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Students in Professora Amazonas’ adult’s class learn and practice sequences of movements that will be used when playing capoeira.

Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira practice sequences of movements learned during class.

Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira play capoeira one-on-one to train and practice specific sequences of movements of the class.

Practicing capoeira movements in lines before one-on-one training and playing in the adult Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira class taught by Professora Amazonas

Adults class led by Professora Amazonas of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira explains how negativa saved her life.

Professora Amazonas leads students in her class in a series of movements that they will use and practice in their training.

Professora Amazonas leads her class in warm ups before training and playing capoeira.

Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira warming up with the ginga movement. Ginga, which means to rock back and forth or to swing, is footwork that forms the foundation of movement in capoeira.

Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira learning and studying the songs, rhythms, and music that are played in the batería in the capoeira roda.

João Pequeno, a member of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, singing in the batería during one of Professora Amazonas’ classes.

The heartbeat of the music of capoeira revolves around the drums and the berimbau.
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