(UPDATED September 11, 2014)
THURSDAYS (Mark Morris Dance Group)
Open level Samba and Brazilian Fusion
6:30 - 7:30 pm ($14)
3 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Trains: G to Fulton Street, C to Lafayette Ave
ABOUT THE CLASSES
Join a fun class in a supportive environment and work up a sweat while you learn the basic steps of "samba no pé", Rio style samba. The class also incorporates Afro Brazilian, axe, and afoxé movements. This class is intended to take the mystery out of the basic samba, increase students' body awareness and improve body movement.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Leticia has been teaching samba in NYC since 2006. She is an American Aerobics and Fitness Association (AFAA) certified Group Exercise Instructor, is certified in the Dulaine Method, and is a teaching artist for American Ballroom Theatre's Dancing Classrooms program in NYC's public schools.
Leticia has performed with various Brazilian dance groups including Silvana Magda's Viva Brazil Dancers and Samba Nation Productions, and at venues including S.O.B.'s, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and Celebrate Brooklyn. She has also appeared on several television programs performing samba, including TLC's Four Weddings and Bravo's Million-Dollar Listing New York.