For those that don’t already know, Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art combining elements of dance and gymnastics.
The Latin America Arts and Culture Community have been running these sessions at Newton Community Centre. They have been well-attended by people of all ages, which attendees have described as being great fun and a chance to meet new people. The sessions end with a little music practice featuring the extraordinary berimbau.
The nature of the movements makes Capoeira a full body workout and an opporutnity to develop your agility, flexibility and strength. As these session near to an end, it is hoped that there will be more in the future due to their popularity. Keep your eyes peeled.