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WEEKLY GROUP CLASSES
EVERY TUESDAY

 

FORRÓ FOUNDATIONS holds classes EVERY TUESDAY from 7.30pm - 9.00pm which are followed by a forró practice & social with the teachers. These classes are split into 2 levels: Beginner and Intermediate. Perfect for first timers as well as more experienced dancers. The group classes are a great way to learn, meet people and make new friends before hitting the dancefloor to practice. Our teachers are always available for you to ask questions and dance with!

Forró Tuesday in Shoreditch

EVERY TUESDAY, Dance Classes & Party, 19:00 - 22:00

Lighthouse Bar (UPSTAIRS), 62 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY

Nearest Stations: Old Street, Shoreditch High Street, Liverpool Street

Beginner and Intermediate Classes, no partner needed

Prices: Class (7.30pm - 9pm) - £10 / Practice & Social (9pm - 10pm) - Free

****On the Last Tuesday of the month, we finish at 11pm and have a DJ as well!****

NEXT BEGINNER COURSE STARTS Tuesday 3rd may 2022

Sign up for our 4 week beginner course to lay the foundations for all of your forró steps moving forward!

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Beginner Classes

 

An introduction to Forró and the basic movements which will form the foundation of your dance as you progress every week.

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Chinedu - Teacher 

 

Founder of Forró Foundations, teacher, DJ and event organiser. His goal is to spread the dance, music and culture far and wide.

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Intermediate Classes

 

Let's take it to the next level! Movements become more intricate as we take a more detailed look at the world of Roots Style Forró. 

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Graziela - Teacher

Amazing energy, enthusiasm and technique, Graziela has been a well known face on the Forró scene for many years. Always there to help!

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Guest Teacher Workshops

We regularly invite guest teachers from Brazil and Europe to lead our classes and share their knowledge and culture.

Forró Foundations - Forro Tuesday - Dance Class and Party - Jason Purple

Jonathan - Teacher

 

Jonathan teaches Forró across the UK with several Forró communites and is known for his detailed and clear communication of ideas & movement. 

Upcoming Guest Teacher Masterclass

 

Léo diniz

From Belo Horizonte, Brazil

This is going to be another special evening! Forró Foundations is happy to welcome Léo Diniz all the way from Belo Horizonte, Brazil!

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ABOUT LÉO:

Leo Diniz was born and raised in Belo Horizonte. He has been a teacher, dancer and choreographer of ballroom dancing for almost 20 years. While he was trained in various couple dances, since his teen years his real passion has always been forró.
With his wealth of experience on the pé de serra scene, he has been dedicating to the roots style over the past few years, giving classes and workshops in various cities across Brazil and Europe. He was invited to teach at the festival "Rootstock Brasil" in 2017, 2018 and 2019, as well as by the Itaunas summer festival in 2021. During his many tours around Europe, he had the opportunitey to teach in Switzerland, England, France, Poland, Germany, Portugal, the Netherlands and Austria.


Currently, Leo works as a teacher at Mimulus Escola de dança and 7&8 Dança, in Belo Horizonte.

TUESDAY 17th MAY 2022

Lighthouse Bar (UPSTAIRS), 62 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY

Nearest Station: Old Street

Beginner and Intermediate Classes, no partner needed

Prices: Class (7.30pm - 9pm) - £15 / Party (9pm - 11pm) - Free

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PRIVATE CLASSES WITH GUEST TEACHERS, PLEASE EMAIL CHINEDU@FORROFOUNDATIONS.COM OR WHATSAPP +447949973566

Outdoor Classes

 

FORRO FOUNDATIONS - OUTDOOR FORRÓ: Our Outdoor classes are currently on hold until the weather gets a bit warmer. 

OUTDOOR CLASSES (CURRENTLY ON HOLD)

LOCATION: Forró Foundations - OUTDOOR FORRÓ, THE ITALIAN GARDENS, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UD

NEAREST STATION: Lancaster Gate

3pm - 4.30pm, Class Price: £10 per class 

Private Classes

 

Private classes allow for an even more bespoke teaching approach tailored to the individual. 

 

​​Private Classes on Tuesdays

There are regular private class slots on Tuesdays at the group class location in Shoreditch. From 6.15pm - 7pm. These must be arranged in advance and are available for 1 to 2 people. 

Private Classes on Sundays (CURRENTLY ON HOLD)

There are also regular private class slots on Sundays at the group class location in Hyde Park before the group classes start between 11am - 3pm. These must be arranged in advance and are available for 1 to 2 people.

 

 

Contact

For details on private classes on Tuesdays, Sundays, or any other day which may be more suitable for you, please contact Chinedu for more information by email, call or WhatsApp:

chinedu@forrofoundations.com

07949973566