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Bem-vindo!

The New York Brazilian Portuguese Meetup (NYBP) is a fusion of Brazilian culture and Portuguese language to bring Brazil closer to New York.

We host events that encourage members to better understand the Brazilian culture, such as samba and forró lessons, Brazilian movies and concerts, bate-papo (light conversation in Portuguese), happy hour, picnic, and much more. We encourage everyone to speak in Portuguese only to truly understand Brazil and its friendly people. It is an opportunity to practice your language skills, meet nice people, network, and have fun!

Our Facebook page has Portuguese language tips, travel tips, curiosities about Brazil and its culture, and other tools to help you improve your Portuguese. You can join us and like us on https://www.facebook.com/nybrazilian/

We hope you get a lot out of the experience and bring something to the group as well.

Até breve e obrigada por ser parte do nosso grupo!

Aparecida Teixeira

P.S.: This is a social group; we don't teach Portuguese during our meetings and don't do language exchange. But we can sure help you with some Portuguese language tips! Do not advertise classes to our members unless you are our sponsor. Thank you for your cooperation.

Upcoming events (5+)

Samba classes

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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@ hotmail.com. Check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nybrazilian/ We support the Nonprofit WIN (Woman in Need). For more than 33 years, WIN has provided safe housing, critical services, and groundbreaking programs to help homeless women and their children rebuild their lives. You can help WIN by contributing any amount to their cause at http://winnyc.org/brazilianevent/

Bate-Papo and Latin Dance Night!

Point Break NYC

Bate-Papo at 6:30pm with Caipirinhas and Caipiroska's at $7 all night. Plus FREE Latin dance class starts at 8:30pm with promo code: meetup. Invite your friends no experience necessary. This is meant to be a fun excuse to go out practice your Portuguese and dance a little with like minded latin enthusiasts! If your interested in dinner, the venue has an amazing food selection: http://www.pointbreaknyc.com/menu. Feel free to send us your favorite latin songs to be played.

Samba classes

Location visible to members

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@ hotmail.com. Check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nybrazilian/ We support the Nonprofit WIN (Woman in Need). For more than 33 years, WIN has provided safe housing, critical services, and groundbreaking programs to help homeless women and their children rebuild their lives. You can help WIN by contributing any amount to their cause at http://winnyc.org/brazilianevent/

Samba classes

Location visible to members

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@ hotmail.com. Check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nybrazilian/ We support the Nonprofit WIN (Woman in Need). For more than 33 years, WIN has provided safe housing, critical services, and groundbreaking programs to help homeless women and their children rebuild their lives. You can help WIN by contributing any amount to their cause at http://winnyc.org/brazilianevent/

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Picnic and bate-papo at Central Park

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