Axé Capoeira offers capoeira programs for all ages and levels, and Brazilian dance and percussion classes. The group is led by Mestrando 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.  



Brazilian Dance & Capoeira Show June 11
Date: 2017-04-25 18:07:55

Come and enjoy the diverse cultures of Brazil with gravity-defying acrobatics, fast-paced martial arts and vibrant dances all set to rhythmic live music! Axe Capoeira Calgary's annual Brazilian Dance & Capoeira Show will take place Sunday June 11 at 2pm at Eau Claire Market, and will feature local and international performers. This event will be free and open to the public. Don't miss it! Info: axecapo@gmail.com 

Axé Capoeira Calgary at Carnaval Event
Date: 2017-03-19 03:12:39

Axé Capoeira Calgary will perform capoeira and dance with live music on March 11 at the Brazilian Community Association of AB's 2017 Carnaval Party to be held at the Chinese Cultural Centre 197 1 Street SW. More info can be found at www.bcaab.org.