27 Oct '13, 6pm

Capoeira | Pineapple

Timetable Monday Tueday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Levels Levels Teachers Teachers Maurice Passman Ponciano Advanced All Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, games, music, and dance. It was developed in the regions known as Bahia, Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro. Participants form a roda, or circle, and take turns playing musical instruments (such as the Berimbau), singing, or ritually sparring in pairs in the centre of the circle. The sparring is marked by fluid acrobatic play, feints, and extensive use of sweeps, kicks, and head butts. MESTRE PONCIANINHO Mestre Ponciano Almeida was born on 31st March 1980 and raised in Guaratinguetá, a small town in the state of São Pao, Brazil. He started Capoeira at the age of four in the Capoeira Academy, JACARE ACADEMIA. Mestre Poncianinho began his Capoeira training with M. Ponc...

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