Nobody said Samba is an simple dance one can sleep-walk through. It takes your whole being, all your energy, your whole body. When you get it, when you really get how to samba, its a fever.
Poor Marie Osmand. Not sure she gets it yet.
millions of east-coasted Dancing with the Stars fans watched
as Marie Osmond fainted during judge Len Goodman's appraisal of her
samba, a dance apparently so physically draining that it was impossible
for Osmond to stay conscious long enough to signal the show's producers
to cut away from a coming swoon in time to avoid unnecessarily
upsetting America. But don't worry: we're told the Dancing crew returned after the impromptu break to let everyone know she's fine.
Try out your real samba (no ballroom pressure!)....Get down to Roccapulco in San Francisco on Halloween and Samba with Energia do Samba and DJ Papi Chocolate spinning Salsa, Samba, Soca, Reggae, Afrobeat and Hip Hop.
Root Magazine will be covering the event. Be there in costume!
Vicki Virk, contributing writer to rootis the founder of Dholrhythms dance troupe and Bhangra dance teacher. She enthusiastically brings her passion for Bhangra to the nightlife of San Francisco.
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WHAT IS DIWALI: The literal meaning is “rows of lighted lamps” which is why it is often referred to as the “Festival of Lights”. In India, Diwali marks the beginning of a new year. It is a colorful, vibrant celebration with all
your family, friends, and community, to welcome good fortune, and a fresh new beginning. The illumination of homes with lights and the skies with firecrackers is an expression of homage to the heavens for the attainment of health, wealth, knowledge, peace and prosperity.
WHAT TO WEAR: Your newest, brightest, most vibrant, and colorful self.
Dazzle yourself with all that you makes you feel beautiful.
WHAT TO BRING: smiles, positive energy, free spirit, hugs, good wishes, and lots of gratitude & appreciation for all you have. Most importantly, don’t forget to wear your dancing shoes.
WHEN TO COME: Doors open at 8pm.There will be a special anniversary celebration early in the night and we would love to share it with you. So please come join us to share some treats, sweets, and other joyous little surprises.