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Capoeira for mind and body

Lifestyle Trainers

Capoeira is described as an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art that combines fighting with dance, music and song. Capoeira is not simply a fight though it is classed as a martial art because it consists of a series of attack and defence moves and strategies, it is definitely an art as it allows you to be creative with your body, teaches you music and percussion.

It is a ritual because it brings people together one or twice a week to sing, clap, and "play" together. It is a freedom outside of the constraints of day-to-day urban life where you can act out your emotions by creating a deep physical dialogue with a comrade and learn to overcome your obstacles and grow.

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