2017 BCC of NEWARK BATIZADO REVIEW

2017 Batizado of Cordão de Ouro Capoeira, Newark, New Jersey This post is my overall review of the 2017 Cordão de Ouro Batizado at the Brazilian Cultural Center of Newark in New Jersey (my group… no bias). We had an awesome showing of students and teachers. I was really happy about being able to help […]

WHAT IS THE GINGA?

THE FOUNDATION OF CAPOEIRA There is a 99% chance that during your first Capoeira class, your teacher showed you how to perform The Ginga. The Ginga is the first thing to learn in Capoeira because it is the foundation for all other movements. “Ginga” in Portuguese means swing. The Ginga therefore is the way you […]

I Can’t Even do a Cartwheel

Ever thought, “I can’t do Capoeira, I can’t even do a cartwheel”? This post is for you!   If you’re one of those people who’ve hesitated to do Capoeira because you think you’re not fit enough or you’re not this or that, then I have a few words for you.  When I first started Capoeira, […]