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Brazilian Rhythm and Dance

Join Claudia Lyra (Nos de Chita) and Renata Secco as they teach the infectious Brazilian rhythms and dances of Jongo and Samba de Roda.

Jongo is a  traditional dance and musical genre of Brazil which originated in the coffee fields of São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro.

Samba de Roda is a traditional Afro-Brazilian dance performed originally as informal fun after a Candomble ceremony. It appeared in the state of Bahia, during the 17th century.

Percussion Class: 1pm - 2pm - $10
Claudia will teach the rhythms on traditional percussion instruments.

Dance Class: 2pm - 4pm - $30
Claudia and Renata will teach the traditional dances that accompany the rhythms. Drummers are encouraged to stay and play as the teachers engage the students in the techniques and movements. 

Later Event: January 4
Argentine Tango