Axé Capoeira offers capoeira programs for all ages and levels, and Brazilian dance and percussion classes. The group is led by Contra-Mestre Tigrão (São Paulo, Brazil), who has been teaching and performing around the world for 20 years.  


Looking for a vibrant and unique performance for your special event, school or community group? Axé Capoeira specializes in Brazilian folkloric dances and rhythms that will amaze and inspire your audience. Book a performance today!


Music is an integral part of capoeira and Brazilian culture. Axé Capoeira in Calgary specializes in various rhythms unique to Brazil - samba de roda, afoxé, maracatu, to name just a few - and boasts an impressive collection of instruments available only from Brazil.   


Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art developed in the 1500s by African and Indigenous slaves in Brazil as a form of cultural expression and self-defence. Capoeira incorporates various forms of physical movement and is always played with music.

Axé Capoeira in Calgary is an organization dedicated the celebration of Brazilian culture in Calgary through the practice of Capoeira and Brazilian dance and percussion.  



Axé Capoeira Calgary Batizado 2015 - Celebrating 10 years in Calgary!
Date: 2015-05-07 16:56:49

REGISTER NOW  Celebrating 10 years in Calgary! Axé Capoeira Calgary's 2015 batizado will take place June 24-28, 2015. Workshops will be held at the Southern AB Institute of Technology and Mount Royal University June 24-27. The Brazilian Dance and Capoeira show and batizado ceremony will be at the Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University at 2pm on June 28. Registration for local students is open: email axecapo@gmail.com. Click on the registration link above to register visiting students. For more info contact axecapo@gmail.com.

Axé Capoeira Calgary performs at Carnaval Event
Date: 2015-02-26 18:38:02

Axé Capoeira Calgary will perform capoeira and dance with live music on March 7 at the Brazilian Community Association of AB's 2015 Carnaval Party to be held at the Chinese Cultural Centre 197 1 Street SW. More info can be found at www.bcaab.org