BrasArte offers a wider range of dance and music workshops for all skill levels. Each workshop is led by expert faciliators from USA and Brazil.  Registration for all workshops takes place on our MindBody Online portal.

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Samba no pé Workshop with Alex Coutinho

2-3:30pm Saturday May 4

$45 pre registration
$55 door

Passista Foundations with Kellyn Rosa Technique & Samba Performance

Get carnaval parade ready, or just feel more confident on stage & in your technique, with these preparatory workshops with Rio De Janeiro passista director Kellyn Rosa 🌹

A unique opportunity to train with one of the top performers at the biggest carnaval in the world! All sambistas welcome!

Registration opens Tuesday March 19

April 6 & May 18


$50 single $80 both

Brazilian Rhythms: Percussion with Abel Damasceno 6-week drum series

Tuesdays 7:30-8:45pm
Starting Tuesday, March 5

Learn sizzling rhythms from Brazil with Brazilian percussion instruments like surdo, caixa, agogo, repinique, & timbau! Learn the cultural background behind the rhythms and how to play in a lively ensemble.

All levels (including first-timers) are welcome in this supportive and fun class as we explore the beauty of Brazilian rhythm. Drums provided, or bring your own. About Abel: A native of Salvador, Bahia, Abel Damasceno is a professional Brazilian multi-instrumentalist & teaching artist.

Abel is the Batala San Francisco founder, and has played with Carla Visi, Mariene de Castro, Margareth Menezes, Carlinhos Brown, and Tonho Materia. Registration via MindBody under the enrollments tab.

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