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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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Cuban Salsa and Bachata Workshops | El Moro 9 April

Brisbane, if you LOVE Cuban Salsa then these workshops are not to be missed. Born in Havana, Airagdin Pavon More; aka ‘El Moro’, trained at Academia Nacional de Narisco Medina. After working with many prestigious dance companies in Cuba, his first position as a soloist and choreographer was with “Havana Nights”, one of the largest independently…

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Term 2 Timetable OUT NOW

Starting 3 April, Term 2 is set to kick off the Winter season. Bring on the cooler weather! This Sunday 26 March we are showcasing all our Starter courses at our free Latin Dance Open day from 10am – 2pm. Come and try our courses and you could be dancing with us in Term 2.…

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Block B Timetable OUT NOW

We are going crazy for Cuba this term with our Cuban Salsa Taster this Saturday 4 February from 5pm – and now an early bird Enrolment Week prize. Enrol for Block B before 12 February for your chance to WIN a double pass to Omar Sosa Quarteto Afro Cubano. We are looking forward to our…

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Be present in the moment

Jess’s dance story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members. Is dance something you’ve always wanted to do? Dance is always something that I’ve wanted to do but felt that I would be too shy, awkward…

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Cuban Salsa Taster | 4 February

Funky, flirtatious, smooth. Get a fresh start on 2017 and connect with Cuban Salsa. Cuban SalsaTaster is a FREE 1 hour introduction to this grounding, fluid, exciting dance style. Our classes are taught with 2 instructors (male and female). No partner or previous dance experience required. Feel at ease with our friendly student supporters assisting…

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Term 1 2017 | 9 January

Rio Rhythmics is now closed for the Christmas season and are looking forward to sharing a sizzling New Year of dancing with you when classes resume from Monday 9 January. Our full range of Starter courses are available, including Tango Starter, Samba Starter, Cuban Salsa Starter and our unique Latin Dance Starter where you can…

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Queen St Mall | Saturday 14 January

Looking for inspiration for your New Year Year’s resolutions? Drop by the main stage at Queen St Mall, Saturday 14 January from 2pm and watch some dance demonstrations. After the show, chat to our friendly Rio team about you could kick start your year with dance. Term 1 starts 9 January and enrolments for Starter courses…

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Rio Rhythmics Open House 2017

If you are an experienced dancer who maybe hasn’t been to class in a while, then Rio Rhythmic’s Open House is for you. Get your groove back and access as many classes as you like in the first week of Term 1 which starts 9 January 2017. To get your pass and for more information…

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