Vanessa Isaac Lifestyle

2019 Calendar - Some Highlights

With Family in Brazil
Aug
10
to Aug 11

With Family in Brazil

Vanessa in Brazil…. resting and enjoying family time. “I know by then I’ll have worked so hard that I will need sometime with my mom and my entire family in Brazil. July holidays will be waiting for me. I can’t wait! Send me in love…. :)

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Samba for Solstice Parade Season Starts!
Apr
1
to Jun 23

Samba for Solstice Parade Season Starts!

It’s it’s a lot of work and it is MAGICAL!!! Be part of the more than 100 performers and a community of dancers and drummers from all over the world and share the joy of Samba and Brazilian Dance and Music. Information about our beautiful Hip Brazil 2019 Ensemble under the Artistic Direction of Vanessa Isaac will be shared soon but we are calling YOU to be part of this dream team.

We recommend you to reserve the months of April, May and June for the intense and exhilarating rehearsals AND start taking Samba lessons with our group assp or online (if out of town). The more you work your endurance, learn the style and stay on the top of your dance and technique the better. Also reserve June 23 & June 24 (plus another weekend in June for day rehearsal. Date TBD). Come and BE the dancer YOU are! Musicians stay tuned too. Guest artists, collaborators and Music directors list coming soon. Let’s sparkle in 2019.

Please stay tuned for our announcements!

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In Monaco: Vanessa Isaac Samba & Brazilian Workshops
Mar
23
to Mar 24

In Monaco: Vanessa Isaac Samba & Brazilian Workshops

Samba in Monte Carlo, March 23 and 24 with Vanessa in one of the most prestigious dance organizations in the world. I am honored to be teaching as part of the “Fe†ê de La Danse” in Monte Carlo at The Diaghilev Studio, Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Open to dancers and non dancers in the community with reservation. Monaco and Vanessa are waiting for you!

“Un voyage unique dans l’histoire des rythmes brésiliens, de l’authentique Samba No pé de Rio de Janeiro, jusqu’au Samba-Reggae, ce workshop est spécialement conçu pour le plaisir d’apprendre.”

Saturday 23 March | from 5 pm to 7 pm
Sunday 24 March | de 11 am to 1 pm
Diaghilev Studio, Opéra de Monte-Carlo

Please make Reservations ahead of time by emailing: l.lambelet@balletsdemontecarlo.com

Website for more information


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Special Samba Class Celebrating Carnaval!
Mar
2
2:30 PM14:30

Special Samba Class Celebrating Carnaval!

Celebrate the biggest party on the Earth: Carnaval. This will be a joyful workshop celebrating the essence of Samba and Brazil. All levels welcome, dress up colorful Brazilian style, bring your high heels and “malandro” hats and let’s party. Samba Workshop with live music with Marcéu Lima. March 2 at the studio of Brasil Arts Cafe (in the back of restaurant).

To register please click here.

NOTE: No refunds or credit for any reason. (Thank you for your understanding).

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Yemanjá Day: An Inspirational Dance & Energy Workshop
Feb
2
11:45 AM11:45

Yemanjá Day: An Inspirational Dance & Energy Workshop

February 2 Yemanjá Day! This workshop is an opportunity for us to work with the inspiration of the Ocean and the water element as we pay tribute to Yemanjá, the Ocean Orixá according to beautiful Afro-Brazilian traditions. We will work with the philosophy and mystical symbolism of the Ocean, some traditional movements and a Contemporary Choreography as nothing replaces experiencing intention and the behind the movement. Healing and Wellness are the focus. Open to all levels of movers. At the Santa Barbara Dance Arts Studio. Make your reservations ahead of time. Live music by Marceu Lima and friends.

More info and registration: Please click here for to register today!

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Samba Dance "Pre Parade Season" Starts in the American Riviera!
Jan
7
to Feb 27

Samba Dance "Pre Parade Season" Starts in the American Riviera!

Mark your calendars, Samba Season starts in SB on January 14! Join the fun, sensuality and art of Samba dancing.

Please choose from Samba 1 and Samba 2 level accordingly to your level (Level 2 is fast) and also join the very raved Technique class. Most dancers join Samba Level 1 OR 2 + the Technique class for better retention and understanding of this beautiful art form. In addition: These classes are highly recommended for those who want to be part of the Solstice Parade 2019 with the Hip Brazil Ensemble 2019. The goal is prepare early all dancers in body, mind and soul for the event. Samba may look easy but, like all dance forms, dedication is a must. Those who start early find more confidence in performing. The classes are part of the in-studio extension of the Samba Dance Academy. Please click here to register.

To read more and to register please click here

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Start the Year Sparkling, Samba Wokshop With Live Music
Jan
5
2:00 PM14:00

Start the Year Sparkling, Samba Wokshop With Live Music

Join Vanessa and the SB community for a special Samba Workshop with special live music by Marcéu Lima and friends. Start the year moving energy, feeling your confidence in a joyful way! Open to all levels, beg to advanced. At the studio at the Brazil Arts Café.

Price is $25. To register please click here

Great Class to join if you want to start learning Samba this year.

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Video with First Quarter Announcements will be up!
Jan
2
10:00 AM10:00

Video with First Quarter Announcements will be up!

So many amazing things around the world and online coming in 2019. On this upcoming video I will bring to you what dates and events to watch out for in the first quarter of 2019 or even beyond. Some important workshops dates, events, online highlights and more. Include some major news. So keep your eyes open and stop by the site to catch the news. I can’t wait!

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Invoking an "Easy & Effortless Year", Creative Movement By the Sea/Yemanjá - Donation Based
Jan
1
10:30 AM10:30

Invoking an "Easy & Effortless Year", Creative Movement By the Sea/Yemanjá - Donation Based

With the blessings of Yemanjå, mama ocean, we will start the first day of the year moving and dancing by the sea and bringing renewed energy to our year. We will nurture our body, mind and soul with the sounds of nature, working with the movements from Contemporary dance, Afro Brazilian language, Yoga, Qi gong and more. Working with the elements of Nature (Tao philosophy/ Afro Brazilian). Vanessa will lead this special donations based session. Wear White + Bring a water bottle. We are planning to have a little brunch together there by the ocean right after so bring a bite to share, something to drink and a beach towel/blanket to sit. You are also encourage to bring white flowers to the make your 2019 wishes and an offer to Yemanjá as is a Brazilian Tradition.

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Online "Samba, Level One Program" on Sale
Dec
23
to Jan 2

Online "Samba, Level One Program" on Sale

Learn Samba Online! Yes, the Online Samba Dance Academy, Level 1 Program is 60% off, but just for now. Start the year sparkling! If your goal is to start dancing, learning Samba step-by-step (yes, I break it down!) and developing your confidence in 2019 in a safe way, then this is the perfect gift for you or a special friend who loves Samba! Give the gift of joy and art to someone, it lasts a lifetime. The Holidays Sale ends January 2. So hurry and let's dance! To read all the info please click here

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Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Samba "Malandro" Style Workshop with our guest Aninha Malandro

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The live, in studio version of the Samba Dance Academy brings to you this fabulous workshop. In this workshop Aninha Malandro will teach the very cool and stylish Rio samba: "Malandro Style". The Malandro samba dance is beautiful, mysterious and fun. Aninha Malandro is the co-creator of the International Samba Congress and a great teacher. Class is at 1pm at Brasil Arts Café.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION GO HERE

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Sep
18
to Nov 10

Performance Workshop with Vanessa

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Vanessa Isaac teaches a Performance Workshop at Adderley School of Performing Arts. Workshop happens every Monday from 6:30 to 8:30pm as part of the live, in studio Samba Dance Academy. All dancers will perform in a fabulous event.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN REALLY SOON. STAY TUNED!

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Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Samba-no-pé Workshop with our guest Abraham Gozales-Pollick

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The live, in studio version of the Samba Dance Academy brings to you a workshop with Abraham Gozales-Pollick, the director of Super Sonic Samba School. Abraham was one of the teachers at the International Samba Congress that impressed me and you will love his energy and Style. Class is at 1pm at Brasil Arts Cafe!

 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATIONS GO HERE

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Samba In San Diego with Vanessa Isaac

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Vanessa Isaac will be in San Diego as a guest teacher as part of the Brazilian Day, 10 years celebrations event. Her fun Samba Dance Workshop will be held Saturday, September 9, at UCSD at 3pm. Class is open to all levels! Vanessa will also be one of Jurors in choosing the new Samba MUSE in an event happening on Sept. 8

FOR MORE INFORMATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP & THE BRAZILIAN DAY SAN DIEGO.  PLEASE GO HERE

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