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Samba for Beginners

  • Dec 21, 2013 · 5:00 PM
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The samba for beginners’ class starts with a 30-minute warm up that exercises basic isolation of the body, following by stretching and strengthening exercises. After the warm up, Danielle introduces the students samba no pé (basic samba step) and passo marcado (simple choreographies) typical of the Rio Carnival. The whole class happens in the sound of the upbeat and irresistible Brazilian music.

The class will be held on Saturday from 5-6:30pm and costs $18.

Come with comfortable clothes and be prepared to be barefoot.

About the instructor:

Danielle Lima was born in Rio de Janeiro and grew up performing with Beija-Flor de Nilópolis, one of Brazil’s most famous samba schools. Danielle Lima is also a Certified Teachers Artist of the program Dancing Classrooms from American Ballroom Theater, Certified YOGA Instructor at YOGA Effects in NYC and Karma Kids Yoga certified teacher.

For more information, contact Danielle Lima daniellelima13@

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  • A former member
    A former member

    amo a dança, porém eu gostaria de encontrar para uma conversa, literatura, arte e futebol. Se a dança é o foco, eu tenho a declinar.

    December 21, 2013

  • Benjamin

    This is my first class with you will it be free or chraged?

    December 13, 2013

    • Aparecida T.

      Hi, Benjamin! I am sorry I did not see your question before. The samba class is taught by one of our members, Danielle, not by the meetup group. I believe she does not offer a free class, since she rents the space and needs to pay for it. I hope you attended the event and learned a few new samba steps!

      December 16, 2013

    • Benjamin

      i've taken samba in dc danielle in nyc havent attended yet this will be my first..but i liked forro with nicole b shes nice

      December 16, 2013

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