Samba no pé Workshop taught by Mestranda Melissa Corpus

June 29
Location: Cherry Street Pier
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Join Acarajè, Philadelphia’s Afro-Brazilian Bloco and PHonk!Philly for a summer Samba no pé Workshop taught by Mestranda Melissa Corpus on Tuesday, June 29 at Cherry Street Pier. All skill levels welcome.

Whether you are a seasoned Sambista or new to Samba, there is something for everyone in this class. Focus on Rio Style Samba no pé and bringing the performance element to life. Expect Samba drills, progressions, sequences with playful footwork, and lots and lots of Samba. This type of samba should not be confused with ballroom Samba. No partner is necessary. Suggested Donation: $15

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About Mestranda Melissa Corpus
Mestranda Melissa Corpus traveled to Brazil and throughout the United States to study and train with mestres such as Patrick Carvalho and Rosangela Silvestre. She has paraded in Rio de Janeiro with the legendary Escola de Samba, Mangueira. Corpus has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director, and principal dancer. In 2016, she founded MeliSamba, a group of professional Samba dancers in Austin, Texas.

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