Enslaved Africans in Brazil are said to have invented this martial art during the sixteenth century. To avoid being caught out, they infused it with music and dance, which forms a big part of its current practice. But don’t let that fool you into thinking that a kick from a capoeirist will not hurt.
Reza Massah teaches at SS Sahani School, 18th Road, Khar (W). Tue, Thur, 7pm. Also at Nipra House, Ropa Lane, Chandanwadi, New Marine Lines.Tue, Thur, 8pm. Mon, Wed 6pm. Also at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Sayani Road, near Siddhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi.Wed, Fri, 8pm.
Call Massah on +91 98690 55371 to register. R2,500 per month.
Parikshit Sadh teaches at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Sayani Road, behind Siddhivinayak Mandir, Prabhadevi (W). Mon, Fri, 7pm, 8pm.
Call Sadh on +91 98202 92345 to register. R2,500 per month.
Salonee Gadgil teaches at KD’s Kinder Bay Nursery and Playschool, Seven Bungalows, Andheri (W). Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am. Also at ML Dahanukar College, Dixit Road, Vile Parle (E). Tue, Thur, 7pm.
To register, call Gadgil on +91 98205 66649. Fees start at R1,500 per month.
By Time Out on July 20 2012 7.06am