Sat, Feb 15 | Espaço Cultural Samba Trovão

Saturday Capoeira Angola Class

This class is taught by Brazilian native Contra Mestre Baba Jan. Capoeira Angola cultivates control of emotions, body and mind. It also develops a cultural philosophy; rich in music, community and Afro-Brazilian ancestral connections.
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Saturday Capoeira Angola Class

Time & Location

Feb 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Espaço Cultural Samba Trovão, 4318 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD 20781, USA

About the Event

Capoeira Angola cultivates control of emotions, body and mind.  Capoeira Angola is a rigorous workout that resembles both martial arts and dance.  It also develops a cultural philosophy; rich in music, community and Afro-Brazilian ancestral connections.  Capoeira Angola develops a dialogue between two bodies.

In class, students of all ages will learn and practice the basic movements of Capoeira, both solo and with partners while following the teacher through movements and sequences.  Students will also learn the songs of Capoeira and through them, the Portugues language & Afro-Brazilian history & culture.  Students will sing as well as learn to play instruments such as berimbau, pandeiro, agogo, reco-reco and atabaque as part of the class.  Students should wear comfortable shoes, pants(no shorts) and loose fitting t-shirts.

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