Samba is a musical genre with African roots that emerged in Brazil. Today it is a symbol of national identity of Brazilian popular culture.
During its history, Samba has many musical and social influences that lead it to multiple different styles such as Brazilian Samba, Samba Reggae or Bossa-Nova, among others.
Samba is included in ballroom dances, obtaining a great influence from them, acquiring a more elegant and social party tone. It exudes celebration, social union, joy and merriment.
The most characteristic parts of the body are the hips, breasts and the constant and relaxed flexion and extension of the knees, which transmits heaviness, triviality and pregnancy.
It is a dance that contains figures of progression on the floor with the aim of surrounding it from the outside.