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Our meetup will bring together expat Brazilian, as well as those with a genuine love for Brazilian culture. Our members will be introduced to all aspects of Brazilian culture through dance, music, capoeira classes and performances, cultural trips to showcase Brazilian culture, and Portuguese classes.

Upcoming events (5+)

Beginner samba class with Danielle Lima

Djoniba Dance

$18.00

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.

Brazilian dance class with Quenia Ribeiro

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Ailey Studios

$16.50

Quenia Ribeiro teaches a regular Brazilian dance class incorporating samba from Rio and Bahia, Afoxe, Xaxado, Maculele and Orixa dance. It is a mixed level class for people on all levels. Please come dressed in dance clothing for her class. Cost is For more information about Quenia, please check out her website http://www.sambany.com/?lg=en

Brazilian dance class with Quenia Ribeiro

Alvin Ailey Dance Center

$16.50

Quenia Ribeiro teaches a weekly Brazilian dance incorporating samba dance from Rio and Bahia, Afoxe, Xaxado, Maculele and Orixa dances. Cost is $16.50 Please bring dance clothing for the dance class with Quenia. Please do not wear jeans in the class because you will have a real work out with Quenia. Please visit http://www.alvinailey.org/aileyextension/faculty/quenia-ribeiro to see the bio for Quenia

Beginner samba class with Danielle Lima

Djoniba Dance

$18.00

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.

Past events (1,378)

Brazilian dance class with Quenia Ribeiro

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Ailey Studios

$16.50

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