Rio Carnival Samba Dance Class
Learn the basics, the foundation, the roots of Samba dance and rhythms
- 1 hr1 hour
- 10 British pounds£10
- Islington Arts Factory
You will learn the individual moves and rhythms which will then be combined into a choreography full of happiness! Focus will be on: *Steps associated to Samba, Samba no Pe and Passos Marcardos *Drills and Combinations *Spins and turns with power and confidence *Malandro and Passista Character Styling *Arms/ Posture/ Lines/ Footwork/ Hips/ Sensuality / Presentation *Charm, Elegance, Glamour and Grace *Rhythmic Variations including Partido Alto, Samba de Terreiro , Batucada and Samba Enredo Student performance opportunities will be available for those who wish to participate in a Rio Carnival style performance. Samba is a Solo dance, no partner required HEALTH BENEFITS: "Samba Dance will increase physical confidence, improve mental functioning, improve general and psychological wellbeing and give you greater self-confidence and self-esteem". Samba helps in releasing a lot of sweat along with which all toxins are freed from the body The energetic movements of Samba help in the release of Endorphins that help in altering mood Samba will help you improve your: *motor coordination *dance routines and moving to music *musicality and musical interpretation *cardio-vascular system *posture, agility and flexibility The classes are open to singles, couples and groups. Just bring a SMILE!!! So dance, have fun, and challenge yourself to the rhythm of SAMBA and Get Fit the Brazilian Way!
Islington Arts Factory, Louis Close, London, UK