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FORRÓ

 

Forró is a music genre to dance in couples that was born in the Northern eastern region of Brazil. It is a popular dance that has mixed elements of salsa, tango and samba.

Forró has simple and catchy rhythm that mixes European melodies (such as polka) and African and Indo-American rhythms. When you dance, you embrace your couple seeking for a connection and a dialogue between the bodies. This dance is intimate and loving, and produces comfort in the dancers. This is the reason why forró is known as the art of the hug.

In the classes, students will learn a wide range of knowledge, from the basic abilities to the most complex steps. Little by little the rhythm, creativity, leading, connection and posture have improved with the objective of making students to enjoy the most their dancing experience.

In addition, gender perspective is applied in the classes in order to deconstruct the stereotypes of dancing in couples. Everyone will learn two aspects of Forró: lead and follow.

 
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