Event Information

Discover capoeira together as family in this fun half-day workshop.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for families with children aged 3 to 5 years. It is open to all levels and the class will be adapted to suit the needs of the participants. 

The course may be accessible for children with disabilities as parents work together with their children so can provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.

What will you learn on this course?

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazillian artform which began as a way for slaves to practice combat without letting their captors know. It fuses martial arts, dance, music & history under one umbrella that is the unique art of Capoeira. In 2014, Capoeira was granted a special status as ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ by UNESCO, join us at MAC and carry on the fascinating, exciting and beautiful art of Capoeira!

This course can help to develop:

  • confidence
  • self-discipline and respect
  • physical fitness
  • strength and stamina
  • flexibility
  • balance and coordination
  • self-esteem
  • social skills
  • musical skills
  • language skills
  • creativity and learning

Learn to do the Ginga and all other capoeira movements and techniques under the supervision of our talented artist tutor Vicky Hawkesford

Do you need to bring anything?

Participants need to bring a water based drink to the session and wear suitable clothing and footwear that allows them to move freely such as tracksuit bottoms/leggings and a close fitting t-shirt/vest top with a warmer top to put on after the session.

Are there any additional costs?

The course fee covers one child and one adult. There is a charge for each additional person (adult or child). There must be one adult for every three children.

Who teaches this course?

Vicky Hawkesford