Fall Samba Course

This course can no longer be booked.

An all-levels samba course consisting of both in-person class and asynchronous assignments

  • Ended
  • 150 US dollars
  • Texas Avenue

Service Description

Scheduled on select Wednesdays 645p-8p in October and November ***10 student MAXIMUM*** We will explore samba history, culture, music, and a bit of language along with the movements of samba and a few other Afro Brazilian dances! There will be some light asynchronous "homework" in the form of videos to watch and movement activities. Afro-diasporic dance is a part of life, rather than a thing we put in its own little box! Engagement outside of class time is meant to teach students how to incorporate dance into their lifestyles <3 Class 1 | October 12 | What is Samba? | We will get acquainted with the history, sounds, and movements of Afro Brazilian music and dance. Class 2 | October 19 | Samba Roots: Samba de Roda and Ancestralidade (Ancestrality) Class 3 | October 29 | Samba and Resistance: The Activism of Blocos Afros Class 4 | November 2 | Samba in Motion: Rio-Style Samba and Carnaval Class 5 | November 9 | Samba as Expression | Surprise ;) Students Get: ~5 Small Group Class Sessions, Personalized Attention ~Free Access to company Afro-Latin music and dance library Oct 1, 2022 - Nov 9, 2022 (3-day book, skirt, and instrument rentals*, digital access to music and video files) ~1 private feedback session between Oct 1, 2022 - Nov 9, 2022 We Get: ~To share our immense love for these arts with you and build our samba community! ~The chance to dance and play music with all your diverse and beautiful bodies! Class Policies *Damage Policy: Light damage: Student is responsible for sewing/repairing any rips/tears. Heavy damage or late item return: student will pay for item replacement. **Mask if you're sick, please! Virtual attendance in case of COVID/emergencies is available, but this class is designed for in-person interaction. ***This is one accumulative course, not a set of drop-in classes. Students are responsible for checking in with the instructor and/or classmates to review if any classes are missed. ****Sorry, no refunds. Please be sure of your participation in the course when you sign up :) *****If the flooding this summer or hard times are keeping you from taking the class, shoot us a message with what's going on BEFORE signing up! We want to dance with you!


Cancellation Policy

To get a refund, contact us within 24 hours of the booking.


Contact Details

  • 3636 Texas Avenue, St. Louis, MO, USA

    Book.amara.arts@gmail.com