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Saturdays: Capoeira Online (All ages welcome)

09/26/2020 10:00 AM - 12/12/2020 11:00 PM ET

Category

Youth Classes + Workshops

Location

online

Summary

Martial arts, acrobatics and drums...Capoeira helps your child improve focus, flexibility and strength, while having fun! (click title for more info)

Teaching Artist: Levi Guerrero
All Ages: Saturday, 10:00 am-11:00 am: 9 sessions
September 26 - December 12 (No class Oct. 31, Nov. 7 & 28)
$126 Members* | $140 Non-members
*Household member or higher

Description

Capoeira is now online.  This class will provide children a studio experience from their own home. All lessons will be led by our Teaching Artist Levi Guerrero and allow your child to socialize with other students in the class. You must have internet on a device with a built in camera to participate. Come move and groove the Brazilian way! Capoeira combines martial arts, music, dance and acrobatics to help students gain coordination, focus, agility, flexibility, teamwork and strength. Classes for this age group incorporate music, rhythm, games, creative movement, singing in Portuguese and introduction to Capoeira movements. We will focus on developing physical and sensory awareness through movement, tumbling, and sensory activities. Classes incorporate music, rhythm, games, creative movement, singing in Portuguese and introduction to Capoeira movements with a focus on developing physical and sensory awareness through movement, tumbling, and sensory activities.

Materials Needed:

-Chair for exercises

About the Teaching Artist
Levi Guerrero, also known as Cacique de Ramos, has practiced the art of Capoeira for many years and is an instructor affiliated with Grupo Senzala from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil under the guidance of Mestre Zumbi. Mr. Guerrero has been teaching Capoeira since 2006 in various locations in central and southern New Jersey. Primarily, he seeks to develop the mental and physical capabilities of young people through Capoeira while simultaneously exposing them to the cultural heritage of Africa and Brazil.

 

  


 

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