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#Sambday at home

Due to COVID-19 precaution measures, The Dance Centre is closed and might not re-open next week.

I will be giving individual tasks to my current students and will monitor their progress and video updates online.

If you would like to get a personal training or an online group Samba class, contact me directly on Instagram, Facebook or email:

IG: @vancouvesambaschool
Facebook: Vancouver Samba School
YouTube: VancouverSambaSchool
E-mail: vancouversambaschool@gmail.com

Let’s Samba & let’s unite in the joy of dance!

Yulia

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Online Samba Class | Wed | 5.30 pm

Due to the world’s initiative to keep social distancing and to avoid increasing risks of spreading COVID-19, we have collaborated with Baza Dance Studios to hold BEGINNER SAMBA CLASSES ONLINE for a little while.

Now, anyone can join Beginner Samba no Pé and support the cause, our dance community in Vancouver, Baza Dance and Vancouver Samba School.

https://www.dancehive.app/

All you need to join the class:

• Free space at home

• 50 min of free time to sweat and enjoy

• Water, towel, regular athletic wear (barefoot or shoes)

Let’s Samba together.

Remember, SAMBA UNITES!

P.S. To support the initiative, share the link with friends and family to join online Samba training, Donate or buy gift cards to attend drop-in classes in future.

Together we are stronger!

https://www.dancehive.app/

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Dreaming about Carnival in Brazil… we’ve got you!

While Brazilian Carnival 2020 is just around the corner (Feb 21 -26) we are half way through our classes for our Winter Samba Course.

Have you always wanted to go to Brazilian Carnival and dive into the atmosphere of Samba parade, live batucada music at every corner, stunning beautiful costumes and dance, dance, dance … Samba everywhere you go?

Have you even thought of going to Brazil to parade in the Carnival?

Vancouver Samba School has a little plan for that for 2021.

But for now, we all need to get better in Samba and make it real hot here in classes in Vancouver so we survive Brazilian heat.

Classes:

Monday | Open Level | 8 pm

Monday | Team Practice | 9 pm

Wednesday | Beginner Samba | 6 pm

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No Stress Samba Team Audition

Always wanted to perform and challenge yourself with learning new choreo, gaining new dance skills and contributing to a dance team dynamics? Always wanted to be part of a dance community?

Here is your chance. Your samba chance.

We are calling all interested to join our No Stress Team Audition for 2020 performance season. Explore Brazilian Samba and become a part of our Vancouver Samba Birds team.

Join our class on Monday, January 6, at 8 pm and stay for the the 1st team practice class at 9 pm. And may be you stay for 3/6/12 months?

BONUS: 20 CAD drop-in for 2 hours on January 6 only.

Note: New students only

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New Schedule 2020

Samba Classes in 2020 !!!
New Schedule and Prices are available here: VancouverSambaSchool.com

January 1 – Early Birds for classes and team participation

Don’t think twice.
✅ Samba can become your new passion
✅ Samba can replace your cardio workout
✅ Samba can increase you confidence, self-esteem and mood
✅ Samba can improve your stamina, cardio-vascular health and motivate you to work out and stay healthy in general
✅ Samba is super fun and high energy dance that won’t leave you  unhappy
✅ Samba provides a lot of opportunities for performance and cultural representation
✅ Samba connects you with new people or makes your friendship even more fun by attending classes together
✅ Samba is an art, dance, culture, history, new language, traditions
and so much more to learn .

??? Challenge yourself to improve. ???

Connect via email VancouverSambaSchool@gmail.com
Instagram: @vancouversambaschool
Facebook: @VancouverSambaSchool

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2019 Samba encounters

December 2019 – What a perfect time to put some stats together and to acknowledge all the hard work of teaching and dedication of students and participants.

Vancouver Samba School stats:

est. March 2019

☆ Taught 70 classes of 1, 1.5 & 2 hours
☆ 100 hours of Samba taught to beginners
☆ 6 free for public classes on Robson Square, Art Gallery, Baza Dance 
☆ Participated in Canada Day Parade on Granville Island (organized by Latincouver)
☆ 6 Beginner Challenge performances in major Vancouver events 
☆ Brazilian Day 2019 performer & vendor (organized by the General Consulate of Brazil in Vancouver)
International Samba Congress 2019 Participant
International Samba Day 2019 participants
☆ Participant at Samba Malandro workshop with @AninhaMalandro 
☆ Vancouver Samba Birds Team est. Sept 2019
☆ Launched our website VancouverSambaSchool.com

Thank you all!!

Use hashtags to help promoting our work and watch our progress.
#VancouverSambaSchool #VSS #SambaNoPe #SambaInVancouver #SambaDance #VancouverSamba #SambaTeam #SambaSchool #Samba #SambaClasses #SambaPerformance #SambaBirds #VancouverSambaBirds

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Vancouver Showcase 2019 Samba Performance

November for Vancouver Dance community is the time to showcase your hard work and accomplishments during the year with your students, dance/ performance teams. It is the time to debut your new dance routines, perform with a new team or show your perfected old routine, it’s also time to celebrate a productive year of dancing, creating and building a stronger Dance community.

Vancouver Showcase always brings the best local and international teams and teachers together to enjoy the weekend of dancing, taking workshops and performing.

Get to know our new Vancouver Samba Birds Team on Friday, November 8, at the #VancouverShowcase Welcome Party at Duello. We will perform our new cute routine.
Tickets can be purchased here: SalsaStudio.net

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Intro to Samba

Have you always wanted to include a fun and creative cardio work out into your mix?

Let’s make your Fall a little warmer. Now that the summer is gone we are heating up the dance studios with Brazilian vibes and energy and making you sweat while learning a new and unique dance skill.

Samba is for everyone, so dont be shy to join and get motivated by seeing your progress and having fun in class!

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New Classes has started in September 2019

Welcome to Fall 2019

We have successfully started new season with additional Level 2 class for those who have taken beginner Samba before or have other samba background. These classes run on Mondays from 8 to 9.30 pm at The Dance Centre (4 floor).

Our BEGINNER series has moved to Baza Dance Studios on Wednesdays, 6 to 7 pm. Join the drop-in classes for the basics, tons of footwork and explanation.

Vancouver Samba School is now an official coordinator for the International Samba Day 2019 flashmob, so, we will learn official choreo in both classes and record by December (depends on the progress). Location and dates of filming will be announced later.

Vancouver Samba Birds Team practices will commence on September 20 at Harbour Dance Studios at 7.45 pm. E-mail or message if you are interested to be part of it.

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#BrazilianFair2019 on September 2, 2019

Brazilian Fair 2019 is here!

Organized by The General Consulate of Brazil in Vancouver, this amazing event for all Vancouverites, guests and tourists, families and friends will take place right in Downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver Samba School will be present at the Event as a vendor, performer and part of our multicultural Brazilian community. Yes, we are a multicultural team, but we love Brazil and love Samba. So, we bring its colours, energy and beauty live in Vancouver.

Come on down to Roundhouse Community Centre Plaza (shine) or The Centre itself (rain) on Monday, September 2. This is why we have Long Weekends, right? – to fully enjoy them and “dive into another culture” and “to travel abroad” while in Vancouver.

For information about classes, see us at Vancouver Samba School booth.

NOTE FROM THE CONSULATE OF BRAZIL:
Anunciamos oficialmente a BRAZILIAN FAIR 2019 !!!

Esperamos vê-los no Roundhouse Community Centre (Yaletown), no feriado de Labour Day (2 de setembro), entre 2PM e 6PM.

Por favor, compartilhem com seus contatos. Vamos fazer desse evento uma grande celebração da comunidade brasileira em Vancouver!

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Brazilian Samba Intro is back in Fall 2019

We are back with Beginner Samba Course on September 18, 2019 (Wed)

We have received many requests to continue with Beginner samba sessions and we listened. We are back to teach you the basics, and more than that. We are back together with Baza Dance Studios, one of the top rated, most vibrant and friendly dance studios in the city of Vancouver, offering various Latin and Afro classes.

Classes will run every Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm (isn’t it the best time you could’ve dream about?). Price information will soon posted on Baza website.

P.S. Our Intermediate classes will resume on Monday’s form 8 to 9.30 pm at The Dance Centre

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New Class: Intermediate Samba

We are happy to advance our lessons as our students advance. After 5 months of beginners classes, we are adding the pilot Intermediate Course of Brazilian Samba to see how we can add on to the basics our students have already learned.

New 11 weeks course will be held at our base location on 677 Davie Street, The Dance Centre, on Mondays, 8 – 9.30 pm.

If you already have Samba dance experience or if you have previously taken the Basics of Samba no Pé, don’t be shy to try out the new series to further advance your skills, get more satisfaction of a high speed and challenge dance class.

Price and Schedule is on the website.

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Free Samba Class On Robson Square is back on July 6

If you missed our May 4, June 1 free classes, here is your time to catch up and learn Samba basics absolutely for free this Sat, July 8.

Vancouver Samba School is hosting a free Samba Class for everyone interested. Just bring your sports shoes, water, smile (or not even. we will make you smile) and goo intention.

The class is aimed to teach you beginner skills, basic footwork and hand positioning, posture and attitude in dance. Let’s have fun. No expectations.

July 8 Workshop

Brazilian Samba Workshop

Opened for ALL Levels, ALL Genders and ALL ages attendees.

After 4 days of intensive dancing, learning, listening, playing music and even Capoeira at the internationalsambacongress.com there is no better way to share the spirit of such events as passing down some knowledge to students.

International Samba Congress organizers managed to gather top 43 Afro-Brazilian Dancers, Choreographers, Musicians, Artists and advocates from all around the world and amazing students and teachers to give that feeling of full immersion into Brazilian Culture and SAMBA.

Yulia is attempting to bring a piece of that spirit back to Vancouver, to share knowledge, tricks and again to focus on Samba basics and footwork.

Event registration is already opened, see the Eventbrite link above.

Please sign up, message or text Vancouver Samba School to reserve the spot as location space is limited.

Price- CAD 25 (cash at the door or e-transfer)

Date: July 8, 2019
Time: 7.30- 9.00 pm

Location: The Dance Centre, 4 floor
Address: 677 Davie Street

Eventbrite registration

Facebook event link.

The Dance Centre Workshops

Email, Message, Call, pay to register!