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ABADA Capoeira

Abadá-Capoeira is an international non-profit organization which aims to expand Afro-Brazilian culture through Capoeira. Abadá-Capoeira serves to provide a free, central space where the developing forces of Capoeira can interact and benefit from one another.

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Capoeira

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art. The genesis is somewhat unclear, but it is generally accepted that Capoeira was developed by slaves in Brazil...

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Cultural

Based on fighting principles brought from Africa. Slaves were not allowed to practice fighting, and therefore, disguised their practice as a dance by making it largely non-contact, interactive and accompanied by singing and music.

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Social

Transforming the youth of Cape Town through capoeira* Influencing change through capoeira* For demos and bookings call 0835066026 Art can change society

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Fitness

Striving for precise body control, Capoeira enhances muscle strength, agility, flexibility and stamina. With explosive power it can contend as being a true, full body workout.

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