Curious about Brazilian Dance and Music? Take a class!

Join us for weekly community classes to experience the exhilarating and healing art of Samba, African Brazilian Dance, and Drumming. Classes are taught by our Founder and Artistic Director and guest teachers from the company. Classes are open to all levels of experience, beginners are welcome, and we are a proud ally of LGBTQ and BIPOC. This is a safe space to make art.

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All Level Samba

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

What to expect: In this class you will learn different Brazilian samba dances such as Samba no pé, Roots of Samba, and Carnival Dances. You will also get an introduction to Portuguese samba vocabulary and cultural elements of samba. We will focus on speed, endurance, and choreography. 

Location: Denver Dance Center: 2496 W 2nd Ave Unit 3, Denver, CO 80223

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All Level African Brazilian Dance with Live Drumming

Class time: 7:00pm-8:15pm

What to expect: In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of Brazilian and African dances of the diaspora including folkloric, Orixá and Silvestre-inspired dance. We will start with a warm-up and work on cardio, strength, endurance, and choreography. Please tip your musicians. 

Location: Denver Dance Center: 2496 W 2nd Ave Unit 3, Denver, CO 80223

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Brazilian Drumming

Special Note: we offer pop-up drumming classes throughout the Denver Metro and Boulder area, so the location may change month to month. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for class updates and announcements!

Class Time: 3:30pm-4:45pm

What to expect: Interested in learning, playing, and performing Brazilian percussion techniques? You can start learning instrumentation, musicality, and percussion styles inspired by the music of Brazil.  Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary. This class is taught by Michael Paff who has studied and played in Bahia, Brazil, and has experienced the next-level revelry of these styles. 

Pop-up OUTDOOR location for April and May 2022: La Raza Park, 1501 W 38th Ave, Denver, CO  80211

Dates: Saturday, April 23rd, April 30th, May 7, and *Sunday, May 15

*Sunday, May 15 will be at Alexa’s Dance Factory, 3911 Norwood Dr. Unit D, Littleton, CO from 1:00pm-2:30 pm to rehearse with Samba Colorado dancers. 

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How to purchase classes

We offer many ways to pay for classes:

Samba Colorado is a locally-owned small business. We do not offer cancellation refunds, exchanges, or credits at this time.

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