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SAMBA

Sometimes called the South American Waltz, the Samba pulsates to a unique Latin rhythm.

Walking steps and side steps are the basic components of Samba. The major characteristic of the Samba is the vertical bounce action. Steps are taken using the ball of the foot. Knee action, along with body sway and “pendulum motion” in the accomplished dancer, is made to look effortless and carefree.


Samba improves the flexibility of the body and helps achieve easy movement and lightness. The Samba rolling action teaches the body to be supple. To move lightly, quickly and smoothly without effort takes study but only at the start. Although considered a good exercise, Samba should be danced smoothly and in a relaxed manner, giving the appearance of effortlessness.

WHY LEARN THE SAMBA?

  • You will be taking over by the infectious Brazilian beat. Samba music is know for its driving pulse that you won’t be able to resist dancing to


  • You will learn to channel your energy through your body and across the dance floor


  • The Samba is a popular social dance that is a staple of the Ballroom dance scene