We are pleased to offer you an amazing group of carefully curated teachers, classes & staff. We are more than just a Capoeira and Dance studio; We work hard to provide a safe and fun space for people to gather, build and cultivate a healthy community. When you walk thru our doors, we hope you can feel our commitment to Arts Education, Diversity, Community, History, Movement, Health, Fitness & Customer Service. Here you will find our schedule of ongoing Youth & Adult classes, as well as pricing. Please always check this website or our Free App for any changes and/or cancellations. We are deeply grateful for our community's continuous support as we strive to always serve in the best way we can.
The Capoeira Batuque Academy is the longest standing Capoiera academy in Los Angeles & Southern California. Since 1988 Mestre Amen Santo has been teaching youth and adult classes, sharing his knowledge daily with students form all around the globe. Other than Los Angeles, Capoeira Batuque has schools in Santa Barbara, Milwaukee, Colorado, Dubai, and Japan.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art form, which was developed by the slaves as they were learning to fight, yet disguised as a dance with acrobatics, and accompanied to music. Our Program focuses on the continuity and survival of this art form across time and space, and sustains transnational connections between Capoeiristas (Capoeira practitioners) in Los Angeles, Brazil, and the world. In June of 2013, Capoeira Batuque proudly celebrated 25 years within our amazing community! Capoeira is known to increase flexibilty, strength & agility as well as align the mind, body & spirit. Capoeira Batuque promotes unity & respect within our school and community and is committed to Preserving our history, Nurturing the present and Building our Future.
In addition to Capoeira, Brasil Brasil Cultural Center has been committed to exposing the rich and beautiful Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil through daily dance and fitness classes for youth and adults. We are proud to host elite teachers with a true passion and deep knowledge of their art. Some of the classes we offer are Capoeira, Samba, Cardio Carnival, Drumming, Portuguese, Kickboxing, Afro-Brazilian Dance, West African Dance, Zouk, Karate, Parkour, Hip Hop and Zumba.
BBCC offers events throughout the year celebrating the arts. We are working hard to use our platform mindfully to build a healthy, diverse and united community. We are blessed to have a community that believes in us and supports our work full heartedly. It really does take a village!