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2019 Batizado


Saturday, October 12th, 9am
Brooklyn Waldorf School

Brooklyn, New York

Join us!

Come join us at our first fundraiser of the year! Celebrate another year of capoeira with our lovely community. Your ticket includes food, a drink, and entertainment! It will be a fun day for adults and kids!

$25 in advance, $30 at the door

@ MonkeyDo Yoga
279 3rd Ave

Can’t make it? Please consider buying a ticket to support this fundraiser!


Pandeiro Workshop

Saturday, May 18th @ 11:45-1:30pm

@ Thomas Greene Park,

(3rd ave Btw Degraw and  Douglass St)
workshop + pizza

We would like to invite all of you to participate in a pandeiro (tambourine) making workshop in May. Following capoeira traditions of using existing materials to make instruments, students will work on making their very own pandeiro!Each student will need to bring one empty 2 liter bottle and we will supply the rest of the materials. At the end of the workshop, students will take home their square-framed tambourine.
Email us to save your spot!

Floreios Workshop @ Powerplay

Saturday, February 9th

Floreios Workshop @ Powerplay, 432 3rd Ave

3:00-4:15pm (KIDS) and 4:15-5:30-pm (Adults)
$25 (cash only)*

Floreios refer to all the acrobatics movements done in capoeira. We will work on moves like: macaco (monkey flip), palhaço (back handspring), queda de rins (side crunch), aú sem mão (no handed cartwheel), aú de coluna (front walkover), bananeira (handstand), ponte (bridge), pião de mão (spin on the hands) and much more…

Join us for our first and one of the most exciting workshops of the year. Let’s work on our special capoeira moves and take advantage of the bouncy floors and all of the equipment Powerplay offers. This workshop is great for kids of all ages and open to students who are not enrolled in the winter series.

*Adults please pay $25 cash in advance or $30 day of.

November Absolute Beginners Series Starts!

Curious about Capoeira?

Join us for a class designed just for people new to Capoeira! This is a fantastic opportunity to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie – all at a pace that is welcoming to new students.

The classes involve movement utilizing the entire body developing strength, coordination, and flexibility.

You also get the opportunity to play traditional Capoeira instruments and learn to sing traditional Capoeira songs in Portuguese.

We highly encourage you to attend all eight classes because each class will focus on a different area of Capoeira – at the end of the eight classes, you will have the foundation needed to join our all levels classes.


Encontro das Américas, Europeu e Africano de Cultura e Capoeira

July 5-9, 2018

The cultural centre roots of Brazil celebrates the 20 years of the “meeting of the Americas, European and African culture and capoeira”. The traditional meeting became reference in the brasiliense scene and brings together capoeiristas from various places in the country and the world, where the group acts.

The 20th edition of the meeting is emblematic, not just for being the 20th anniversary of the event, but mainly for celebrating 45 years that capoeira entered the life of the founder of the cultural center roots of Brazil, ralil nassif Solomon.

It will be four days of cultural exchange of capoeira with lectures, experiences, “aulões”, graduation and artistic presentations. This year, training and lectures will take place at gym gym, 904 South, on 5 AND 6 from noon. Who Circular by the mall patio Brazil on Saturday (7), will have the opportunity to do an experimental capoeira class from noon. A Novelty of this edition, aiming to further expand the culture of capoeira and show that it is for everyone.

Professor Curu is heading to Brasilia-Brasil to participate in this amazing event! Parabéns Mestre Ralil!

Brazilian Happy Hour

Join us for our first Batizado Fundraiser! Let loose after a hard day’s work and meet us at The Douglass – Drink, Dance and Delight in some Brazilian inspired entertainment! Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door and include: 2 drinks + happy hour all night ($5 – House beer, house wine, well drinks).

Buy your tickets at the academy or online.

Maculelê Workshop

Join us for a Maculelê Workshop

Saturday, April 28th12 – 1:30pm
( All levels )
$25 in advance

This workshop will also be our first rehearsal for our ANNUAL BATIZADO. It’s very important that you all can make it so we can work on your skills and get ready for a great Maculelê choreography – you will also have the opportunity to be part of the Batizado performance.

* All proceeds will go towards our Annual Batizado *


It is a pleasure and a great honor for all of us from Raízes do Brasil Capoeira, to once again receive our dear Mestre João Grande, passing some of his experience with his life through capoeira, also with the presence of our friend and brother Mestre Aryranha to add a lot of energy in this event.

You are our special guest! Bring your abadá and your axé and come join us for this great capoeira weekend!!!

Friday, March 2nd

Capoeira workshop – Mestre Aryranha
@ Monkey Do Yoga

Saturday, March 3rd

1-2pm # KIDS #
Music & berimbau workshop
Mestre João Grande

2-4pm # ADULTS #
Music & Movement – Angola workshop – Mestre João Grande
@ Spoke the Hub Arts Annex, 234 Butler St (at Nevins)

Sunday, March 4th

Angola roda with Mestre João Grande
@ Capoeira Angola Center

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