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May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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What to wear? workout clothes or movable attire that is comfy and makes you feel goood!!
What about shoes? Up to you! Barefoot, Sneakers, Heels…If you are newer to dancing in heels please bring an alternate pair (just in case)
About Instructor: Melissa Corpus is a Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer in Austin, Texas. Since 2010, she has been teaching samba no pe focusing on footwork, technique and the joy of the Brazilian spirit. Melissa has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director and principal dancer. She has traveled to Brazil and throughout the United States to study with Patrick Carvalho, Ana Laidley, Rosangela Silvestre, Danielle Lima, Rodrigo Marques and Pedro Rosa. In 2014, she paraded in Rio de Janeiro with the legendary G.R.E.S. Estação Primeira de Mangueira.
In addition to Samba, Melissa also teaches, choreographs and performs Salsa, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha, Street Jazz with elements of hip hop. She founded MeliSamba, a professional Samba performance group, and is excited to spread the “Alegria” of dance to the Austin community and beyond.