zouk dancer in Brazil and needless to say, her academy specializes in Brazilian Zouk. Renata worked with Jaime Arôxa’s Company for 6 years, Brazil’s premier dance academy. She is a highly sought after instructor at Zouk congresses throughout Brazil and Europe, such as the International Congress of Brazilian Zouk in Porto Seguro and Zouk Lovers in Holland. As well as organizing Zouk Lambada events such as Zouk’n Rio, and the International Congress of Brazilian Zouk in Rio de Janeiro, Renata has choreographed and danced for many reputable television shows and soap operas in Brazil.