Welcome to our home on the web. Contramestra Onda Mansa and Monitor Bambu welcome you to train with us at our Aurora, CO location inside Kim Robards Dance Studio. We teach the dynamic art of Capoeira, which is an Afro-Brazilian cultural expression as well as a martial art form. We encourage you to schedule a personalized intro class to introduce you to Capoeira before beginning group classes. You can schedule your intro by filling out our info form on the contact page.
Born and raised in Salvador, Bahia, Dandha Da Hora has been a member of Ilê Aiyê, one of Brazil’s most important musical and cultural institutions, since she was 6 years old. In her teaching, as well as in her performances, Dandha invokes the incredible spirit of Salvaldor, Bahia, Brazil and of Ilê Aiyê. A master dancer and dance teacher, as well as vocalist and percussionist, Dandha honors the incredible gifts of her culture every time she performs. As a lead dancer with Ilê Aiyê and one of the lead vocalists of music group SambaDá (based in Santa Cruz, CA), Dandha has shared the stage with Brazilian stars such as Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Daniela Mercury. She currently teaches classes in the San Francisco Bay Area,and gives workshops around the country, as well as performing with the band SambaDá.Class Description:Dandha’s Afro Brazilian Dance classes are an invitation to explore the rich world of Afro Brazilian Dance traditions with a gifted and dedicated teacher. Her classes focus on folkloric and Orixa-inspired dance, Samba Afro, and samba reggae, as well as other Brazilian dance styles and feature live drumming. Dandha’s classes welcome students of all levels and backgrounds – everyone will find challenge and inspiration in her dancing and teaching!•
For more information, please also see www.dandha.com or www.sambada.com.•
Dandha’s contact info: cell: 831-251-2290; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday July 25: Drumming workshop 6pm-8pm
Saturday July 26: Afro Dance workshop 3pm-5pm
Saturday July 26: Samba Dance workshop 7pm-9pm
Sunday July 27: ***Community Lecture on Afro-Brazilian Culture***
Tuesday July 29: Bonus Dance workshop 7:30-9pm
***Lecture location: Aurora Central Library
Catch a glimpse of Dandha here with her band!