1016 N Broad St New Orleans Louisiana USA
The aim of Capoeira New Orleans is to promote awareness of Brazilian culture through the Afro-Brazilian arts, primarily Capoeira. A big focus is our kids program here in New Orleans as well as in Goioerê, Paraná, a small rural town in southern Brazil. Capoeira and its rich history not only creates an atmosphere for physical fitness, respect and discipline in the youth but also for personal and social growth and creative expression. Our community invests funds from classes and fundraising into our local and international programs that create opportunities for participating kids.
Capoeira New Orleans is the first contemporary Capoeira group on the Gulf Coast and has been in the area since December 2006 with the arrival of Mestrando Cocada. With the formation of the Capoeira and Brazilian Cultural Arts Center, a 501(c)3 non profit organization, the group has set out on its mission of creating awareness of Brazilian culture through Capoeira here in our beloved city.
The Mission of Capoeira New Orleans is to perform community outreach activities to people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities through the education of students in the art and culture of Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art. Through exposure to Capoeira, the leaders of this organization aim to instill confidence in those who study Capoeira, encourage knowledge of the Afro-Brazilian culture, develop musical and physical abilities, and improve the quality of life of those in the greater New Orleans area.
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