DO YOU PLAY CAPOEIRA?
Capoeira(CAPO-ERA) is a unique Brazilian sport that combines martial-arts, dance & acrobatics, with live music and Afro-Brazilian culture. Developed in the 1500s by African and Indigenous slaves in Brazil as a form of self defense, which they disguised as a dance as a way to hide their training of combat and self-defence from their oppressors, In Capoeira there are no winners or losers. Performed by two people, it is called a “Game” that is played, not fought, It is a dialogue between players – a conversation through movement to to the sounds of percussive Afro-Brazilian music. Combining cardiovascular and strength training, It burns fat and builds muscle, flexibility and endurance.
It improves balance, strength and coordination.
Capoeira is an all in one art form giving your body and mind everything it needs.