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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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Term 1 2016 starts Monday 11 January

Start 2016 with your best foot forward dancing your way into the new year! Term 1 kicks of on Monday 11 January with a range the full range of both 6wk courses and 12wk courses available. New in Term 1 you will find our brand new Wedding Course, a new Samba no Pé venue on Tuesday…

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Hours over Christmas & New Years

We are wishing everyone a joyous and save Christmas and New Years this Holiday Season. Rio Rhythmics will be closed from Thursday 24 December through until 1 January. We re-open on Saturday 2 January from 2pm with our first party back that night. Latin Mix 2 January 7pm Introductory lesson 8:30pm till late social dancing.…

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Wedding Dance | 6 wk Short Course 16 January 2016

Weeks of planning, late night discussions and then finally your moment arrives. You step onto the dance floor and look at your partner. Are you dance ready? When its all boiled down, dancing is as simple as walking. This 6 wk course will teach you the basics of leading and following, show you simple presentation…

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