• Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: We have a new venue! Millers Yard. Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class, 30 minutes dance practice followed by social drinks in the next door pub beer garden. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: £2 Suggested voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: We have a new venue! Millers Yard. Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class, 30 minutes dance practice followed by social drinks in the next door pub beer garden. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: £2 Suggested voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

  • Outdoor Brazilian Forró Dance in York

    Rowntree Park

    We are dancing in the park south end (near the Millennium bridge) from 15:30 until 19:00 or until the speaker battery goes flat. Then, we shall head for drinks! Bring your own drinks and some food/fruit or snacks to share and lets make a dancing picnic while we enjoy the sunny day dancing. Bring a spare speaker if you have one.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: We have a new venue! Millers Yard. Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class, 30 minutes dance practice followed by social drinks in the next door pub beer garden. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: £2 Suggested voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: We have a new venue! Millers Yard. Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class, 30 minutes dance practice followed by social drinks in the next door pub beer garden. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: £2 Suggested voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: We have a new venue! Millers Yard. Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class, 30 minutes dance practice followed by social drinks in the next door pub beer garden. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: £2 Suggested voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Millers Yard

    IMPORTANT: New class location this week. We have a beautiful studio at: Millers Yard 2 & 4 Millers Yard Gillygate York YO31 7EB Parking: There is limited free parking available at the venue with access through Gillygate main entrance. _______________________________ Cost: Suggested £2 voluntary contribution. _______________________________ During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ Cost: Suggested £2 voluntary contribution. _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Millers Yard studio. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Classes in York

    Las Iguanas York

    During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ Cost: Free! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Las Iguanas top floor. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Class in York

    Las Iguanas York

    (News!) Let's explore Forró in pop music after the class this Thursday during our dance practice. Post your favorite pop song and we will have some fun exploring the possibilities that Forró brings to it. During our regular lesson: Expect to learn the basic steps followed by additional concepts and sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by dance practice. Example of possible content and concepts to explore: - Warm up - Base step 1 - Base step 2 - Simple turn - Turn variations - Multiple turns - Cross arms variations - Xote step - Baião step - Arrasta Pé steps - Musicality - Connection - Resistance - Tension - Balance - Walking - and more, much more! _______________________________ Cost: Free! _______________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. _______________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. _______________________________ Where to go? Las Iguanas top floor. _______________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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  • Brazilian Forró Dance Class in York

    Las Iguanas York

    Expect to learn the basic steps and additional sequences in a friendly environment. 1 hour class followed by social dancing. ______________________________________________________ Cost: Free! ______________________________________________________ What to bring? Just yourself. :) - no partner required. ______________________________________________________ What to wear? Comfortable clothes. Forró is an informal dance and usually people dance in flat shoes. ______________________________________________________ Where to go? Las Iguanas top floor. ______________________________________________________ About Forró: Forró is a music style and partner dance originated in the Northeast of Brazil that has spread to all over Europe, with over 60 festivals the Forró community is well-established and further expanding. Forró is much more than just a close dance, it is about creative expression and interpersonal communication. In the UK, you can already find Forró classes and social evenings in London, Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Join us now in York and spread the joy of Forró. The music: Forró music traditionally consists of three instruments: the accordion (sanfona), the drum or zabumba and the triangle. The songs include rhythms such as Baião, Xaxado, Arrasta Pé, Xote. The dance: Forró is a partner dance where couples dance closely together. Traditionally the dance would be danced without many variations. However, in the early 2000's the dance spread in the universities of Brazil and since then influences and movements are continuously introduced.

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