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 event 2016
Date: 2016-04-14 19:00:33
http://www.axecalgary.com/events Join us for Calgary’s annual Batizado June 9-12, 2016! This event will consist of capoeira workshops, dance workshops, rodas, event t-shirt, buffet dinner at Gaucho Brazilian BBQ and the Brazilian dance & capoeira performance and graduation belt ceremony, which will be free and open to the public at Eau Claire Market’s Centre Court, 2pm June 12.
Spring Capoeira 2016!
Date: 2016-04-01 17:18:07
SAIT Winter programs end the week of April 15 and spring begins the week of May 2. YMCA programs begin the week of April 4 and Vivo programs are running until April 24. Click here for detailed info on spring programs. Click here for detailed spring program info.