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
Brazilian Dance & Capoeira Show June 9, 2013
Date: 2013-05-08 21:22:57
Brazil comes to Calgary with an exciting event celebrating Brazilian popular culture on all fronts. Hosted by Calgary’s own Axé Capoeira, the live performance will be held at the Vertigo Theatre on Sunday, June 9th, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dance and Capoeira Performances @ Saskatoon Folkfest
Date: 2013-05-08 05:31:32
August 15-17, 2013 in Saskatoon
Axé Capoeira will be in Saskatoon again this year for the 2013 Folkfest. Come celebrate the diversity and beauty of Brazilian culture with dance and capoeira performances with live music.