Our Portuguese language students enjoyed a great sunny afternoon to play Capoeira in Rio de Janeiro
. Our RioLIVE!
was very fun and cultural. From the beginning, Master Tony Vargas
told us the history of Capoeira and consequently the history of Brazil. From the vibe we had at the warm up, we could already see that this RioLIVE!
would be really fun, since the students did all the movements with extreme excitement. They were really determined to learn Capoeira
Our Portuguese language students had the opportunity to experience all the Capoeira atmosphere, learn the steps, played the Atabaque, know the history and take part in a Roda de Capoeira. At the beginning it was really hard, but after one hour they were doing way better and ready to play Capoeira. In Rio, the Capoeira is a very common practice to remember the country’s cultural history. Finally, the students had the opportunity to practice the expression café com leite, that they learned in class.