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Samba Crash Course provided by Rio Samba Dancer

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Recommended by 92% of travellers
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RM 124.32
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
12Reviews
1Q&A
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Leon T wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions
Great crash instruction. Communication at times was difficult with reservations. They our dates 3 times and confused meeting locations. The class itself however a very fun.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from RioSambaDancer, Manager at Samba Crash Course
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Dear Leon Thanks for participating in our samba dance crash course. Sometimes is hard for us to coordinate all bookings on the same day. We always try the best for our clients.
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Emilio D wrote a review Sep 2019
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We (my wife, my daughter and myself) enjoyed a lot the lesson of Samba in Rio de Jaineiro. I the first lesson the teacher taught us the basic of Brasilian samba and other local dances explaining the spirit and the origin of those dances. Samba is part of the brazilian culture
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from RioSambaDancer, Manager at Samba Crash Course
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Dear Emilio, Thank you very much for your review. Our company try to show the best of Rio's nightlife, having a basic samba class before you can enjoy much more.
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Sightseer611152 wrote a review Jul 2019
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I visited Rio De Janeiro in July 2019 and decided I wanted to take an introductory lesson in Brazilian Samba (I’ve learned a bit of ballroom Samba previously which is a very different style altogether). I managed to link up with Helio and really enjoyed the crash course he
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from RioSambaDancer, Owner at Samba Crash Course
Responded 26 Jul 2019
Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your samba crash course. And a little bit of forro. Hope see you next time.
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K Starost wrote a review Apr 2019
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The 1 hour session was a great crash course of samba and forro. Patrick explained everything brilliantly and taught us the samba way. Our first ever samba lesson and it was great fun. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from RioSambaDancer, Owner at Samba Crash Course
Responded 21 Jul 2019
Dear, Thank you very much, Patrick is one of our Samba Instructors, he is great and I'm glad you enjoyed your samba crash course.
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Lucy C wrote a review Mar 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa20 contributions12 helpful votes
A great way to get a little closer to Brazilian culture. Patrick was awesome - he made people feel relaxed regardless of their dancing level. It was a lot of fun and we learnt plenty in the hour. Could easily have carried on for another hour or two!
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Response from RioSambaDancer, Owner at Samba Crash Course
Responded 21 Jul 2019
Dear Lucy, Rio Samba dancer is a great way to see the samba culture, have fun and meet new people. Very safe experience and fun. I appreciate your comment.
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Rio Samba Dancer
Kodachrome_Mike
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fun, friendly lessons
I took private lessons at Rio Samba Dancer. Helio is a great teacher. He's funny and friendly. It's easy to relax,
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Camille C
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So much fun!
This class was fabulous! It can accommodate all different levels of dancing, is super fun, and prepares you for a n
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Matthew C
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It was a great time!
Helio was an awesome instructor and the experience was all around great. I came in knowing no samba and a little b
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Greene2634
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Dance the night away
I had a great experience with Rio Samba Dancer. The teachers created a fun environment and made learning the steps
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eannaos1989
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Great Fun
We had a really enjoyable lesson with Bruno. He got everyone to a comfortable level and made sure everyone was havi
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snshn3
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Such a fun night with Patrick
We were a group of five women who joined a couple and a single girl to a dance class with Patrick. The class was gr
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jimjan24
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Good evening leaning a little samba and experiencing a club
Enjoyed our evening - easily found the venue for the samba lesson which was fun even though i have two left feet -
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hiimhannah
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Great time!
Very fun class that is tailored to individuals’ experience level. Then, we went to Lapa and explored and danced at
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TatianaQ02
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Fun + technique make the best samba mix
I enjoyed my time learning the basics of samba in a beautifully designed and well equipped room of a nice hotel in
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Jackie Q
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So much fun!
I had lots of fun learning to dance samba. Definitely get there on time, so you have plenty of time to learn and to
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927ym
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An absolute must do
I can not recommend this enough. Patrick broke down some basic samba moves, in a small group environment. But then
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jacsday
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A good experience but very overpriced
I really wanted to do this class and go to a samba club afterwards when we got to Rio. I initially booked for a Sat
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traveltastic1234
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Fabulous evening of fun
We had a great time. Patrick was very patient and good fun... we all felt very comfortable doing the class and when
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ajr1012
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Samba the night away!
Wonderful way to get a taste of Samba! The class was informative and fun and we all felt confident when we left for
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Alice H
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I ♥️ samba
Patrick was great! Would definitely recommend doing this if you have time when you're in Rio. Feel the rhythm, feel
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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