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Fitness Takeover - Samba Reggae with Jamie

Community event

Come and join Jamie as she guides you through the dance of Samba Reggae, from Salvador Bahia Brazil. Get ready to groove!

Five women dancing Samba Reggae on stage

Welcome to the captivating world of Samba Reggae!

Samba Reggae is a dance and social/political movement originating in Salvador Bahia Brazil. It is traditionally danced alongside “Bateria’s” or “Blocos;” musical groups of dozens of people led by the invigorating sound of percussive instruments. In this all-levels dance class series we will dive into the movements, sounds, and history of Samba Reggae where you will be tantalized by its infectious grooves and joyous movement. Vamos dançar! Join us in embracing the Dance of Brazil!

What do you need for the class?

  • Water
  • Comfy clothes
  • The will to dance and have fun!

Want to learn more about Jamie?

Jamie Minkus is a local choreographer, producer, and teacher of Pilates and dance. She has been studying movements of the African Diaspora for 20 years. Her focus has largely been in Afro-Brazilian movements including capoeira, Samba, Samba Reggae and folklore as well as Afro-Cuban folklore for 10 years.

To learn more about her work, visit her website: Jamieminkus.com

This free event is brought to you by #SundayParkwaysatHome, presented by Kaiser Permanente.  

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