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Sunshine Coast Latin Festival | Thank you!

Rio Rhythmics instructors Rafael Pitarello and Juliana Lima and our Student Team performed at the inaugural Sunshine Coast Latin Dance Festival on the weekend. The event showcases some of Australia’s top performers and the growing Latin dance scene on the Sunshine Coast. We were particularly thrilled to be involved as the event featured a charity Gala…

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Dance magic moments

The most magical dancing moments are just that – moments.  They are instant, unique and un-repeatable – like a picture that vanishes after the last touch of the brush on the canvas. The true joy of dancing is in the pleasure of these moments – which have very little to do with knowing the latest…

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Which Samba is what and where do you dance it?

Samba is a dance style that so many people envisage as being out of reach. The images of Carnaval with ladies dancing in tiny bikinis and guys moving their feet at super human speed make people think “Surely you have to be Brazilian to do it?”. Samba is something you have to DARE to do.…

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Malandro Samba Workshops 3 & 10 June 2017

Oi Galera! Hey Guys! Here is a workshop especially for men! The ‘Malandro’ character is translated as a ‘bludger’. Someone with bravado, street credibility and swagger. In Brazil it is most famous within Samba culture, but in fact the archetype appears in many Latin cultures and dance such as Cuban Salsa and even Tango. Over…

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