What is forró?

Forró is one of Brazil’s most popular dance styles, originating from the northeast of Brazil, with influences from various Brazilian styles such as samba.

Below are a few videos to give you a taste of the two styles of forró that we teach at Forró Academy classes in London:

1) Forró Roots

Featured dancers: Daniel Marinho & Mari Meireles

2) Forró Universitário

Featured dancers: Felipe Carvalho & Sarah Lein

3) Forró Roots + Universitário

At Forró Academy, all students – from beginners upwards – are taught both forró roots and forró universitário, as well as techniques for merging the two styles to create scintillating, memorable dances… such as in the video below:

Featured dancers: Felipe Abreu & Mari Vilas

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