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- $24.99 for 5 boot camp or capoeira fitness classes ($50 value)
- $34.99 for 10 boot camp or capoeira fitness classes ($100 value)
Teachers pass along the dance-like combat moves of capoeira, including kicks, escapes, and basic acrobatic movements, to help students train for agility and strength. Alternatively, Primal Fitness boot camps incorporate kettlebells, sandbags, and Olympic-style weights to help train bodies into peak physical condition. See the schedule for available classes.
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Capoeira is part martial art, part dance, and part music lesson—also making it a great workout. During classes, the highly accomplished Mestre Rodrigo Zerlotti gathers his students into a circle where they sing and play musical instruments to help set the speed of the showdown happening in the middle. There, two capoeiristas show off their moves, often demonstrating scything kicks or unexpected takedowns. They also incorporate tumbling and acrobatics into their combative dancing, which they use to dodge their opponent's attacks or deflect invitations to start a conga line.
Mestre Rodrigo started his capoeira practice at age 13 in Brazil. A devoted practitioner throughout his life, he moved to Texas in 1990 and began putting down the roots for Capoeira Evolução before achieving the mestre (master) level in 1996. Today he continues to train contramestres (apprentices) of the art and teaches his beloved capoeira to the local community.