Capoeira

Capoeira….. What is Capoeira

Capoeira is many things, a fight, a dance, an art, and a lifestyle. It is a martial art stemed from the need for survival. Capoeira was developed by Africans brought to Brazil by the Portuguese. They used it as tool for self-defense and freedom from slavery. Its practitioners had to disguise their training as dance and play while learning how to fight.