When most of us think of Samba, we probably think of Carnival in Rio. Originated by African people living in Brazil, Samba music and dancing is a mixture of African and Latin American rhythms.
With its lighthearted and festive style, Samba is now a popular dance performed in all parts of the world. In Brazil, the Samba is usually performed to a moderately slow tempo which contrasts vividly with the spirited version favored in the U.S. The dance has stayed popular over time and still ranks high among social and competitive dancers.
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Why Take Samba Lessons?
- It is great aerobic exercise, which leads to better heart health and more energy
- Samba can help improve your posture
- In addition to physical exercise, dancing has been shown to be a great workout for your brain
- Dancing is a known stress reliever
Take a look at some Fred Astaire students doing the Samba:
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Whether you’re a beginner or getting back into dancing after time off, you’ll love learning to Samba at Fred Astaire of Raleigh! Schedule your first lesson by calling us at (919) 872-0111 or filling out the contact form below. (New to Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Raleigh? Take advantage of our new student special!)