Afro-Brazilian DanceThu 6:30-7:30pm & Sat 2:30-3:30 pm
Afro- Brazilian Dance w/ Flavia from Brazil
Saturdays 2:30-3:30 pm
10 classes for $150 or Drop in $18
About Afro-Brazilian dance: Afro-Brazilian dance is composed of a group of different dances and dramatizations, which present in common the African black root. It was created in Brazil in many regions at different times. The heritage gained new meanings and expressions and was mixed with the dances and the indigenous customs of Brazilian lands. Afro Brazilian dance is characterized by the spontaneity the practitioner experiences through commitment in feeling movement.
What are the benefits of doing Afro Dance?
Differential physical exercise, anti-stress therapy, combat shyness, slimming, accelerates metabolism, helps to combat depression, elevates high self-esteem, exercises body and mind, improves motor coordination. In this cultural exercise, you will begin to learn Afro dance and its variants. It is a unique opportunity to accompany the history of Brazilian culture and also to experience joy.
About Flavia do Nascimento
Flavia was born in Belo Horizonte, in Minas Gerais, Flavia has 15 years of dance experience and participates in dance workshops offered in events such as FIT: Festivas de Arte Negra (Black Arts Festival) as well as in the Cultural Centers where she lives. In these workshops, Flavia has taken instruction from well-known dance instructors such as Marlene Silva, Evandro Passos and a very important African dancer, Germanie Acrogry. Nascimento was a part of the Cultural Center Tambolelê where she practiced Afro-dance and Samba, with the instructor Jussara Ferreira five years.