Go to Brazil Just for the Dancing — How, What, & Where: Complete Planning Tips
I’ve been going to Brazil frequently for more than a decade. When people ask why I keep going back, I invariably give my very top reason (of the many possible): to go dancing. There are calculated to be upwards of 300 styles of Brazilian music and they are just fantastic—not surprising since Portuguese is the …
Dançar Gostoso! Europeans Tell of their Sexiest Forró Dances
Women recount their experiences with one of Brazil’s more sensual dances
Forró vs. Other Dances
Forró has both some inherent advantages and disadvantages, according to top world teachers
How Dance Communities Form: Practical Advice from Those Taking Forró from Brazil to Europe
How can you take a dance style that is unknown in your area and create a thriving community with parties, workshops, and classes?
A Secret Brazilian Body Part — And More Wisdom from “Nosso Xote”
How does Portuguese handle forró body parts, forró quivering and wiggling, and a female perspective on the dance experience? A look at the lyrics of Nosso Xote.
What is forró, and how is it taking over the world?
A guide to forró and its place on the world stage, for newbies and experts alike
Why “girls’ roles” and “guys’ roles”? How heteronormativity limits good forró dancing
How forró suffers from gender norms, and why the dance is poorer because of it