Our Group Classes are structured as progressive and continuous six-week session courses on a subject of particular dance or two. For example “Beginning Foxtrot/Tango Group Class” would cover basic fundamentals of dancing with a partner, basic technique of Ballroom Dancing as well as 3-4 steps and amalgamations in those two dances.
February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST$79.00
Samba Group Class
SUNDAYS at 4pm – starting, SUNDAY, February 2, 2020
$79 per Person for 6 Weeks
Samba is the national dance of Brazil, celebrated every year during Carnival where hundred of thousands of costumed revelers parade in the streets singing, drumming and dancing.
In the US, Samba evolved into a couple’s dance performed in most ballroom and was standardized as a ballroom dance in 1956. In Brazil however, samba remains a solo form, danced at street festivals and other celebrations with nationalistic pride.
Samba is a fun, upbeat, lively dance that progresses counter-clockwise around the floor. It is characterized by its syncopated timing, bounce, rolling hip action and pelvic tilt and a great deal of rhythm is expressed throughout the torso. The Samba frame is similar to a bolero frame with more separation between the partners.