Creating community through dance.

Rio Rhythmic’s “Tell your dance story” project aims to highlight the accomplishments, transformations and achievements of members in our community. Mary’s dance story Nothing in my previous dance journey compares to the amazing connections I’ve made with people through partnered Latin dancing. I came along to Rio because a work friend joined up, without knowing…

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Move beyond the day-to-day and dance!

Rio Rhythmic’s “Tell your dance story” project aims to highlight the accomplishments, transformations and achievements of members in our community. John’s dance story John, what first brought you to dancing?  I was on a semester exchange in Chile when a friend dragged me along to a salsa class in the middle of Santiago. Initially I was…

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Finding a common ground through dance.

Rio Rhythmic’s “Tell your dance story” project aims to highlight the accomplishments, transformations and achievements of members in our community. Ben and Scarlett’s Story Ben and Scarlett what first brought you to dancing? I(Ben) have always wanted to do Latin dancing for years however never had the opportunity to do so.  Scarlett my daughter was doing…

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Connecting people to culture.

Rio Rhythmic’s “Tell your dance story” project aims to highlight the accomplishments, transformations and achievements of members in our community. Ana’s dance story Ana, you are Brazilian so I imagine you weren’t new to dance when you came to Rio Rhythmics.  – what first brought you to Rio Rhythmics? When I used to go out social dancing,…

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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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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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