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WEDNESDAYS

drumclass

SAMBA PERCUSSION WORKSHOP

This class is led by Musical Director, Alfie Macias, and is designed for dancers who want to learn how to play and perform the rhythms used in Raffaella Falchi-Macias’ popular Samba classes. In this special performance workshop, students will focus on San Francisco Carnaval’s rich history of traditional and contemporary rhythms. Workshop participants will be working on a final performance piece as part of ODC’s Spring Global Passport Show. Instruments will be provided and all levels welcome.
ODC Rhythm & Motion
351 Shotwell Street at 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

7:15-8:30pm

INTERMEDIATE SAMBA

Improve your dance technique in several styles of Brazilian dance including Samba no Pé, Samba Reggae, Samba de Roda & Axé. Build on more advanced choreography each week. Performance opportunities available.
Live percussion by Musical Director Alfie Macias and Batería ¡Blocura! de San Francisco.
ODC Rhythm & Motion
351 Shotwell Street at 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

8:30-9:30pm

FRIDAYS

ALL LEVELS SAMBA

Engage your mind, body & spirit while learning the fundamentals of several Brazilian styles of dance & rhythm. 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 by Musical Director Alfie Macias and Batería ¡Blocura! de San Francisco.
ODC Rhythm & Motion
351 Shotwell Street at 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

6:00-7:15pm

SUNDAYS

CARNAVAL REHEARSALS

Join the excitement of the Sambaxé contingent as we get ready for San Francisco’s annual Carnavál parade! These weekly rehearsals will focus on original choreography for a live parade performance down the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District. Carnavál choreography will also be covered in the regular weekly classes. Carnavál participants will receive original costuming. Absolutely all levels welcome.
ODC Rhythm & Motion
351 Shotwell Street at 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

11:15-1:15pm