Limited Special Workshops w/ Samba Master Alvaro Reys!
Oct 7 2:30-4pm Basics- Building a Foundation
Oct 8 2:30-4pm Samba & Embelishment
Oct 22 4-5:30pm Choreography & more
**Participation in all 3 workshops highly reccomended but not required**
$60 for all 3 workshops $35 each
(call 510.528.1958 to pre-register)
About Alvaro Reys:
Dancer, director, choreographer and teacher with 30 years of experience in Brazilian and Ballroom dances. Winning coach of season 5 of Brazil's national TV program «Dança dos Famosos» (Dancing with the Stars). Owner and director of the prestigious «Alvaro's Dance Academia» (founded 2005) which has trained/graduated many of Rio's top samba dancers. Co-founder of the social dance project for underserved kids & teens «Alvinhos Dance». Brazil Camp favorite. Inumerous performances, choreographies, workshops and artists molded throughout Brazil and internationally. One of the most beloved teachers in all of Rio.
Adjust your body's possibilities within ones limits in accordance with what the teacher is asking for in each class. Learn & re-learn to move our bodies with dance. Recognize the possibility of action (dance) as a resource for a better quality of life. Invest in discovering personal possibilities of rythmic movement to dance at different times in your life.
Class Content (Samba no Pé):
-master slow-fast samba rythms
-moving in space with samba
-corporal lines: elongated, bends, curves