8TH Aarhus Kizomba weekend -Praktisk info

Aarhus Hostel
Beringvej 1, 8361 Hasselager,
Aarhus, Danmark.

If you are coming by plane to Billund, you can take the airport bus to Skanderborg Station. Change to Bus 200. The bus will stop just outside the Hostel.

If you are coming by train, it is both easier and faster to get off at Skanderborg Station. Change to Bus 200. The bus will stop just outside the Hostel.

If you are driving; Coming from south of Aarhus on E45: When you on E45 get closer to Aarhus, be sure to keep to the right. When the road splits into two (Aarhus syd) follow the signs to 501 Aarhus C-S. Take the exit Hasselager V / Hørning. Then turn right and when you reach a trafic light you turn left. After 100 meters the Hostel will be on your right hand side. If there are no vacant spots in our parking lot, you are allowed to park your car along Beringvej (on the same side of the road as the Hostel).

From Aarhus take Bus 200 (towards Skanderborg). The bus will stop just outside the Hostel.


Arrival / Friday night:
You are welcome from 18.00.
When you arrive, you will find an envelope with your name on just inside the front door. In there you will find the key to your room (if you are staying at the Hostel) and in some envelopes a little note with a small task for the weekend. A task of  no more than 10 minutes work. We thanks in advance.
You will also get your band.

Door code:
The front door will be unlocked Friday when you arrive. During the evening/night, it will be locked. The door will also be locked Saturday and Sunday night and you will have to use your door code to get inside. You will find the door code next to the front door.

Download as PDF: 8th-aarhus-kizomba-weekend-workshop-plan-rev-091216


Workshop descriptions

Armanch Saleh
Leading & Following (Beginner): different techniques to handle to become a good leader/follower
Flow (Beginner): How to make the steps and movements flow into each other
Fusion & Urban Kiz (Int/Adv): variating between body connection & distance

Ronie Saleh
Kiz Cool Moves (Int/Adv): How to put spice and fun into our moves
Basic dynamics (Int/Adv): The secrets behind making your basic steps dynamic and variating
Connection & Flow (Int/Adv): How to lead and follow effortlessly. Preleading and Transitions are keywords
Isolations & Blocks (Inter/Adv) (working with movement and breaks simultaneously, without disturbing the dance flow)
Musicality & Mindfulness (Theory + Practice) (2 hours in row) (Int/Adv):
The most important lessons in understanding how we can embody the music and share it to our dance partner, leaders to followers and followers to leaders

Saleh Brothers
Saleh Touch (Int/Adv): it will be a surprice

Miquel & Sasana
Passadas de Kizomba (Int/Adv): A fliud way of dancing Kizomba.
Semba Social (Int/Adv): The tradicional and simple way of dancing semba with everyone.
Kizomba Tarraxada (Int/Adv): The fusion between Kizomba and Tarraxinha.
Semba de Quintal (Int/Adv): The crazy and funny way of dancing Semba.
Kizomba Masterclass – Perfecting the Leading and Folowing as well as body movement.

Maria & Arnold
Sensual Moves (Int/Adv): not everything is tarraxinha – moving slowly, small movements, increasing sensitivity
Semba Basics: Basics steps and flow with the right attitude
Perfect leading (Int/Adv): how to use different leading techniques to create an effortless dance
Musical timing (Int/Adv): How to apply theoretical musicality knowledge into practice.

Kiz Kiz Kizomba – Nina & Hanna
Kizomba Fundamentals (Beginner): The basic in Kizomba

Meri – Music appreciation class
This is here we listen to THE MUSIC !! Diving in to rhyme and beats. What does the music give to you , what do you hear and no less , What do you feel !!! We will talk about connection, harmony, understanding, partnership and tolerance ……

Beginners Pass
If you have a Beginners Pass you can ONLY participate in the beginner and open level workshops – and the parties. Marked with green and yellow in the plan above.

At the 8TH Aarhus Kizomba weekend we offer MASTERCLASS workshops for participants who already have a pass for the weekend.
There will be a maximum of 10 men and 10 women and to participate you must have been dancing regularly for at least 2 years.
Masterclass in not included in the full pass. The price is DKK 150 per. workshop.

Light meal Friday night
When you arrive there will be some soup and bread. It is served from 19.00 – 20.00
The meal is served in “spisesalen”. See the floor plan below.


Social dance
In “Opholdsstue” there will be social dance Friday night and Sunday afternoon.

The parties will start in the “sal” but will move to “opholdsstuen” during the night to make it more cosy.


None. Just party and dance 😉

We have a bar open in the evening and night. It will offer beer, soda, water in bottles, wine and drinks.

You can pay with cash (DKK or EUR), Visa card and Mastercard.

You can drink water from the tap in Denmark. In the hallway there is a tap to refill a bottle.

Is only for participants with a room at the hostel and is served from 10.00 – 11.00.
There will be served bread, bacon, eggs, yogurt, muesli etc.

Special food
If you have special food issues, there is a kitchen downstairs free of use. We will make sure there will be vegetarian food and some gluten free and lactose free food. BUT only a little!

Note that coffee is served at breakfast and in the coffee break. Saturday with the dessert. If you want more coffee there is a coffee machine with various coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Price 10,- DKK.

Lunch is served in “Spisesalen” and “Opholdsstuen”. We will be many so be patience.
It will be a buffet with various hot and cold dishes.
Then lunch is included in the Full pass and the Beginners pass.

Saturday Night
At 19.45 we will meet in the “sal” for a group foto.
Welcome drink is not included this year but the bar is open. It will also be possible to buy some “bubbles”.

At 20.00 the dinner is served in “Spisesalen” and “Opholdsstuen”.
Then dinner is ONLY included in the Full pass as we have limited space. It will NOT be possible to add a dinner ticket.

Checkout time is Sunday latest 2 PM. put the key/card in the green mailbox outside the office.

Dinner Sunday Night
Sunday night will be leftovers 😉
Included in the price if you have a full pass

Room Sunday Night
If you have a room in the weekend you can extend you stay until monday to get the maximum out of the afterparty. Price is DKK 200,- per person.
Book the room here: https://kizomba-aarhus.dk/en/product/overnatning-120317/

If you don’t have a room in the weekend you can book a room for sunday here: http://aarhushostel.dk/en/bestil-vaerelse/

The afterparty was great last year and this year even more participants are staying the extra night including the instructors and guest from Finland and Sweeden.

Smoking is not allow inside the Hostel. Use the smoking areas.