Family Capoeira – Every Saturday


A family that plays together stays together!

Capoeira is a fusion of Afro-Brazilian martial arts, music, dance, rhythm and acrobatics. Practiced together, Capoeira promotes fun, cooperation and harmony in the community. All Ages are welcome in this fun family class. Adults accompanying children practice for free. Maximum 2 Adults/child. All children must have an adult present. Siblings under 2 years of age are free.

Class Details

Date: Every Saturday!
Time: 3pm
10 Class Card: $150
Drop In: $18/child

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Teacher Bio

Pena VerdePena Verde is from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. He started playing Capoeira when he was 15 years old with Mestre Sabia, the coordinator of The Association of Ginga Mundo Capoeira. Pena has been teaching Capoeira for 9 years. He taught Capoeira classes to children and adults in Salvador, Brazil; Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany; and Paris, France. Currently, he teaches in New York City, at Community Roots Charter School, The Co-op School, and Essex Street Academy High School. He has also taught at Bronx International High School, P.S. 372-the Childrenโ€™s School, Brooklyn Friends School, and the Tribeca Community School. Pena believes that Capoeira has been responsible for transforming the lives of people all over the world. For this reason, he is thankful for the opportunity to teach Capoeira in New York City.