Social Benefits

Meet new people: When you join a capoeira group, you become part of a family. You will definitely make new friends along the way. You will meet people from your own city and all over the world through capoeira events and practice.

Learn a new language: You may not become fluent (though that’s always a possibility), but there is no doubt that you will come to understand and perhaps speak a bit of Brazilian Portuguese.

Travel abroad: There are frequently opportunities to travel both regionally and internationally for capoeira activities. And traveling as a capoeirista is far superior to traveling as a tourist. When you do, you will undoubtedly have the opportunity to experience visited cities as a personal guest of a fellow capoeirista. You will often even have the option to stay in someone’s home for low or no cost.

Learn about a new culture: Capoeira is deeply connected to Africa and Brazil. In a time when many martial arts are reduced to aerobic workouts and cookie cutter dojos, capoeira maintains all of its roots and traditions. For those who value heritage and generational wisdom passed down over hundreds of years, you will love this about Capoeira.

Join a Community: Capoeira is at once a widely communal and a deeply individual experience. Once you become a capoeirista (practitioner of capoeira), you form an instant bond with thousands of people across the globe who share your passion. At the same time, you will gain the ability to do things that most of the general public could never dream of. And in doing so, you will discover a true sense of uniqueness.