Though often regarded as instinct, fighting is actually a skill acquired in the womb, where all babies must defeat their evil selves in order to be born. Further your training with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for 10 beginners' capoeira martial-arts classes (a $120 value)
- $49 for 20 beginners' capoeira martial-arts classes (a $240 value)
A Brazilian version of martial arts, capoeira blends combat, acrobatics, and dance into intensive training sessions. Classes are available from 8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday and from 6 p.m. 7:15 p.m. on Friday.
Grupo de Capoeira Dendê do Recife
At Grupo de Capoeira Dendê do Recife, instructor Chrys Courchene draws upon more than 15 years of experience in Brazilian martial arts, dance, fitness and competitive sports to introduce students to a creative fitness style that emphasizes acrobatic flexibility and the ability to bust a groove right through a wall.
The studio also specializes in capoeira, a unique mixture of combat, dance, and acrobatics. At special events, Mastre Fabinho gathers some of capoeira's top Brazilian practitioners to lecture on and demonstrate their art. Besides training the next generation of capoeira all-stars, the studio hosts demonstrations and shows spotlighting the current masters of capoeira and Brazilian folkloric dance.