"An Exhilarating Total Body Workout!" Shape Magazine. My private fitness program is for people who want to get in shape or keep in shape. I personalize the program for you with dance, pilates, yoga, fitness conditoning combo! It's like hiring a personal trainer but you hiring a Dance fitness Trainer, which is much more fun with DANCE. "An Exhilarating Total Body Workout!" Shape Magazine
Melody Gardot's stole my heart. "Butterfly kisses"- that is what I was thinking about while I spontaneously turn up the stereo in the studio last Sunday. Mira, a song that is a tribute to Brazil. Such a Joy! Click here to watch it.....
Reserve your spot now, space is limited. Dance, yoga, balance, rhythm and joy. Explore the beauty and power of movement in the Hip Brazil Contemporary Dance Workshop. Learn the fundamentels of SAMBA and an entire choreography based on this SENSUAL dance style! Find your BLISS in Samba Reggae. The same rhythm that seduced Michael Jackson, Paul Simon and many dancers and musicians around the world. Reach new levels.... Yoga and balance!
Under the influence of the many cultures of the immigrants that settled in Brazil, the variety of rhythms and dances that have been born in this country is more than one can count. Starting with the native ritual music that later the Portuguese Jesuits made suitable to their liturgies, to the percussive beats of the Africans, Brazil received many great cultural influences that helped shape it's unique fusion.
Anything with the word passion gets me, and passion fruit I happen to LOOOOVE! Have you seen the flower? Isn't it one the most beautiful nature creations or what? The white flowers, with purple to pink crown blooms, remind me of summers in Brazil.
We say capoeira is a Brazilian martial art and dance. But capoeira is much more. It is a sport, a ritual, a dance (that actually inspired the American break dance), a musical expression, a martial art and a philosophy.
I designed this work out for Fitness Magazine. They asked me to design something "dance and fitness inspired" based on brazilian moves, specifically to work the butt and hips! Here I share a copy of the work in progress.
Whenever I hear the samba groove I can never sit still. Something inside of me starts to spin and I feel the rush of energy in my veins. Samba can communicate happiness and sensuality. It also can articulate my sadness, my passions and my desires.
I'm happy to announce our first season online. Yes!!! We are celebrating Salvador this season. Salvador was Brazil's first capitol and major port. This is a historic city with beautiful beaches and traditions.
Now you can workout on your own schedule with renowed performer and instructor Vanessa Isaac's vibrante routines based on Brazilian, world dance and yoga. Add a bit of Brazilian flair to your life!