The First Performance: A Shy Dancer’s Story – Chapter 2

THE FIRST PERFORMANCE: A SHY DANCER’S STORY This shy little dancer arrived at her first zouk choreography training session on a Saturday afternoon. Rio Rhythmics’ Brazilian dance instructors, Juliana and Rafael, started with a warm-up routine. The shy little dancer warmed up beautifully. “Now,” she decided, “I’m ready.” And then this happened… Juliana and Rafael…

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Linda | Tell your dance story

The First Performance: A Shy Dancer’s Story

THE FIRST PERFORMANCE: A SHY DANCER’S STORY This shy little dancer has been dancing for fifteen years. In all that time, she has plotted and schemed and carefully managed to side-step cameras or any kind of dance-attention. One day (a peculiar day when the wind was blowing in the wrong direction and the stars were…

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Rio Rhythmics Latin Dance Academy Instructors & Staff 2018

The importance of learning from many role models

TRANSCRIPT Hi, we’re going to talk about how important it is for you to have different role models for you to become a good dancer. My name is Tarcisio, I’m from Rio Rhythmics Latin Dance Academy, improving lives through Latin Dance, culture & community. Like in life we don’t have one role model only, we…

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The #1 reason people start Latin dance is FUN!

Did you know that FUN is the #1 reason people start dancing? It may be surprising, or it may make complete sense to you, the number one reason people start social Latin dance with us is for FUN. Yep, though there are other things like “to meet new people”, “adventure”, “central location”, “my friend recommended…

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Adult Social Latin Dance – Couple on the dancefloor

A healthy way to meet people

Social partner dance, a healthy way to meet new friends and, just maybe, even that someone special! Do you remember ‘Country Dances? Maybe not personally but we have all heard about them, maybe your Mum and Dad or Gran and Grandpa met at one?! Tarcisio met a couple recently at a kids Birthday party (with…

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Let’s talk about style!

Today, Tarcisio said to me, lets talk about style! I said, ok, your’s or mine? Haha, kidding… Let’s talk about style when it comes to a cultural dance, specifically social Latin dance. People sometimes think that style is the way a dance style looks, Salsa looks this way, Zouk Lambada looks that way, Bachata looks…

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What is being ‘dance fit’? And why is it important?

Trust me when I say, fitness could be the key you are missing in your dancing. Sometimes people wonder why they have a challenge when they start to dance something faster and they get a bit lost. When dancing Samba de Gafieira at the parties the songs can feel really fast, in Zouk Lambada people…

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