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by Jill Roth


If you like music, culture and dance, I have found the perfect martial art for you! Capoeira! This is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that was created by the slaves in Brazil. 859 more words

Mindset Self-defense

A Note of Confidence

There are so many things I feel insecure about in this gift life I am living. All those fretful hours make me fear that ‘worrying’ has simply become a habit.

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Capoeira in the Latin Quarter

Paris’ Latin Quarter, after the Bastille Day parade and afternoon celebrations, and yet a couple of hours before people began jockeying in earnest for position near the Eiffel Tower and along bridges for views of the fireworks … 79 more words


Falling asleep to the sound of the berimbau

One thing I enjoy about going to Capoeira class is the berimbau music, which is rhythmic and somewhat monotonic. After some months of weekly training to the same CD with music running over and over again, my body started to react to the music itself by beginning to move. 172 more words


Expressão e Brincadeira

Tataruga taught us again this week, and we continued our study of what Capoeira is.  On Monday, we focused on  expressão, the expression of the movements.   771 more words


Spotlight: Korean BBQ & Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Kathy and Ramon, the dynamic duo of East and West Coast united residing in Brooklyn, NY. Korean BBQ to Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Tutorial to Table Chef… 329 more words

Lazy Sunday Moda

We need to be in the actual life, the real life, because capoeira is fundamentally about the roda of life.  – Mestre Gato -