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Afro-Brazilian Capoeira: Music, Language, & History
In this ongoing course, we will learn the rhythms and black history of Capoeira by practicing traditional songs, instruments, and Portuguese from within the art form. Students are required to purchase appropriate instruments for this class.
This class will teach the musical and historical aspects of Capoeira. This class uses an instrument called a BERIMBAU. So Students MUST come to class with a Berimbau. This class does NOT teach movement. This class teaches how to play a Berimbau and Capoeira Instruments. For Capoeira movement, please enroll into “Afro-Brazilian Capoeira (Ages 9-14). Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art which was brought to Brazil during the Trans-Atlantic slave trade during the 1600s. Capoeira was used...
This class is taught in English.
Students will primarily learn to play Berimbau and sing songs. They will also learn Brazilian Portuguese since Capoeira music is in Brazilian Portuguese.
Coach Eurico has been training Capoeira for well over 15 years and has been coaching for over 10. Capoeira is passed down to Coach Eurico thru his family’s lineage, and he learns directly today from his father, Mestre Senna, the founder of the Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Association Senavox. Coach Eurico’s grandfather is Mestre Carlos Senna, who was a figure that helped to legalize Capoeira in Brazil alongside the legendary Mestre Bimba.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There will be mentions of racism, discrimination, and violence.
Spider Martial Arts (SMA) is based in Los Angeles, CA and was founded in 2020 by Coach Eurico aka Coach Spidey who has been practicing Capoeira his whole life. Thanks to Outschool, Spider Martial Arts was given a platform to provide coaching...
1x per week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
1-5 learners per class