Glenio de Olivieri

Glenio de Oliviera has been teaching Brazilian ballroom dancing for 15 years. He has been professional performances in many TV shows, theater, and also fundraising events in Brazil. Glenio started dancing at the age of 12 with ballet classes in Brazil. Soon enough, he has been doing ballet stage performances. Glenio has been studying art of dancing with many famous Brazilian professional dancers such as Jaime Aroxa, Carlos de Jesus, Carlinhos de Jesus, Juliano Andrade, Vinicios Da Costa, and many others. Now in Boston, Glenio has been teaching for 6 years at many different studios such as the Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge, MAPS (Massachusetts Association of Portuguese Speakers), MIT University, and Brookline Community Adult Education Center. Currently, samba classes take place every Sunday at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge. Glenio specializes mainly in the Brazilian ballroom dancing such as samba de gafieira, forro, but he also been teaching samba no pe (carnival samba), bolero, salsa, zouk, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, swing, and even tango. Come take a class and see for yourself how fast you will learn!