Capoeira classes in New York City

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Capoeira at Carioca Capoeira - Manhattan Carioca Capoeira - Manhattan
445 East 69th Street Cornell Medical College New York City, NY
  • 718-309-7605
  • Roosevelt Island (2300 ft) IND 63rd St
  • 68th Street – Hunter College (2600 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (3000 ft) IND 63rd St
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Carioca Capoeira - Woodside Carioca Capoeira - Woodside
53-22 Roosevelt Street Precise Dance Studio New York City, NY
  • 718-309-7605
  • 52nd Street (500 ft) IRT Flushing
  • 46th Street – Bliss Street (2100 ft) IRT Flushing
  • 61st Street – Woodside (2200 ft) IRT Flushing
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Carioca Capoeira - Sunnyside Carioca Capoeira - Sunnyside
49-10 43rd Avenue Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 718-309-7605
  • 52nd Street (700 ft) IRT Flushing
  • 46th Street – Bliss Street (1000 ft) IRT Flushing
  • 40th Street – Lowery Street (2400 ft) IRT Flushing
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Synergy Fitness in Astoria Synergy Fitness in Astoria 1 Video
23-35 Broadway Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 718-267-7700
  • Broadway (1300 ft) BMT Astoria
  • 30th Avenue (2300 ft) BMT Astoria
  • 36th Avenue (2700 ft) BMT Astoria
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2018.01.11
Capoeira at New York Capoeira Luanda New York Capoeira Luanda 1 Photo

New York Capoeira (Capoeira Luanda) is devoted to teaching and preserving the art of capoeira.

Coaches: Professor Tiba and Mestre Jelon.

405 West 55th Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 347-635-5061
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (1500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (1500 ft) IND 8th Av
  • 50th Street (1700 ft) IND 8th Av
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2017.10.08
Capoeira at Arte Capoeira Center Arte Capoeira Center 1 Photo

Classes:

  • All Levels (Open) — beginnerd, intermediate, advanced;
  • Kids — the kids classes at the Arte Capoeira Center are for 4 to 11 year-olds. (12 and older can train with the adult class on Saturday).

Class structure

After a warm-up with basic capoeira movements and exercises specifically designed for capoeira, the students are divided in groups to continue training with drills and sequences according to their skill level. A roda (capoeira circle) usually closes the class.

Instrutor Mucuiù is the Founder and Executive Director of the Arte Capoeira Center. He has been teaching capoeira in the New York City area for over 15 years.

18 Bleecker Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-460-1368
  • Bleecker Street (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Broadway – Lafayette Street (800 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Second Avenue (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
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2017.10.06
Capoeira at Mausa Health & Fitness Center Mausa Health & Fitness Center 1 Photo
759 Washington Avenue Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 718-210-3190
  • Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn Museum (900 ft) IRT Eastern Parkway
  • Park Place (1400 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Botanic Garden (1700 ft) BMT Franklin Av
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2017.01.15
Acrobatics and Capoeira at Warrior Bridge School Warrior Bridge School 2 Photo

Programs:

  • Capoeira acrobatics;
  • Handstand acrobatics;
  • Standing acrobatics.

250 Front Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-391-0955
  • Fulton Street (1600 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Chambers Street (1900 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (1900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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2016.12.12
Capoeira at New York Capoeira Center New York Capoeira Center 1 Photo

Adult programs:

  • Intro & Conditioning Program — Duration: 30 minute classes for 2-4 weeks. Curriculum: learn 5 core basic capoeira moves that condition you for the Level l program;
  • Level 1 Program (Light Green Cord) — Duration: 45 & 30 minute classes x 1-2 years. Curriculum: 13 basic moves including five circular kicks, combinations, plus the first five sequences of attacks and escapes with a partner. Music lessons with capoeira instruments and how to play the game of capoeira inside the circle is part of Level l;
  • Level II Program (Dark Green) — Duration: 1-2 years. Curriculum: New movements and combinations to master balance, strength and control. Sequences 6-10;
  • Level III & IV Program (Green-Yellow & Yellow) — Duration: 2-4 years. Curriculum: Advanced kicks and take towns. Sequences 11-15. Levels lll & lV develop speed, power, reflexes and precision;
  • TLP: Teaching & Leadership Program (Yellow);
  • Level V (Yellow-Blue) / Level Vl (Blue).

Children programs:

  • Kids Capoeira Classes;
  • Children's Capoeira Graduation and Performance;
  • Teen Capoeira classes.

Instructors:

  • Solomon "Ariranha" Nadaf (Adult Program);
  • Hazel "Pavão" Chi (Adult Program);
  • Keith Elijah "Macabé" Fasciani (Adult Program);
  • Jimmy "Zoinho" Cheng (Adult Program);
  • Zachary "Mosquitinho" Leo (Adult & Children's Program);
  • Lee-Sean "Macarrão" Huang (Adult Program);
  • Anastasia "Maré" Arikidis (Adult Program);
  • Asher Gabriel "Raposão" Hurtado (Children's Program).
107 #307 Suffolk Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 212-677-2209
  • Essex Street (500 ft) BMT Nassau St
  • Delancey Street (600 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Second Avenue (1900 ft) IND 6th Av
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2017.10.06
Capoeira at Capoeira Angola Center Capoeira Angola Center

Mestre João Grande teaches in the African style, as a way of life, as his teacher Mestre Pastinha did before him.

All classes & Roda are open to all levels, beginners included.

2916 Frederick Douglass Boulevard Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 212-989-6975
  • 155th Street (600 ft) IND Concourse
  • 155th Street (1400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Harlem – 148th Street (1700 ft) IRT Lenox Av
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Capoeira Angola Center - East Village Capoeira Angola Center - East Village

Ages 4 years old and up.

18 Bleeker Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-312-9703
  • 917-702-2928
  • Bleecker Street (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Broadway – Lafayette Street (800 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Second Avenue (1200 ft) IND 6th Av
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Capoeira Nago NYC Capoeira Nago NYC 1 Photo 1 Video
123 East 12th Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-559-0466
  • Third Avenue (800 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street – Union Square (900 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Union Square (1000 ft) BMT Canarsie
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2017.10.06
Capoeira at Capoeira Fit Brooklyn Capoeira Fit Brooklyn 1 Photo

Capoeira classes for kids and adults of all levels (including beginners).

Instructors:

  • Monitor Anun (Bert Garrick) — He was introduced to the art of Capoeira in 2006, and in 2009 he began teaching workshops to New York City students from low-income families as part of the Teak Mentorship annual summer program. In 2011 he started his own academy with his partner;
  • Monitora Mudanca (Manouela Koudounis) — She started training capoeira in 2006. She began substitute teaching in 2009 and began teaching workshops to New York City students from low-income families as part of the Teak Mentorship annual summer program. In 2011, founded her own academy with her partner.
525 Nostrand Avenue Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 917-940-9321
  • Nostrand Avenue (500 ft) IND Fulton St
  • Franklin Avenue (1800 ft) BMT Franklin Av
  • Franklin Avenue (2200 ft) IND Fulton St
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2017.10.13
Capoeira at Capoeira Training Center - East Village Capoeira Training Center - East Village

Professora Joy instructs all levels of Capoeira in Manhattan, and teaches Capoeira classes for the Brooklyn Technical H.S. and the New York City Board of Education. Joy also teaches children’s classes, which she finds extremely rewarding. Her children’s classes at this time include a youth program for Amplify.

Classes:

  • Capoeira Trial Class — This class is intended for the absolute beginner. Student's will begin with a basic warm-up which includes strength and endurance training;
  • Beginner Class — Raw to yellow cords only;
  • Intermediate & Advance;
  • All level — In order to participate you must have attended 5 beginner classes;
  • Open Level;
  • Music Class.
440 Lafayette Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-765-7202
  • Eighth Street – New York University (300 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Astor Place (400 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Bleecker Street (1500 ft) IRT Lexington Av
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Capoeira Training Center - Astoria Capoeira Training Center - Astoria

Professora Joy instructs all levels of Capoeira in Manhattan, and teaches Capoeira classes for the Brooklyn Technical H.S. and the New York City Board of Education. Joy also teaches children’s classes, which she finds extremely rewarding. Her children’s classes at this time include a youth program for Amplify.

Classes:

  • Capoeira Trial Class — This class is intended for the absolute beginner. Student's will begin with a basic warm-up which includes strength and endurance training;
  • Beginner Class — Raw to yellow cords only;
  • Intermediate & Advance;
  • All level — In order to participate you must have attended 5 beginner classes;
  • Music Class.
36-13 36th Avenue Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-765-7202
  • 36th Street (1400 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • Steinway Street (1500 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 36th Avenue (1500 ft) BMT Astoria
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at ABADÁ-Capoeira New York ABADÁ-Capoeira New York 1 Photo 1 Video

It is only recently that a new generation of capoeiristas sought to combine Capoeira Regional and Capoeira Angola to develop a new style which embraces the modernizing innovations of the legendary Mestre Bimba without losing sight of the guiding principles and values. Standing at the forefront of this contemporary movement is ABADÁ-Capoeira.

Mestres/Mestras:

  • Grão Mestre Camisa Roxa (Edvaldo Carneiro da Silva);
  • Mestre Camisa (José Tadeu Carneiro Cardoso);
  • Mestre Nagô (Sergio Souza de Oliveira);
  • Mestre Cobra (Antonio Marcelo Rodrigues Trinade);
  • Mestre Morcego (Rogério Francisco da Silva);
  • Mestre Charm (Jorge Gomes Martins);
  • Mestra Edna Lima (Edna Lima);
  • Mestra Marcia Cigarra (Marcia Treidler);
  • Mestre Canguru (Waldec Vellasco Cotta).
248 West 60th Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 212-787-1178
  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center (2100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (2500 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • 59th Street – Columbus Circle (2500 ft) IND 8th Av
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2017.10.08
Capoeira at Capoeira Luanda NYC Capoeira Luanda NYC 1 Photo

Capoeira Luanda practices a style of Capoeira known as Capoeira Regional Contemporanea. This style is derived from movements and sequences developed by Mestre Bimba, as well as influences and evolutions of Capoeira from the founding Mestres of Capoeira Luanda.

Instructors:

  • Professor Sabiá started his training under the supervision of Mestre Jelon Vieira with Grupo Capoeira Brasil in Salvador. Sabiá received his Professor rank in 2012. Currently Professor Sabiá teaches in New York City and the surrounding boroughs at the YMCA in Flushing, Queens and PMT Dance Studio in Manhattan;
  • Instrutora Trindade has been training with Capoeira Luanda first under Professor Tiba and then under Professor Sabiá since 2005. Under Professor Sabiá's guidance, she has reached the rank of graduada. She currently teaches children’s Capoeira classes in Queens and at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She also works for the Capoeira Center of New York, a nonprofit organization, where she promotes Capoeira through school presentations and programs. She is delighted to join the staff of PMT Dance Studio and teach Capoeira.
69 West 14th Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-770-2408
  • Sixth Avenue (100 ft) BMT Canarsie
  • 14th Street (300 ft) IND 6th Av
  • 14th Street (1100 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
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2017.10.08
Capoeira at Motumbaxe Capoeira Motumbaxe Capoeira 3 Photo

Mestre Lampreia has taught hundreds of children of all ages in NYC public and private schools for over 10 years — in both afterschool programs and as part of schools' fitness curriculum.

130 West 56th Street Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 646-645-8957
  • 917-325-6095
  • 917-573-9517
  • 57th Street – Seventh Avenue (400 ft) BMT Broadway
  • 57th Street (500 ft) IND 6th Av
  • Seventh Avenue (700 ft) IND 6th Av
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2017.10.08
Capoeira at Ra Senzala Capoeira Manhattan Ra Senzala Capoeira Manhattan

Our group belongs to the school of  Senzala. Capoeira Senzala style is the root of the modern Capoeira movement and its influence can be seen in many other Capoeira groups.

380 Broadway Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 212-219-3910
  • 212-731-4744
  • Canal Street (600 ft) BMT Broadway
  • Canal Street (700 ft) IRT Lexington Av
  • Canal Street (700 ft) BMT Nassau St
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2018.01.10
Capoeira at Ra Senzala Capoeira Queens Ra Senzala Capoeira Queens

Our group belongs to the school of  Senzala. Capoeira Senzala style is the root of the modern Capoeira movement and its influence can be seen in many other Capoeira groups.

80-20 #207 Roosevelt Avenue Woodside Ballet Academy New York City, NY
  • 212-219-3910
  • 212-731-4744
  • 82nd Street – Jackson Heights (400 ft) IRT Flushing
  • Jackson Heights – Roosevelt Avenue (1800 ft) IND Queens Boulevard
  • 74th Street – Broadway (1800 ft) IRT Flushing
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2018.01.10