Hello Sambistas of Boston!

The one, the only Alex Coutinho will be in town to bring his signature blend of samba, sweat, and smiles! In addition to the workshop, he will offer private or semi-private classes for those interested.

Samba Workshop

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Where: Salsa y Control Studio, 161 Harvard Avenue, Suite 13, Allston
Fee: $30 early bird until May 22nd; $40 after / at the door

Payment can also be made via Venmo @sambaviva (Business account)

Private / Semi-Private Lessons (2 – 4 people)

Times available from 5 & to PM on Tuesday, May 28th. Please send an email to [email protected] to inquire!

All-levels Samba and Afro-Brazilian

This all-levels class is non-competitive, high-energy and fun! Open to people of any gender, age and ability with or without dance experience. The class will focus on Carnaval-style samba and other Afro-Brazilian styles such as afoxé, samba reggae, axé, and Brazilian funk. Our aim is for students to experience a variety of rhythms and develop their skills while having a blast and getting an excellent workout! Wear comfortable exercise clothing (no jeans). Sneakers, socks, and bare feet are good footwear options.

Day and Time: Saturdays, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: The Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave. Cambridge, MA Studio 2 on the 2nd floor
Fee: $15 per class

How to pay:
Pay in advance via credit card: https://sambaviva.square.site/

Pay using Venmo: @sambaviva (our business account has our photo)
Pay with cash or card at class!

*If you do not already have a MindBody account with the Dance Complex, you will need to set one up before attending.

Intermediate Samba

If you’re ready to move to the next level with your samba, this class is for you! Basic samba will NOT be taught in this class. Instead, we will focus on advanced moves, technique, and choreography. This is a great place to develop your style and presence for potential performance opportunities!

Wear comfortable workout clothing (no jeans) and bring heels if you’d like to train in them.

Day and Time: Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: The Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave. Cambridge, MA
Studio 5 on the 3rd floor
Fee: $12 per class