Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. During this 2-hour class, you will be introduced to the history of Capoeira as well as the game strategy and moves.
What to Expect
Experience the magic of Capoeira in Rio. Come and enjoy the pleasures of Brazilian culture in Rio.
On this tour you will get a brief introduction to the history of Capoeira and its cultural importance, the role of the musical instruments, followed by a warm-up, then a demonstration of the moves and techniques (which you will then try) and the “game” to finish off the day.
Capoeira is a game between two people. It's like a game fight to music with skill, strategy, dance, and acrobatics. Playing Capoeira involves a spontaneous and spectacular exchange of non-contact attacking and defensive movements, where the two players try to create an opportunity to trick, trip or kick their partner. There is no official winner but players and spectators will each decide who played the best game.
- Capoeira class
- English-speaking instructor
Know Before You Go
• It is recommended that you wear loose, comfortable clothing for ease of movement