Capoeira

Capoeira class at the Ailey Extension
Please Credit Photo: Capoeira class at the Ailey Extension. Photo by Kyle Froman

Experience the beauty of this rhythmic Afro-Brazilian art form that blends martial arts, dance, and acrobatic movements. Capoeira has been known to increase agility, balance and coordination, flexibility, muscle strength, posture, and overall cardiovascular health. Live musicians contribute to the cultural workout experience. Classes are available for novice as well as more experienced students.

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When I was offered a complimentary class at the Ailey Extension a few weeks ago, I decided to sign up for something I had never tried before: capoeira. I'd been intrigued by this Afro-Brazilian martial-art-meets-dance-form since taking classes in college.