For almost 15 years, Rio Rhythmics have been supporting ASCEP, a creche for children with mental and physical disabilities in Goiânia; Brazil. In July 2015, our directors Jada and Tarcisio visited the creche and were thrilled to see the development in the centre. Jada reported that “The Government is behind in payments to ASCEP; for…Details
Ever wondered what it would be like at the epicentre of a Brazilian Carnaval parade? Be part of a drumming crew that drives the rhythm and produces the energy that drives the dancers crazy! Rio Rhythmics is proud to be co-hosting a 10 week Carnaval percussion course with Lucas Tambelli from Brisbane’s up and coming Brazilian…Details
“Rio Rhythmics started me back on my dancing journey after many years and I’ll be forever grateful to everyone there for giving me the confidence to reconnect with my passion. It really did make a big difference to my life.” Zuleika Henderson In 2011 Zuleika started dancing Salsa Rueda at Rio Rhythmics, driving 90min just to…Details
Rio Rhythmics Director, Jada de Goey Teatini-Climaco has once again been invited to be on the assessment panel for QUT’s dance subject “Latin Dance Party” which covers Salsa Rueda, Bossa Nova and Merengue. The subject was created by former Rio Rhythmics instructor, Rachel Pedro, who is now a lecturer in Dance Theory at QUT.
Closing the week long celebrations in West End, Fiesta Latina celebrates Halloween – Latin style. Known as “Day of the Dead” this community event is hosted by LACA, Latin American Community Association QLD. Closing Russell St in West End, festivities will include food, music, dance and LLamas!! Rio Rhythmics will be a part of the…Details
Starting at the top of Boundary, Kurilpa Derby is a crazy cavalcade of West Enders riding in all manner of bikes, scooters, street cars, bath tubs and anything else with wheels. Hosted by WECA (West End Community Association), the event has a fantastic community spirit which we love to support. ‘Rio Rhythmics percussionists and dancers…Details
Our new term is underway and we are accepting enrolments until week 3! No partner or experience required. With our full range of 12 wk Starter and 6wk Latin Dance Starter or Cuban Salsa Starter, there is something for everyone. Click here for our current timetable.
We are thrilled to be welcoming Rebekah Butt to our Teaching Team. Rebekah is a total creative! Musician, dancer, choreographer and interior designer. She was introduced to Latin dance at Rio Rhythmics in 2007 and since then her dance journey has taken her to Brazil and back and even onto the Ballroom dance floor as…Details
Love is in the air! Its Spring! And there’s no better reason to take the plunge and start dancing. Take advantage of our Enrolment Week promotion – enrol for Term 4 between 21-27 September for your chance to WIN tickets for TWO to Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom at QPAC on 15 Oct. Click here for…Details
Just in time for Summer, step up to the challenge of a 6 wk Samba choreography course with Cathy Barker. Suitable for intermediate dancers this choreography will be performed at White Magic and feature in our Carnaval celebrations in February 2016. For more information click here