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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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Be present in the moment

Jess’s dance story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members. Is dance something you’ve always wanted to do? Dance is always something that I’ve wanted to do but felt that I would be too shy, awkward…

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Getting ready for Cuba!

Patrick and Jairo’s dance stories In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members.   Tell us a little about your background – have you ever danced before? Patrick: My family background is Central American so I’ve been…

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The freedom dancing can bring

Adrianna’s dance story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members. I have danced throughout my whole life and I have been lucky enough that my family have always surrounded us with music. My mum made sure…

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Experience the joy of dance

Pierina’s Dance Story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members. What first brought you to the dance floor? I first was attracted to Rio Rhythmics after taking Zumba classes for about six months.  My Zumba instructors…

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Dance classes for the whole family.

The Evans Family’s Dance Story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members.   After enjoying a few ballroom classes on a cruise, we thought we would see if we could find a dance form we could all…

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Dance away the stress and feel more confident.

Samantha’s Dance Story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members.   What first brought you to the dance floor? I have always wanted to learn Latin dance. The right moment came along when a friend suggested…

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What Latin dancing taught me.

Linda’s dance story In 2016 we started a project called “Tell Your Dance Story” to share just some of the transformations, achievements and accomplishments of our Rio Rhythmics members.   Once upon a time in 2002, a doctor asked me, “Why don’t you try partner dancing?” I’d just started my little public relations business and…

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Stop doing steps and start dancing

This gorgeous picture was taken at the Rio Rhythmics 2016 Ball and it beautifully captures this amazing couple who have been part of the Rio Rhythmics community since 1997! Jennifer started dance classes as a reward after an intense year of work and study. Her “aha!” moment came on the dance floor when she danced…

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