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Samba - Beginning/Open at ODC Dance

4.8(150)
351 Shotwell St, San Francisco, CA, 94110
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About this class

Engage your mind, body & spirit while learning the fundamentals of several Brazilian styles of dance & rhythms. Each dance style is broken down step by step. This class will focus on learning the basics of Samba in a fun and safe environment. Absolute beginners are welcome. Live percussion bateria led by musical director Alfie Macias and ¡Blocura! Suggested attire: Comfortable clothing that you can easily move in (e.g. tank tops, t-shirts, shorts, sweats, yoga pants). Class is danced barefoot.

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How to prepare

Bring a photo ID for check-in. Wear loose, comfortable clothing that you can easily dance in and see your alignment and movement. Recommended Footwear: Contemporary, Modern Rhythms: barefoot. Fusion Rhythms, Hip Hop, House Dance: supportive sneakers Tap: Tap Shoes Ballet: Ballet Shoes Flamenco: Flamenco Shoes or Hard-soled shoes with a thick-heel. No open-toe sandals allowed. No black/rubber soled shoes allowed in studios.

How to get there

Check in at 351 Shotwell. It is between 17th and 18th street, NOT on the corner.

Studio amenities

Lockers, mats, showers

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Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
The whole class is disorganized, the instructor looked tired and not enthusiastic at all. Her baby is cute but really disturbing to the class. Not gonna take again.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
Teacher is not professional. The atmosphere is not good, I just wanna run away.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
such a fun group. great way to let loose on a Friday.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
This class is incredible. Live drummers, great teacher, good for all levels. Highly recommend!
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
Inspiring! Amazing class with live drumming.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
Fun! great workout! but footwork was hard to follow/wasn't broken down enough for coordinated but new beginners.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
I had fun in this class, but I would warn complete beginners that they might be a little lost if they have never done samba before! The teacher didnt review the basic step and that would have helped. I picked it up by the end but by then I was way behind on learning the pattern. Id still go back tho... maybe after watching a few YouTube videos first.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
It's a very local, neighborhoodish class. It started at 6:15pm and seemed family friendly. It kind of feels like a jam session in someone's garage
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
Fun, moderate intensity workout in a community setting.
Samba - Beginning/Open with Raffaella
What a great experience! Positive vibes I the class and very accessible to beginners.

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