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Capoeira Mandinga offers capoeira classes for tykes, kids, teens and adults.

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Capoeira Camp

Fun filled days of capoeira, music, Brazilian Portuguese, dance and culture! Play capoeira! Learn Afro-Brazilian martial arts, Brazilian music, dance, art, history and culture.

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Our Capoeira Institute Southwest Regional Chapter is dedicated to supporting the participation of underprivileged youth in Tucson, AZ and the surrounding areas.

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CMT August Monthly Open Roda!

August 6, 2016, 11:00am - August 6, 2016, 12:00pm

Once again, it's time for our Monthly Roda! Please arrive a few minutes before 11am so we'll have plenty of time to warm up/stretch before playing!

Here's the schedule for the day:

9:30am - Tykes Class
10am - Kids Class
11am-12pm - OPEN RODA
12pm-1pm - Adults Mixed Levels Class

Obrigado as todos!

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We hope everyone has a relaxing Memorial Day. Classes start back up on Tuesday!

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June Monthly Roda at CMT Academy

June 11, 2016, 11:00am - June 11, 2016, 12:00pm

June's Monthly Roda will be on Saturday the 11th! Here's the schedule for the day

9:30am - Tykes Class
10am-11am - Kids Class
11am-12pm - RODA
12pm-1pm - Adults Class

Hope to see you all there!

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Open Rodas April 9 and 10!

April 10, 2016, 1:00pm - April 10, 2016, 3:00pm

Come play Capoeira!!
Capoeira Mandinga is hosting 2 open rodas:
April 9, 11 am - noon OPEN RODA at our Academy
April 10, 1 - 3 pm OPEN RODA at Cyclovia in Himmel Park, southwest side of park!!

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a .... cactus? This Saguaro is showing of some serious martial arts skills.

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Capoeira Mandinga Tucson Batizado/ Troca de Cordões Weekend

April 28, 2016, 5:00pm - May 1, 2016, 8:00pm

Capoeira Mandinga Tucson/ Capoeira Institute Southwest
Batizado and Brazilian Festival
April 28 - May 1, 2016
Great workshops, lots of time to play in the rodas, Batizado, food, drink, and fun.
Join us in sunny Tucson, Arizona!

Special Guests:
Mestre Lucas Corvo
Contra Mestre Fogo
Professor Pezão
Professor Trovão
Professor Besouro
Instrutora Mucura

Workshops:
Thursday, April 28 - at our academy, 605 E. 6th St.
Workshops with Mestre Lucas Corvo and Professor Pezao
5:00 - 6:15 Kids workshop
6:30 - 8:00 Teens and Adults workshop
8:00 - 9:00 OPEN RODA

Friday, April 29 - at our academy, 605 E. 6th St
Workshops with Mestre Lucas Corvo and Professor Pezao
5:00 - 6:15 Kids workshop
6:30 - 8:30 Teens and Adults workshop
8:30 - 10:00 OPEN RODA

Saturday, April 30 - at The Gregory School gym - 3231 N. Craycroft Rd.
9:30 am - 10:30 pm Music Workshops
10:30 - 2:30 Teen/Adult Capoeira Workshops
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Kids Capoeira workshops
2:30 - 3:30 OPEN RODA

Batizado/belt awards: at The Gregory School, 3231 N. Craycroft
5:30 - 8:30 pm FREE to come watch!!

Potluck-BBQ/Swim party
Sunday, May 1: 11 am -? at Mestra Luar's

To register, go to: www.capoeiratucson.com/events/
For housing and transportation, contact Abby Limmer (Tarantula) at [email protected]
For more info, contact Mestra Luar do Sertao at [email protected]

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December Monthly Roda

December 5, 2015, 6:00pm

Our monthly roda is this Saturday! Here's the schedule for the day:

9:30am - Tykes class
10am - Kids class
11am -12pm - Monthly Roda!
12pm -1pm - Adults class

Come on over, bring your friends, and let's play!

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Halloween Potluck/Roda @ Academia de Capoeira Mandinga Tucson

October 31, 2015, 11:00am - October 31, 2015, 1:00pm

Halloween falls on a Saturday this year, so we'll be having a special 2 hour Potluck and Capoeira Roda! Please come in costumes and bring any food or drinks you'd like. We'll not only be having a roda, but also some special Halloween Roda games so it will be a fun time for everyone!

Tykes class and Kids class will still be at their regular times before the Potluck/Roda. Here's the schedule:

9:30am - Tykes Class
10:00am - Kids Class
11am-1pm - POTLUCK AND RODA

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Our capoeiristas say:

If you want to train hard with a great group of people you definitely need to come train at this academy!

David Vick

Love this group and academy! Lots of good energy and great classes. Come check it out!

Juan Ibarra