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Samba Crash Course provided by Rio Samba Dancer

Samba Crash Course
4.5
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About
Samba Crash Course -  Show your new moves when you back home to your friends. Studio in: Ipanema or Copacabana  We speak english, spanish and Portuguese. *You don`t need a partner to attend this class. *All levels are welcome *Good activity to do on rainy day and to meet new people
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Portuguese, English, Spanish
What to expect
  • One hour samba class. You don't need to have a dance partner or dance experience. You meet your instructor at our studio and have so much fun dancing and learning about Brazilian culture.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • One hour samba class. You don't need to have a dance partner or dance experience. You meet your instructor at our studio and have so much fun dancing and learning about Brazilian culture.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 39156P2
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Duration
1h
Departure details
  • Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio Samba Dancer will send an email for a confirmation and address. The studio can be in Ipanema or Copacabana
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Departure details
  • Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio Samba Dancer will send an email for a confirmation and address. The studio can be in Ipanema or Copacabana
Duration
1h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

4.5
13 reviews
Excellent
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Very good
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Mike A
1 contribution
Unforgettable Rio Experience
Mar 2021 • Solo
Hélio was an amazing teacher and I recommend this class to anyone! He was super patient and made the experience unforgettable. If he can teach me how to Samba, he can teach anyone 😂
Written 21 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Leon T
5 contributions
Fun Class.
Nov 2019 • Couples
Great crash instruction. Communication at times was difficult with reservations. They our dates 3 times and confused meeting locations. The class itself however a very fun.
Written 18 November 2019
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Dear Leon Thanks for participating in our samba dance crash course. Sometimes is hard for us to coordinate all bookings on the same day. We always try the best for our clients.
Written 17 March 2020
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Emilio D
5 contributions
A great introduction to the Brasilian samba: it is a must in Rio.
Aug 2019
We (my wife, my daughter and myself) enjoyed a lot the lesson of Samba in Rio de Jaineiro. I the first lesson the teacher taught us the basic of Brasilian samba and other local dances explaining the spirit and the origin of those dances. Samba is part of the brazilian culture and this lesson was one of our super experience in our short stay in Rio. Thanks a lot!
Written 4 September 2019
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Dear Emilio, Thank you very much for your review. Our company try to show the best of Rio's nightlife, having a basic samba class before you can enjoy much more.
Written 19 March 2020
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Sightseer611152
1 contribution
Basic, simple samba class to get a taste of Brazil
Jul 2019 • Solo
I visited Rio De Janeiro in July 2019 and decided I wanted to take an introductory lesson in Brazilian Samba (I’ve learned a bit of ballroom Samba previously which is a very different style altogether). I managed to link up with Helio and really enjoyed the crash course he taught me. He was patient and helpful (and didn’t hover which I always appreciate in a teacher), and at the end of the class because we had a little time to spare, he started teaching me a bit of Forro(?), which is a different Brazilian dance (a partner dance).
Written 25 July 2019
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RioSambaDancer
Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your samba crash course. And a little bit of forro. Hope see you next time.
Written 26 July 2019
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K Starost
1 contribution
Fun samba experience
Apr 2019 • Couples
The 1 hour session was a great crash course of samba and forro. Patrick explained everything brilliantly and taught us the samba way. Our first ever samba lesson and it was great fun. Highly recommend!
Written 16 April 2019
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Dear, Thank you very much, Patrick is one of our Samba Instructors, he is great and I'm glad you enjoyed your samba crash course.
Written 21 July 2019
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Lucy C
Cape Town Central, South Africa20 contributions
Great fun, highly recommended
A great way to get a little closer to Brazilian culture. Patrick was awesome - he made people feel relaxed regardless of their dancing level. It was a lot of fun and we learnt plenty in the hour. Could easily have carried on for another hour or two!
Written 24 March 2019
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Dear Lucy, Rio Samba dancer is a great way to see the samba culture, have fun and meet new people. Very safe experience and fun. I appreciate your comment.
Written 21 July 2019
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Jonas Lenard H
Seoul, South Korea4 contributions
Private Samba course
My wife and I had a really great time. We never did Samba before, but we had lots of fun and the teacher was amazing!
Written 21 March 2019
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Dear Jonas, I1m glad you enjoyed our private class. Hope you keep dancing with your wife. All the best
Written 21 July 2019
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Georgina A
London, UK4 contributions
The Samba class was so much fun!!
We’re a couple travelling South America and wanted to get a taste of Brazilian culture so we booked onto the Samba class. Patrick and Nathalia were fantastic teachers - both
so energetic, making us laugh the entire time and making sure everyone was having a good time. Although the Samba is quite complicated, we came away with a good understanding of the basics of Samba and learnt a lot about Brazilian culture and the importance of dance within it.

Definitely recommend for anyone wanting a beginners course!!
Written 6 December 2018
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Good Day, Thank you very much. I`m glad you had a great time, now you can show your samba moves around. We also attend advanced samba class if your group need it.
Written 15 January 2019
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Sindu V
7 contributions
So much fun
Aug 2018 • Friends
We organised a private group of 5 samba class for people from age ranging 20s to 70. The teacher was brilliant! He made everyone feel very comfortable and had a great sense of humour so made the session even more fun! We all left with big smiles on our faces and got an awesome video of our samba group jump move to take home! Totally recommend this class!
Written 30 August 2018
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Good Day, I`m glad to read that and see your group had a great time with us. Our samba class is for all levels and age group .
Written 15 January 2019
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Claire L
Melbourne, Australia15 contributions
Best & Fun samba class
Nov 2017 • Couples
if you go to brazil, you should try or learn samba class ! why not ?! My husband and I went brazil for honeymooon and samba class learning by Patrick, It was basic movement class, but it was enough for us who never dance or lean samba before ! we had so much fun and enjoyed class !
Written 2 August 2018
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Dear Claire, I`m glad you ha da good time with us and was a pleasure to be part of your honeymoon experience. Hope you still dancing.
Written 27 August 2018
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By: Rio Samba Dancer
World_traveler_Kaori
World_traveler_Kaori
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Must Activity in Rio
I’m first time visitor in Rio and it was one of the best experiences during this trip!! Charming funny teacher and
Kodachrome_Mike
Kodachrome_Mike
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fun, friendly lessons
I took private lessons at Rio Samba Dancer. Helio is a great teacher. He's funny and friendly. It's easy to relax,
Camille C
Camille C
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So much fun!
This class was fabulous! It can accommodate all different levels of dancing, is super fun, and prepares you for a n
Matthew C
Matthew C
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It was a great time!
Helio was an awesome instructor and the experience was all around great. I came in knowing no samba and a little b
Greene2634
Greene2634
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Dance the night away
I had a great experience with Rio Samba Dancer. The teachers created a fun environment and made learning the steps
eannaos1989
eannaos1989
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Great Fun
We had a really enjoyable lesson with Bruno. He got everyone to a comfortable level and made sure everyone was havi
snshn3
snshn3
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Such a fun night with Patrick
We were a group of five women who joined a couple and a single girl to a dance class with Patrick. The class was gr
jimjan24
jimjan24
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Good evening leaning a little samba and experiencing a club
Enjoyed our evening - easily found the venue for the samba lesson which was fun even though i have two left feet -
hiimhannah
hiimhannah
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Great time!
Very fun class that is tailored to individuals’ experience level. Then, we went to Lapa and explored and danced at
TatianaQ02
TatianaQ02
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Fun + technique make the best samba mix
I enjoyed my time learning the basics of samba in a beautifully designed and well equipped room of a nice hotel in
Jackie Q
Jackie Q
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So much fun!
I had lots of fun learning to dance samba. Definitely get there on time, so you have plenty of time to learn and to
927ym
927ym
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An absolute must do
I can not recommend this enough. Patrick broke down some basic samba moves, in a small group environment. But then
jacsday
jacsday
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A good experience but very overpriced
I really wanted to do this class and go to a samba club afterwards when we got to Rio. I initially booked for a Sat
traveltastic1234
traveltastic1234
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Fabulous evening of fun
We had a great time. Patrick was very patient and good fun... we all felt very comfortable doing the class and when
ajr1012
ajr1012
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Samba the night away!
Wonderful way to get a taste of Samba! The class was informative and fun and we all felt confident when we left for
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