Japanese culture has always been a source of mystery and intrigue to western societies and…
I thought it would be worthwhile re-sharing this post as it contains two videos you can use to create some Samba dancing for your children – perfect for linking in with the Rio Olympics this summer.
Or use these ideas with your year 6s to celebrate the end of SATs!
Before that though, I wanted to let you know that some of our dance specialists are still available to deliver our OLYMPICS DANCE EXPERIENCE DAY at your school – let us bring the Olympics to you this term!
As promised, here’s our great videos on Samba Dancing…
Samba is a carnival dance originating from Brazil. Some of the steps are performed with a bounce and it is a dance full of energy, celebration and fun. The following dance is easy to pick up, accessible for boys and will get the whole class going!
Once the children have warm up, teach them the following Samba Dance…
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Suggested music: ‘Samba de Janeiro’ by Bellini, and ‘Do Your Thing’ or ‘Bingo Bango’ by Basement Jaxx
Let me know how you get on with the videos, I’d love to hear what the kids thought.