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After a year and a half of disruption, we are so excited to restart regular forró classes and we have A PLAN!

Whether you are already a forrozeiro or simply looking forward to discovering a new hobby where you can meet cool people and learn something fun, we hope you can't wait either...

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Join us for a free forró introduction class this summer.

This is the perfect time to try something new! You can register alone or with a partner.

☀️ 5 different dates throughout the summer
☀️ Outdoor classes (& an indoor Plan B in case of rain!)
☀️ Small group sizes
☀️ Forró Prática after some of the initiations so you can practice!


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This summer we will be organising a number of práticas. These are an opportunity to dance, practice and reconnect.

Everyone welcome!
No partner needed
Registration required


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WHO ARE WE

Meet Sarah and the team

Sarah fell in love with forró while living in Milan and she hasn’t looked back since. Building on her experience in sports and language education, Sarah launched and started to teach forró classes in Brussels in 2014.

She now teaches regular classes in Brussels and Ghent, as well as travelling all over Europe and occasionally beyond to teach at workshops and festivals.

Sarah's classes emphasise the importance of presence, connection with our partner and musicality. She also prides herself on trying to achieve that oh-so-delicate balance between technique and creativity, precision and freedom, focus and fun.

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Sarah Collings

Andrés

The best way to get to know Andrés is to invite him to dance! One of the most generous dancers around, he's the first to open the dance floor and the last to leave it.

Andrés started dancing forró in 2017, and quickly proved himself a dedicated and curious leader. One of his strongest skills is connection, opening up lots of space for creativity and playfulness on the dance floor. In the classroom, he is laid-back but highly observant, analysing what's going on and providing support wherever necessary.

Hélène

When Hélène started dancing forró in 2016, her desire to learn and her enthusiasm quickly became obvious. She has been assisting Sarah in the classes since 2017, and now teaches independently as well.

 

Hélène is an expressive and creative dancer, full of smiles and empathy. She also brings this energy to her teaching, blending humour and patience to ensure her students learn well and - of course - have fun at the same time. Her signature warmth and connection will draw you in and put you at ease right away!

Lili

Lili has been part of the Brussels forró scene from almost the very beginning. Since discovering forró in 2016, she has become a crucial part of the community: organising events, playing excellent DJ sets, assisting at classes and more.

Her open-mindedness means that no matter the song playing, she'll be dancing - xote, baião, coco, frevo... And with her sunny disposition, clear explanations, and hunger to learn and improve, she's an brilliant asset to the Monitores team.

Patrick

Everything Patrick does is clean and precise, providing maximum opportunity to connect with his partner. He's the embodiment of quality over quantity.

He started dancing forró in 2018, bringing his background in salsa, bachata and other dance styles with him. If you fancy a philosophical conversation on couple dancing? Patrick is your guy! And in the classroom, he is exceptionally patient, drawing on his diverse dance experiences to clearly communicate the details with a touch of humour.

Simon

Simon discovered forró in 2018 in Toulouse and dived straight in, immersing himself in the dance, the music, and the community.

He loves the challenge of breaking down new moves and then practises diligently which creates his signature smooth dance style, whether he's turning universitário-style or exploring the intricacies of roots footwork. In the classroom, he is passionate, detailed-oriented, and untiring - keen to contribute to each student's learning as best he can.

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