A Chat with Capoeira Gerais Boston
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We are an extremely friendly and welcoming group with classes oriented at all levels. We also have a high ratio of beginners and females.
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Gerais means “general” in Portuguese. This name was chosen to signify that Capoeira is for everyone–all ages, all physical abilities, all ethnic and social backgrounds. Through Capoeira’s unique history of discrimination and freedom, we seek to promote diversity, tolerance and self-expression.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Capoeira combines martial arts, dance, music, and rich cultural traditions: physically gratifying and emotionally satisfying. It builds confidence and self-esteem. The elegance and magic of Capoeira resonate in ways that are spiritual and empowering.
What do you love most about your job?
Capoeira is not just my job. It's my way of life.