Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form of self-defense that combines elements of martial arts, music and dance.
It was developed by Africans enslaved in Brazil during the colonial period by a way of resistance of slavery and oppression. In the last few years, Capoeira has taken the world by storm. In the United States it is in demand, rapidly becoming the most sought-after art form and means of creative self-expression. Capoeira promotes diversity and tolerance, teaches discipline and respect for tradition, insures amazing fitness, and encourages investment in culture. From coast-to-coast, continent to continent, Capoeira is captivating people of all ages and walks of life.
Capoeira Hartford is a branch of Grupo Capoeira Brasil and it is lead by Professor Tuzinho, Brazilian born and Instrutora Tomate a local raised in Rocky Hill, Hartford Area. Capoeira Brasil Hartford offers Capoeira classes for youth and adults, both instructors have over a decade of Capoeira experience. They are committed to building a strong presence for Capoeira and the Brazilian Culture in Connecticut.
Capoeira change lives, physically, mentally and spiritually. Capoeira is for everyone!