We have just added a new category of dance to TorontoDance.com for the Samba dance genre. If you are a dance instructor, you can post your Samba classes directly to the Samba category. If you are a dance student, you can look for Samba classes with one click.
Students need to be aware that there are two kinds of Samba dances taught in Toronto: traditional Brazilian Samba, and modern Ballroom Samba. So, when you decide to take lessons in Samba, make sure to check with the studio giving the lessons which style they are teaching so that you know what to expect!
What is Brazilian Samba?
Brazilian Samba is usually danced by a woman or a group of women in exotic costumes with feather headresses. The dance is highly aerobic and fast, and many who take Samba classes claim significant fitness and weight-loss benefits.
Below is an example of Brazilian Samba.
What is Ballroom Samba?
Ballroom Samba is one of the five Latin dances in Ballroom Dancesport and is always danced with a partner. Below is an example of Ballroom Samba: