Capoeira in the Schools

Since 1998, our Capoeira teachers have taught in countless after school programs, in physical education classes and participated in many youth arts and fitness events.   In addition the group has a performance team that travels to schools throughout L.A with an interactive cultural presentation.  

In 2012, we began a comprehensive Capoeira program for the 7th and 8th graders at Santa Rosa Charter Academy (a PUC school) in Glassell Park. The program’s detailed curriculum covered Capoeira movement, music, history and culture. In 2013 Pavão and Chegado were able to expand the program to five  PUC schools in Northeast Los Angeles.  To maximize the number of youth reached, in 2017 the program shifted to residency and performance based at school campuses across all of LA .