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Reminder: New capoeira class for kids!

Oi, current & aspiring capoeiristas! Don’t forget that a new capoeira class designed especially for kids is currently in session! Capoeira is an excellent way for your child to learn bodily (and musical!) coordination as well as discipline and respect … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Batizado e troca de corda, March 16-17

Cost will be $85 for the full weekend.  For more information, please email capoeirapittsburgh@gmail.com, and put “batizado” in the subject line.  Axé!

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Announcement: Winter recess & spring class schedule

Oi, capoeiristas: Our final class before the winter break will be on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:15pm in Bellefield Hall.  Classes will resume in 2012 on Saturday, January 7 at BYS Yoga.  The spring class schedule will remain the same … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Unção at PANDEMIC Dance Party!

Oi, capoeiristas!  Come join the crew on Friday, November 4 as we perform capoeira at the “Pandemic” Dance Party at Brillo Box in Lawrenceville.  It will be a raucous good time with DJ Joro Boro spinnin’ “etnoteck, glitch-folk, and post national … Continue reading

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The Most Amazing Race!

Oi, capoeiristas!  Last Saturday, October 1, Unção Capoeira Pittsburgh participated in The Most Amazing Race of Pittsburgh, a charity event benefiting The Salvation Army. In downtown Pittsburgh’s Market Square, members of Unção taught teams of two to perform a couple of capoeira … Continue reading

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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Oi, capoeiristas! Our weekday capoeira classes now meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:15pm in the aerobics room on the 2nd floor of Bellefield Hall.  Saturday classes meet as usual at 11:45am at BYS Yoga on the South Side.  Come … Continue reading

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Unção Media: Workshops with Monitor Dentista

Earlier this month, Unção Capoeira Pittsburgh hosted Monitor Dentista and Aranha, two capoeiristas from Grupo Unidade Capoeira (Ohio), for three days of awesome workshops.  Several Unção capoeiristas came out for the event, as well as capoeira students from other groups … Continue reading

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Unção Media: YMCA International Festival, July 2011

Earlier this month, Unção Capoeira Pittsburgh taught a series of workshops to Pittsburgh-area kids for the YMCA International Festival.  For the festival, YMCA day-campers learned about a variety of cultures from around the world. Unção represented Brazil for the event … Continue reading

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Unção Media: Pictures from recent performances

Each Spring, Unção Capoeira Pittsburgh performs at the University of Pittsburgh Latin American and Caribbean Festival and at the “Brazil Nuts” Brazilian Festival.  Below are some pictures from our recent performances at these events that illustrate some of the movements … Continue reading

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Capoeira classes

Unção Capoeira Pittsburgh currently offers classes in the Brazilian martial art of capoeira in the Oakland and South Side neighborhoods.  Classes are designed for people of all ages and all skill levels, and focus on the fighting, acrobatic, and musical … Continue reading

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