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Retrocesso & Virgla

Updated: Sep 28, 2021

In dance as elsewhere it is alway good to know certain basics that form the identity of what you are doing. And I think we all generally agree that in Kizomba Retrocesso and Vrgula are vital elements of what is in essence a circular dance.

I think there are definitely simpler movements one can use to begin to enjoy kizomba. Movements such as Estrella, for example (Which is why we emphasize it a lot). But I do feel that Retrocesso and Virgla are the movements that capture kizomba - both how it looks and how it feels.

Once again demonstrated with graceful guidance by Eddy Vents. Learn, practise alone, and come dance with us in Edinburgh every second Wednesday, at our Libre Socials :)


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