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Queen St Mall Demonstrations | 2 April

On Saturday 2 April, Rio Rhythmics will be doing demonstrations at the main stage of Queen St Mall, just outside Myer. Drop by and chat to our friendly students and instructors. Sign up to receive valuable insights into Latin dance and receive a FREE double pass to our iconic Latin Mix party. Demonstrations are at 12…

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Easter Parties | Saturday 26 March

This Easter, you can keep your hat on when you come to either our Tango Practica or Latin Mix. With prizes for the LOUDEST male and female hat, we look forward to seeing some crazy creations. Tango Practica starts from 5pm and includes free entry to Latin Mix which starts straight afterwards, from 7pm.

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Block B Special | Term 1 from 22 February

We are currently enrolling for Block B of Term 1 and we have an exciting opportunity for all new Latin Dance Starters wanting to boost their learning so that they can progress to Foundation 2 in Term 2. To our standard 6wk Latin Dance Starter course, we have added a 90 min Bootcamp PLUS a…

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Latin Dance Open Day | Sunday 21 February

We are looking forward to our first Latin Dance Open Day for 2016, this Sunday 21 February from 10am to 2pm. Join us for and take our classes for a test drive. Try out different styles like Tango, Salsa or Samba – or even our Latin Mix, the basis of our unique 6wk Latin Dance…

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Queen St Mall Demonstrations Friday 19 February

If you’re in the CBD this Friday night, 19 February then make sure you catch our demonstrations at the Queen St Mall main stage, outside Myers. Instructors Bruno, Elise, Pablo and Rebekah will be demonstrating various dance styles ahead of our Latin Dance Open Day this Sunday 21 February; 10am – 2pm. Friday show times…

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Samba flashmob at Woodford Folk Festival 2015

What we enjoy the most is getting people to dance when they least expect it! And that’s exactly what happened when we staged a Samba Flashmob at Woodford Folk Festival’s Folklorica venue. “The unfamiliar evocative percussive rhythms of Brazil delighted and amazed the hundreds of festival patrons present in the Folklorica Tent at this year’s…

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Confessions of a Tango Addict

Arthur Athanassiou may not need much introduction! He started dancing at Rio Rhythmics 18 years ago and went from enthusiastic student to much loved teacher. He now lives in Sydney, but we were so delighted to run into him at the Woodford Folk Festival in December last year. After all this time he says his “light…

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Our team at Sydney Latin Festival

“Chookas!!! ” Such a weird term but it’s theatrical slang for “Good luck and break a leg”! Anyway, we will be thinking of our Student team and instructors Bruno Ferreira and Elise Azar performing and teaching over this weekend at Sydney Latin Festival.

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Aussie Friday Baile 22 January

What better way to celebrate Australia’s multiculturalism than come to a Latin dance party and get your “Aussie” on! Prizes for best dressed male and female – dress in red, white and blue, green and gold. Come as a boxing kangaroo or your favourite sporting hero. Budgie smugglers not allowed!! Friday 22 January 2016  from…

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Boundary St Carnaval Parade & Party

Experience Brazil right here in the heart of West End! 2016 is our 20th Anniversary and it will be our biggest parade yet starting from Vulture St at 6:30pm, Saturday 6 February. Over 150 performers and musicians will take over Boundary St and surprise the public en route to the Boundary St Markets’ Motor Room.…

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