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There is no better martial art for quickly increasing strength and flexibility of the entire body, for bringing the sexes to equal ground and for cultivating community and respect.
Kids' Classes consist of
- Across the floor animal walking strength building drills
- Learn a new kick and evasion
- Apply this combination in games (musical partner game and Capoeira tag)
- "Pimenta" Says
- Acrobatic drills
- Music: capoeira instruments and songs are practiced
- "Roda": Capoeira play application whereby 2 people at a time play a Capoeira game with the support of the group's call and response song and instrumentals.
Adult Classes consist of
- Capoeira technique review
- New material and application
- Roda techniques and etiquette
- Music: berimbau, atabaque, pandeiro
As capoeira can put a good deal of strain on the practitioner's body, we emphasize safety in class. Teachers are well educated in anatomy and medicine.
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