Alcides was born in the north of Brazil but grew up in Sao Paulo. His passion for music was sparked from an early teenage, dancing to R&B and pop music, Brazilian rhythms, including Lamba-zouk and Capoeira and it also showed through his playing of the guitar and drums for many years.
Since moving to Ireland in 2013, he has become a key part of the dance scene in Ireland, He regularly used to teach Forró classes in Cork and workshops across the country, until he fully dedicated himself to Kizomba in 2014. He has been Teaching Kizomba in Cork, Dublin, Limerick, and Galway,
Kizomba Teacher Certified by AfroLatin Connection and Kizomba Fusion teacher by Kristofer Mencak. Also attending numerous Kizomba festivals and events around Europe and private classes with his favorites Kizomba Dancers and Teachers.
He takes his inspiration from Albir Rojas, Kristofer Mencak, Afrolatin Connection, Bonifacio Aurio, and Miguel & Susana
11:45 – Kizomba Fusion – Introduction to Fusion
11:00 – Kizomba – Leading and Following Techniques
14:34 – Kizomba – Making the basics look fancy