Our Class



01. Teachers

Our teachers enjoy sharing their love and passion for Capoeira at home (throughout New York City) and around the world. Learn more about ilê de palmares and our leaders.

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02. Classes

Ready for an experience of your life? Our classes are an hour and a half which consist of a warmup, stretching, basic Capoeira movements, music and games. Arrive to class with comfortable clothing, a bottle of water and a smile 🙂

What is

03. Capoeira

Capoeira (cap·o·ei·ra) is an Afro-Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. It was created in the 16th century by enslaved Africans in Brazil who used it to liberate themselves.