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ONLINE CLASSES

Learn how to dance forró.
Develop your technique and style.
Explore your musicality and creativity.
For all levels, from beginner to advanced.

We teach you the skills and techniques that work on the dance floor!

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  • Complete Course

    45$
    Every month
     
    • 24 video classes focused on technique & repertoire
    • 24 video classes focused on musicality, style & creativity
    • BONUS: Access to the Forró Workout page
    • BONUS: Access to the Beginners course
    • BONUS: Access to the Live Replays page
    • Total of 50h+ of videos & additional content
  • Forró Workout

    15$
    Every month
     
    • Series of forró workout routines
    • Additional content (warmup, basic steps, etc.)
    • More than 6h of videos
  • Beginners

    60$
    Every year
     
    • 5h+ of videos
    • additional content
  • Musicality

    60$
    Every year
     
    • 4h+ of videos
    • Additional content
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MEET THE INSTRUCTOR

Rafael Piccolotto de Lima is an experienced forró dancer from Campinas (São Paulo, Brazil). He has been dancing for more than 15 years and was part of the Forró Brasil dance group between 2006 and 2007, held at Cooperativa Brasil, one of the most important forró venues in the state of São Paulo during the forró universitário movement.

Being a Latin Grammy nominated composer, conductor and doctor of musical arts, Rafael brings a unique perspective to musicality. He was also an instructor for special workshops about musicality and creativity in forró dance at Casa do Lago, UNICAMP (State University of Campinas), Brazil.

Rafael is one of the most active forró instructors in North America, teaching weekly in New York City and traveling to give special workshops. He was an instructor at the Forró Fest USA (2017, 2018 and 2019), 4th Boston Brazil Dance Festival (2017), instructor at the NY Forró Fest (2018 and 2019), instructor and creator of the Forrobodó NY Festival (2018), instructor at the Montreal Forró Fest (2019) and instructor and director of the Forró New York Weekend (2019). He also produced forró events in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC, and Toronto. 

Rafael is one of the leading online forró instructors in North America with the creation of various online courses available here at Forró New York.

Rafael Piccolotto de Lima - Forró for Beginners Dance Instructor Online

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