Samba de Gafieira & Bolero Focus Courses 1, 2 & 3
Our Focus Samba de Gafieira & Bolero Focus Course stream is designed especially for dancers who love the popular and captivating Samba de Gafieira and the elegant ease of Bolero dance – and who are keen to develop their expertise in them! Samba de Gafieira is originally from Rio de Janeiro and is a captivating, vibrant, energetic and unique Brazilian dance. Bolero is a beautiful Brazilian dance style danced to romantic slow songs, it is elegant, smooth and requires great floor craft.
Focus 1 works at an intermediate level with both these dance styles following on from the basics learned in Foundation 2 & 3. It covers essential movements and works in more depth on style, technique, floor craft, leading and following through new movements.
Focus 2 is an upper intermediate course where you will learn new footwork and movement involving faster and more complex variations are added, with an emphasis on improving authentic style and ability to dance to faster music. You will generally spend 3 to 4 terms at this level before moving into Focus 3.
Focus 3 is our advanced course and follows an ever-evolving program. This course takes you to a whole new level in your dance. Learn the difference between the more classic styles of Samba de Gafieira covered in earlier courses and the funkier more modern elements, which have been introduced in more recent years to Samba de Gafieira in Brazil. There is no limit to what you can learn in these styles.