BRAZIL: Latin American Dance Courses in Rio

Company : Travellers Worldwide
Activities: Dance Classes / Cultural Tours
Location : Rio de Janeiro
Duration: 2 weeks to 1 year
Approx Costs: 500 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Brazilians seem to be born with the natural ability to dance! Join us on a special Latin American Dance Course and get your skills up to scratch in the studio before hitting the streets.

Styles of dance taught in Rio: Ballroom Dance, Samba, Forró, Salsa, and Tango

  • Any level catered for!
  • Group lessons with other volunteers and/or 'foreigners'
  • Lessons are 100% practical
  • Within easy reach of your accommodation

In Rio you will be subscribed for all lessons and you can pick and choose which you attend. Each style of dance is usually taught twice per week, and so you can spend all week dancing if you wish! (9 hours per week total)

Additional Activities you can do while on this Project:

  • Add to your travel experience in Brazil by doing some additional exciting activities - you never know, you could develop a passion for Latin American dance, or learn a new skill!
  • Capoeira: A cross between a dance, a fight skill and an art form ... fascinating and fun!
  • Brazilian Music courses: Choose from a variety of local percussion/styles
  • Portuguese Language Courses: Immerse yourself in the language and you'll be amazed at the effects it brings!
  • Photography courses
  • Latin Dance Lessons

Start Dates

Flexible start and finish dates you choose. Our placements are flexible and can be tailored to match your preferences. For availability please contact the office.

Costs / Benefits

Costs vary depending on length of placement, but starts at £745 for two weeks. You can participate for up to one year, subject to visa requirements.

Included is full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff 24/7 in all our destinations worldwide and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office. All meals are provided, unless otherwise stated. Accommodation is provided (whether a rented house, a hotel/hostel, homestay, apartment or flat).

You’ll be met at the nearest airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. He/she will also be on call 24/7 and you’ll see them frequently.

Pre-departure you’ll receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations, ranging from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, well being and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flights not included.


No qualifications or previous experience are necessary, just a good dose of enthusiasm! Everyone is welcome on a Travellers programme, whether gap year, undergraduate, on a career break - or even retired! From 17 years old upwards, and all nationalities.

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