- Crash course in Brazil’s favourite dance
- Learn all the basics in just one short practical lesson
Samba is a symbol of Brazilian national identity. Originating in Africa, it is now world-famous thanks in no small part to Carnival, and if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to samba, now’s your chance with this exciting Rio de Janeiro gift experience. A 60-minute professional lesson that’s 10% theory, 90% practical, will teach you all the basic moves you need to fit into Rio’s electric nightlife scene, whether you want to know how to dance samba solo (samba no pé) or with a partner (Samba de Gafieira).
Hosted in a studio in the trendy Copacabana district, the lesson also includes teachings on how samba fits into Brazil’s cultural history, and what types of music and dance are popular in Rio right now. Even if you’ve never had a single dance lesson before, you’ll come away feeling the rhythm and ready to hit the clubs. It’s one of our top gift experiences in Brazil and sure to be one of the most memorable occasions of your stay.