WELCOME TO AXÉ CAPOEIRA IN CALGARY
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.
WHAT IS CAPOEIRA?
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.
CAPOEIRA LATEST NEWS
Date: 2015-09-06 23:27:38
All programs resume the week of Sept. 14! SAIT classes begin Sept 14. YMCA Saddletown Sept 15. YMCA Shawnessy Sept 17. MMA University Sept 19. New program at Glencoe Club begins Sept. 19.
New Saturday Location and Time!
Date: 2015-09-06 23:23:24
Saturday classes will resume Sept. 19 at a new location - MMA University 16-49 Aero Drive NE. The new time is 230-430pm. See our class page for details.