Dance instructor on the Edun Ara – bloco de carnaval project and other OVM and Global Grooves workshops, Marcia Magliari is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She teaches Samba, Afro-Brazilian, Frevo, Forro, Lambada, Gafieira (samba ballroom), Salsa, Merengue and a Stretch class.
She is an experienced dancer, teacher and choreographer who, since 1986, has been working for Brazilian contemporary arts, helping in the expansion of the notion of Brazilian dance (especially Lamabada) and music in the UK.
Marcia has been trained in classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, dance movement therapy and studied yoga and tai-chi. She has a Diploma in dance movement therapy and is a pioneer of Brazilian dance in the UK.
She combines all this knowledge and expertise to give her classes a special blend, linking body awareness, technique and the joy of dancing.