" The Beautiful Art"
Learn Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian Martial Art/Dance
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Date: October 6th
Venue: 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. Learn the
rudiments of this "Beautiful Art" from the renowned Mestre Doutor of the
American Society of Capoeira and the Arts from Brazil.
Students wishing to learn
capoeira should contact Dr. Gretchen Pierce <GKPierce@ship.edu>. The first 10 who
respond will be eligible to learn the martial art. Others will be welcome to
** Sponsors: The History/Philosophy Department, International Studies Studies Program,
College of Arts and Sciences, and Human Understanding Commission**