" The Beautiful Art"
Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian Martial Art/Dance
On October 6th, 2014 International Studies Students learnt about the Beautiful Art of Capoeira. It was held in Henderson Gymnasium.
Capoeira is a form of movement that incorporates martial arts and dance. It was
originally practiced by African slaves in Brazil and has since become one of
the most recognized elements of the Brazilian national identity. The
rudiments of this "Beautiful Art" was taught by the renowned Mestre Doutor of the
American Society of Capoeira and the Arts from Brazil.
Dr. Gretchen Pierce Learning the rudiments of the Capoeira alongside students.