Kizomba is a dance that like Semba originated from Africa.
Kizomba the dance derived from Semba. the meaning of kizomba is “Party” in Kimbundu, an Angolan language.
Kizomba is just a different way of semba interpretation on zouk music.
Kizomba is a close partner dance, that is being danced in a circular motion, and the connection is like semba a ballroom arm hold, with a connection with the stomach.
One of the most common technical steps in kizomba, is the saida, that means “exit” that is performed by either the man or the lady stepping to the side of their dancing line.
The evolution of the kizomba dance is constantly changing, as every person around the world interprets music in there own way with input of their own dance backgrounds, what results in many different styles with their own technics that derive from Kizomba.
Some styles are easy for one to learn, then others.
Kizomba is a close sensual connected dance, that’s often confused with a sexual dance, that it is not.