Samba Dance and Drum Class

What to expect
  • Learn the fundamentals of authentic Caribbean and Latin sambas
  • Master your moves to reggae and funk, and discover lesser known Carnaval dance styles
  • Build your stamina, improve your body control, and expand your flexibility
  • Dance in real Carnaval celebrations around the Bay Area
Carnaval is now a year round celebration! Get into the hip shaking groove with a soulful samba. You’ll learn different variations of samba, like reggae, funk, and various Latin and Caribbean Carnaval dances. Through these dances, you’ll pick up movement and technique, build your physical stamina and body control, and improve your flexibility. Live drummers will be there to accompany you, getting your energy pumping and giving the whole class an authentic, celebratory flair. This class even gives you the chance to take your new moves to the streets, where they belong. You’ll be able to dance in all kinds of community events, like 201 San Francisco Carnaval, Oakland Carnaval Family Day, and San Diego Brasilian Day.
Key Highlights
Price $13.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 2 positive reviews
Theo Aytchan Williams is the Artistic Director of SambaFunk! “Carnaval Explosion” and founding member of the Funkquarians. Theo became King of Carnaval in 2001. Since then, he has played an active role in the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area Cultural Arts Community.
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