There are hundreds of physical activities for people to choose from, so why should you choose capoeira over ultimate frisbee? Capoeira is at once a widely communal and a deeply individual experience. Once you become a capoeirista, you form an instant bond with thousands of people across the globe who share your passion. At the…

Written by Monique Mizrahi Source: Soul Brasil Magazine Capoeira is freedom, expression, creation, improvisation. It’s a song, a dance, a martial art, a philosophy for survival. It embodies respect, dignity, and grace as a conversation, a ritual, a tradition, and a savior. “Zum zum zum, capoeira salva um” (Zum zum zum, capoeira saves). Women from all…

Written by Mestre Cobra Mansa Source: ICAF-CT website  Most capoeiristas in Brazil and all over the world are construction workers, teachers, students, wives, husbands, doctors, lawyers, bums, bankers, administrators, unemployed, musician, artists etc. In brief, most capoeiristas, if not all, are part of that thing we call Society. Most capoeiristas live within that society and…

  1. It will make you stronger and fitter than you every imagined. capoeira will help you to develop more strength, endurance, flexibility, and agility than your average kickboxing or aerobics class. The basis for capoeira is the constant motion of your body, side-to-side and front to back. You’ll develop a strong upper body, core,…

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