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Advanced Capoeira 8:30pm

  • 25 US dollars
  • Maple Avenue

Service Description

A beginner capoeira class is designed to introduce newcomers to the fundamentals of capoeira and provide a solid foundation for further practice. Here's what you can typically expect in a beginner capoeira class: Warm-up: The class will start with a warm-up session to prepare the body for the physical demands of capoeira. This may include light cardio exercises, stretching, and mobility drills. Ginga: The ginga is a fundamental movement in capoeira that serves as the core rhythm and stance. Beginners will learn how to perform the ginga, which involves swaying side to side while maintaining balance and fluidity. Basic Capoeira Techniques: The instructor will teach basic capoeira techniques, such as kicks, sweeps, and evasive movements. These techniques are practiced individually or with a partner, focusing on proper form, execution, and coordination. Partner Drills: Capoeira is often practiced in pairs, so beginners will engage in partner drills to develop timing, agility, and communication. These drills may involve practicing basic movements together, such as dodging kicks or executing simple combinations. Music and Singing: Capoeira is accompanied by live music, typically played on traditional instruments such as the berimbau, pandeiro, and atabaque. Beginners will be introduced to the rhythms, songs, and clapping patterns that accompany capoeira, gaining an understanding of the musical aspect of the art form. Roda Participation: Towards the end of the class, beginners may have the opportunity to observe or even participate in a "roda," which is a circular formation where capoeiristas take turns playing in the center. This experience provides a glimpse into the interactive and improvisational nature of capoeira. Throughout the class, the instructor will provide guidance, corrections, and explanations to ensure that beginners grasp the fundamental techniques and concepts of capoeira. They will also emphasize safety, encouraging students to practice with control and respect for their training partners. It's important to note that each capoeira class may have slight variations in structure and content, depending on the instructor, style, and specific goals of the class. However, the overall focus on learning the basic movements, understanding the rhythm, and developing a foundation for further growth remains consistent.

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Contact Details

  • 7117 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD, USA

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