the Dancegasm

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DANCEGASM A dancegasm, what is that!? A dancegasm is what most people would describe as a dance where you loose track of time and space and after three or six dances (you loose count) you suddenly wake up and you think: ‘Wow what just happened??’ It’s a dance where you can let go of everything and where you feel totally … Read More

Willem on genderneutrality

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It doesn’t mean everybody should be without gender, but it means that all the roles,etiquettes and behaviours that normally are ascribed or attached to a gender, we could also let go. In short it means that we stop seeing each other as a woman,or a man, or a gay or straight person, a sexual or a transsexual person, but as … Read More

Teacher Course 2019 coming up!! Willem elaborates

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Last month we spoke about your vision on teaching. We understand you are doing a Teacher Course (TC) in 2019 again. A great opportunity for us to see and maybe even experience how you put your vision in practice. Can you tell us what is the essence of TC2019? We did a similar edition in 2017.  We skipped one year … Read More

Willem on teaching

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Hi Willem! This month we would like to zoom in more on your vision on teaching! Is there a difference in the way you organise your classes compared to other dance schools or teachers, in partner dance specifically? I think there are a lot of differences. Some choices in organising are very consciously made and  some have a lot to … Read More

Willem on dance, development & society

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I think it’s beautiful that we as teachers can add to this process. Sometimes the development happens in a day, sometimes it happens over years, but I see personal growth in all of our students here. I think it’s also very clear for themselves, even if they don’t put it in words. We have students in our studio that are … Read More

An interview with Willem: International Teaching

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We thought it would be great to hear a bit more of you! You are doing a lot of things next to teaching in your studio. You are also teaching internationally, you are a dancer and performer and of course entrepreneur. Let us zoom in on the teaching on an international level. Every month you travel to a special zouk … Read More

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