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capoeira

a movement discipline combining martial art and dance, which originated among African slaves in 19th-century Brazil
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To keep fit, Rafael Rosell does a combination of Capoiera, surfing, daily workout, and healthy diet.
Frances attends the Capoiera Aruanda school, which runs classes in Broadway and Coogee, three times a week where she is taught by Contra Mestre Borracha.
Capoiera sessions are being conducted by Brazilian Master Luciano Da Silva 'Bascuito'
The martial arts styles represented are karate, Kung Fu, judo, Silat, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Capoiera, Muy Thai, Mixed Martial Arts and Parkour.
Before the onset of pain, he attended a Capoiera class and practiced daily.
The capoiera was particularly outstanding," she said.
Prof Pelicano, a Brazilian based in Newcastle, will demonstrate capoiera, a blend of dance and martial art.
The final ballet, Vieira's Missao (2003), captured the essence of capoiera, from which his dance vocabulary springs.
Also on the bill Saturday are African tribal dancers, the rock bands Olympus Mons and Champagne Syndicate, techno-DJ Silver, the martial arts/dance Eugene Capoiera Team and other performers.
en adelante: Funcionamiento del proyector: Danza con el Grupo Cafu Capoiera.
Studies comparing the activation of mirror neurons in ballet and Capoiera dancers showed stronger activation when the dancers watched their own genre.
24, Dancing into History: Capoiera w/ Itapua Beiramar, Concert Hall, John F.