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Ntima Kizomba Semba Intensive Training
Ntima Kizomba Semba Intensive Training

Sat, Mar 26


Triangle Dance Studio

Ntima Kizomba Semba Intensive Training

Intimate training opportunity to dive deeper into your Kizomba and Semba dancing. Must have prior Kizomba/Semba experience. Approval needed by instructor prior to registration. Open to all dancers regardless of location, not just those living in NC.

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Time & Location

Mar 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – Mar 27, 2022, 5:30 PM

Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham, NC 27703, USA

About The Event

Ntima (pronounced "tee-ma") means heart in Kikongo language. This intensive training is made with love from Angola to share and experience this beautiful dance and culture.

This is an intimate training opportunity to dive deeper into your Kizomba and Semba dancing. Must have prior Kizomba/Semba experience. Approval needed by instructor prior to registration. Open to all dancers regardless of location, not just those living in NC.

Training limited to a maximum of to 15 Leads and 15 Follows. Must be able to attend BOTH days of training.

Cost: $125 - includes lunch and dinner provided on Sat March 26 | To avoid fees, send via CashApp ($KizombaRDU) or Venmo: (@KizombaRDU)


8 Hours of training (2 days) - Must attend both days of training

Day 1: Saturday March 26, 2022

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm: Training Part 1
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Lunch (Angolan gastronomy)
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm: Training Part 2
  • 8PM until: Festa de Quintal House Party (FOR WORKSHOP ATTENDEES ONLY) Address will be provided to workshop attendees through private message or in person. House is approx. 7 minutes from the studio where events will be taking place.

Day 2: Sunday March 27, 2022

  • 1:30pm - 3:30pm: Training Part 3
  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm: Training Part 4


** TO APPLY: If interested in attending training, email or send FB message to Kimberly Nicole with your name, brief details of Kizomba/Semba dance experience and what you hope to get out of the training.

If Kimberly or Horacio have not met or danced you with you before, please also include a short 1-min video of you dancing Kizomba or Semba.

** To PAY: Once you have been approved, Kimberly Nicole will send link to register and submit payment. Payment options available.



Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Airport) - less than 10 minutes away from venue

Wingate by Wyndham Raleigh Durham / Airport 5223 Page Road Durham NC 27703 Breakfast and Wifi are included.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Research Triangle Park, an IHG Hotel 4912 S Miami Blvd Durham, NC 27703


▄▄▄▄▄▄▄  COVID-19  ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄ We are committed to creating a safe environment during our event, while still maintaining a warm welcoming atmosphere.

Proof of negative COVID test (regardless of vaccine status) is required. The negative test result, must be either: - PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event; or - Antigen test taken within 1 day of the event - Note: home tests are allowed if done at the venue during check-in.  Mask required  Temperature check at door  Hand washing and sanitizer breaks

In accordance with CDC guidelines and Durham County mandate, MASKS ARE REQUIRED to attend class, regardless of vaccination status. We will also ask students to wash their hands upon entering and exiting class. We will also have temperature screenings at the door. If you feel sick, are symptomatic or think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 we ask that you stay home

====================== About Kimberly & Horácio

Kimberly and Horacio are international Kizomba/Semba dancers and instructors. Their love of this beautiful dance is what brought them together as husband and wife.

Kimberly Nicole is the founder and Director of Kizomba RDU Dance Company, based out of Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, and has been instrumental in growth of the Kizomba dance scene across the Carolinas. She was first introduced to Kizomba in 2012 while attending a festival in Toronto. Since then she has traveled extensively to learn and train from some of the best Kizomba and Semba instructors from around the world, most recently training in Angola. Kimberly Nicole is known for sharing her knowledge and passion of sensual body movements in a fun and enjoyable way.

Born and raised in Luanda, Angola, Horácio João is a talented dancer and teacher with vast knowledge of Kizomba and Semba dances. He is one of the leaders and members of Os Tukina Dance Company - one of the best in Angola! As a longtime member of Os Tukina, Horácio has become an Ambassador to Angolan Culture by providing dance instruction throughout the country, performing at cultural events and weddings, as well as making frequent television appearances on Angolan television stations TPA 1, TV Zimbo and ZAP Viva/Viva Tarde. He also participated in the Concurso Nacional Dança Kizomba/Semba in 2016, 2017, 2018 and placed well each year.

Together, Kimberly and Horacio are passionate about bringing the authentic Kizomba and Semba experience from the roots and spreading Angolan culture. The yhave taught Kizomba, Semba, Tarraxinha and Ginga/Body Movement workshops in some of the best Latin and Kizomba Dance festivals in cities across North America including Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City, Orlando, San Francisco, Toronto and Washington DC to name a few.


  • 2 hours

    Training Part `

    Triangle Dance Studio

  • 1 hour

    Lunch (Angolan gastronomy)

    Triangle Dance Studio
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  • Ntima- LEAD

    Tax: +$9.06 NC State
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  • Ntima- FOLLOW

    Tax: +$9.06 NC State
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