Samba Thursday 8pm - $15 per class Contact the Instructor
Designed for all levels the class starts with a warm up that exercises basic isolation of the body, following by stretching and strengthening exercises. After the warm up, Malaika introduces the students samba no pé (basic samba step) and passo marcado (simple choreographies) typical of the Rio Carnaval. The whole class happens in the sound of the upbeat and irresistible Brazilian music. Be ready to sweat!
Samba originates from Brazil. Samba dance involves the whole body. Loosen your hips and shake your soul with the rhythm. Samba is very upbeat and anyone can do it. Come feel the Brazilian vibes in a very active and spontaneous class and learn the popular and traditional dance of Samba from Brazil.
Viva La Femme is a sensual, upbeat afro-latin dance fusion performed to an eclectic playlist of R&B, Neo-soul, 70’s Funk, deep House, Latin Jazz, and Afro-Beat. Dancers will develop a sense of rhythm, flexibility, presence, and a fierce repertoire of sexy, elegant moves. Viva La Femme is taught in an intimate, dimly lit room, under the glow of red lights. Heels are suggested, particularly those worn for ballroom/salsa classes, or a practical heel with ankle support, like a bootie. Please keep in mind, this is an aerobic, sensual fitness class. You will burn calories and sweat! Please wear appropriate and comfortable dance/yoga attire and shoes.
P.O.P. is a one-of-a-kind sensual fitness class that combines elements of dance, kundalini yoga, deep stretches and exercises that strengthen the hip, abdominal and pelvic floor muscles. P.O.P. emerges from the belief that women have access to a powerful, creative energy that is both erotic and therapeutic. You will learn sacred, sensual movements that women have performed since the beginning of time to enhance their vitality, prepare for motherhood and menopause, remedy bladder control issues, and ultimately experience deeper, more satisfying sensual pleasure. Class can be performed with a yoni egg to intensify the pelvic floor exercises. Students will learn exercises they can take home and receive holistic lifestyle tips to improve energy levels, intimacy and quality of life. The environment is intimate, dimly lit, and filled with warm vibes and good music. Please wear comfortable clothes. Bring water, a yoga mat, and a yoni egg if you wish.