Helsinki Samba Carnival invites Australian Samba judge

I have a confession. As well as being a Samba-holic, I also have a lifelong passion for all things Scandinavian. So imagine my squeals of delight when I was invited to be an international judge for Helsinki’s Samba Carnaval 2017! Just how serious are these Finns about Samba? Well consider this. Out of a population…

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STARTER COURSES & INTRO LESSON

Learn about our Starter courses, pricing and introductory offer and book to join our community and be part of one of the best Academies in Australia. Everyone is welcome, and everyone CAN dance! Starter Course Timetable Starter Course Detail & Booking Your Intro Offers FOR NEW DANCERS Free with Latin Dance Starter 14 day free…

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Term 3 Timetable OUT NOW

Starting 3 July, Term 3 is set to inspire! For our current members we offer our full range of progressive dance courses as well as looking forward to some special additions including short courses in Social Bachata course, Salsa Technique & Suelta, Men’s Latin Club with a Suelta flavour, a Samba De Gafieira Workshop Series ……

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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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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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