Workshop: Afrofunk Rio


Join Taísa Machado from Afrofunk Rio for this dance workshop direct from Brazil. No experience necessary - just bring yourself, an open mind - and get ready to move your body, Rio style!

AfroFunk Rio are a feminist collective of dancers, performers and DJs based in Rio de Janeiro who do dance workshops, performances and host club nights to raise awareness to women's rights over their bodies and combat racism. They are "warriors" who use dance as their weapon against a class divided society .

What do they want to do? "Dominate the world!"  Taisa Machando (Co-Founder)

This workshop is open to everyone and will take place on Zoom. You will be sent joining details before the event. Wear comfortable clothes you can move freely in!

This event will take place in Brazilian Portuguese and be translated into English

How to join the event on the day:

This event will take place as a Zoom meeting - you’ll be part of a large group led by Taísa - but do book early to secure a place! You will receive the Zoom link to join on the day of the event

The details will be sent to you from - if you have not received instructions on how to join an hour before the event, please check your spam/junk folder and then email 

This event is part of WOW UK Festival 2021, a very special digital programme, featuring groundbreaking In Conversations and interactive workshops. Over three weeks we’ll explore everything from mental health to sex in lockdown, radical childcare to being everything from a grandmother to an artist in a pandemic (or both!). Find out about The WOW Foundation and its work year-round to fight gender inequality here.

For this year’s festival, we are offering audiences the chance to pay what they can for tickets from £1 upwards. If you’re able to pay a higher ticket price, your contribution will include a donation to help WOW continue its work fighting for gender equality all year-round.



Tickets are non-refundable.