Capoeira is an art of transformation.
Benção Brasil Cultural Center
a community space that offers a variety of youth and adult classes in Capoeira — With a focus on bridging cultural divides and cultivating healthy lifestyles through the arts, Benção Brasil also hosts art, fitness, dance and music
The Benção Brasil Cultural Center, home of Capoeira Brasil Los Angeles, is a community space that offers a variety of youth and adult classes in Capoeira – a creative martial art form developed in Brazil by African slaves. With a focus on bridging cultural divides and cultivating healthy lifestyles through the arts, Benção Brasil also hosts art, fitness, dance and music events and workshops as well as free community
According to the Department of Health & Human Services, only one in three children are physically active every day and less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day. More than 80% of adults do not meet the guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities, and more than 80% of adolescents do not do enough aerobic physical activity to meet the guidelines for youth.
The Benção Brasil community is a great place for families to get fit in a diverse and healthy environment. The relationships developed and lessons learned in our community last a lifetime. We believe that once you are a Capoeirista, you will always be a Capoeirista, and whatever path your life takes, Capoeira Brasil Los Angeles and the Benção Brasil Cultural Center will always be your home.