Archive for April, 2011

Class Cancelled on Easter Sunday April 24, 2011

Posted: April 22, 2011 by dccapoiera in capoeira
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Classes are cancelled on Easter Sunday April 24, 2011 at Bloombars.

Class on Saturday at 11 am at BloomBars is still on.

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!!!

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Here are some pictures from the Demo and talk that we gave recently at Catholic University.  In addition to a mini class for the audience members, Contra Mestre Bomba also demonstrated how a berimbau is made, starting with raw wood, a gourd and some hand tools, and gave a talk about the history and traditions of capoeira.  You can find video of the event here.

Yesterday’s Biggest Loser again featured a segment with Capoeira, which is a great full body workout that incorporates cardio, strength, flexibility, stamina agility and balance. Watch a little bit of the episode here.

If that weren’t enough, here’s a clip of Brett using Capoeira to help train supermodel Veronica Webb!

Many of you may not be aware that there is also an Australian version of Biggest Loser. Here’s a clip of the Aussie’s working out to Capoeira!

Washington DC Capoeira: BTI Dance Classes

Posted: April 16, 2011 by dccapoiera in capoeira
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Be sure to check out our Sunday afternoon class at BTI Dance Studio in Dupont Circle (formerly the Joy of Motion Dance Studio) on Connecticut Avenue from 4pm to 5:30 pm.

At BTI, which has a full length mirrors and a great open space for practice, the drop in classes are only $15 during April.

You can also continue to take classes in Columbia Heights on Saturday and Sunday Mornings at Bloombars from 11am to 12:15.

UPDATE:

We no longer offer classes at BTI. Please view our Capoeira Class Schedule for the latest times and locations.