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Rio de Janeiro 1-Hour Samba Lesson - Ipanema/ Copacabana

4.5 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Rio Samba Dancer

Rio de Janeiro 1-Hour Samba Lesson - Ipanema/ Copacabana

Activity provider: Rio Samba Dancer

From US$ 22.25 per person

One-hour Samba Crash Course, a fun activity to do during your time in Rio de Janeiro. You don't need to have a dance experience or a dance partner. Meet your bilingual dance instructor in Ipanema.


  • Experience Brazilian culture with one-hour samba crash course
  • Feel the energy of the Samba
  • Enjoy a fun and active afternoon / evening of dancing
  • Get to know other dancers and make new friends
  • Get some tips about nightlife in Rio.
Full description
Want to Samba but have no dance experience? Learn basic Samba moves that you can use in all types of dance in a 1-hour dance crash course! This Samba lesson in Rio is a fun and entertaining time, and lets you experience the true culture of Rio. You will have an amazing and fun class of Samba no pé (solo Samba) and you will learn how Brazilians shake their hips at the carnival. The Samba Lesson is lots of fun and you'll find yourself dancing away after the first class. The teacher will explain how this type of dance fits into Brazil’s cultural history as well as Rio’s current nightlife. Enjoy a 60-minute dance crash course, and you'll be sure to feel the energy of Samba. After that, you'll be able to go out and practice your new moves in the city's bustling dance clubs.
  • 1-hour dance lesson
  • Professional studio
  • Water
  • Professional dance instructor
  • Lessons in English, Portuguese, or Spanish
  • Male and female instructors available for your group
  • Transfer
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  •  Sporty clothes are recommended
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  •  You do not need to come with a partner
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Instructor Bruno was fantastic! Very upbeat, funny and encouraging to all levels.

August 20, 2022

Awesome experience. Bruno is very knowledgeable and patient. You will actually walk away of this class with something that you can use at future parties...especially samba haha. Highly recommend!!

July 18, 2022

This was a good experience, instructor knew how to dance very well and communicated across very well, unfortunately we didn't have lots of space to maneuver and didn't learn to dance with a partner but over the experience was very good.

April 15, 2022

Product ID: 28597