Maracatu!

Sol Samba dancers on May Morning in Oxford 2011
Sol Samba dancers performing maracatu at May Day celebrations, Oxford, 2011. Photo credits: David Stumpp.

An ancient Afro-Brazilian carnival tradition

Our friendly classes cover techniques for fitness and grace, choreographed routines, and some dancing to live music.

When?   Wednesdays 7.30 pm – 9 pm, with optional dancing to live music until 10 pm. Pub to follow.

Where?   New Marston Primary School, Copse Lane, Oxford OX3 0AY, UK

How much?   £5 (£3 students, unemployed, concessions). First session free.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes with a light and flexible sole, a good hold on your feet, and ideally some cushioning of the heel. Please no black soles. Hooped skirts will be provided.

If you have any question or need a lift, contact us, otherwise invite your friends, and see you on Wednesday!

 

Can you contribute?

Can you contribute to our technique and choreographies? Would you like to lead a class? We are always on the lookout for special and guest teachers, for single classes or courses. If you have something in mind, get in touch!