Choose Between Two Options
- $35 for 10 capoeira or Brazilian Rhythms dance classes ($150 value)
- $22 for 5 capoeira or Brazilian Rhythms dance classes ($75 value)
The International Capoeira School
Bruno Melo, known internationally as Mestre Esquilo, which translates to Master Squirrel, is North Carolina's only capoeira master. At The International Capoeira School, Mestre Esquilo draws on his 24 years of practicing the Afro-Brazilian martial-art form that blends music, dance, acrobatics, and martial arts. He's traveled to more than 20 countries for capoeira, and settled in North Carolina's to found the school in 2013. Pupils of all ages and backgrounds study the rich history of capoeira as they perform hypnotic combos and dance-like kicks to drumbeats and Brazilian rhythms. The dance side of things is more thoroughly explored in Brazilian Rhythms classes, where Glau Santana instructs students in twirls, shimmies, and shakes. All levels of dancers are welcome.
“I loved the first class. ”
“First class tonight and it was fun! Make no mistake - You will burn some calories. Bring a towel and a bottle of water along with a decent pair of flat-soled...”
“First class tonight and it was fun! Make no mistake - You will burn some calories. Bring a towel and a bottle of water along with a decent pair of flat-soled tennis shoes. I went barefoot and will be feeling it. Def recommend for something new!”
“My daughters first class was tonight. She LOVED it! Fabulous organization, she can't wait until her next class.”
2609 Central Ave.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28205