Curious about Brazilian Dance and Drumming? 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. 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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WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE

TUESDAY

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

Price: 4-dance class package-$90.00; Monthly Community Membership for Unlimited Dance Classes-$160.00; Dance class drop-in-$25.00 (can pay via Venmo/PayPal at class); $99.00 summer special for new students (unlimited monthly dance classes)

Purchase individual classes, packages, and/or membership in advance on Vagaro. $25.00 Drop-in day of class via PayPal/Venmo is also welcome!

TUESDAY 

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

Price: 4-dance class package-$90.00; Monthly Community Membership for Unlimited Dance Classes-$160.00; Dance class drop-in-$25.00 (can pay via Venmo/PayPal at class); $99.00 summer special for new students (unlimited monthly dance classes)

Purchase individual class, packages and/or membership in advance on Vagaro. $25.00 Drop-in day of class via PayPal/Venmo also welcome!

THURSDAY

All Level Outdoor Brazilian Dance Class

Class time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

What to expect: In this class, you will learn different Brazilian dances such as Roots of Samba and Brazilian and African dances of the diaspora. We will focus on speed, endurance, and choreography. We will start with a warm-up and work on cardio, strength, endurance, and choreography. 

Location: Outdoor class, REI by the river, 1416 Platte St., Denver, CO 80202

Price: 4-dance class package-$90.00; Monthly Community Membership for Unlimited Dance Classes-$160.00; Dance class drop-in-$25.00 (can pay via Venmo/PayPal at class); $99.00 summer special for new students (unlimited monthly dance classes)

Purchase individual class, packages and/or membership in advance on Vagaro. $25.00 Drop-in day of class via PayPal/Venmo also welcome!

SATURDAY

All Level 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!

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

Dates: Saturday, June 18, 25 & July 2, 9.

Class Time: 1:00pm-2:15pm (new time!)

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. 

Price: Brazilian Drumming full 4-week series-$90.00; drum class drop-in-$25.00 (can pay via Venmo/PayPal at class).

Purchase individual classes and/or 4-week series in advance on Vagaro. $25.00 Drop-in day of class via PayPal/Venmo also welcome!

Price

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.

First time attending a class?

Complete our Liability Form in advance to save time and bring it with you to class or email to info@sambacolorado.com.

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