Monthly Archives: February 2010

Capoeira: When to help others in no longer a choice, but an obligation! 2/2

This is the second part of my interview with Tarek ‘Laranja’, a socially engaged Capoeira teacher from Syria. Tarek’s newest project ‘Bidna Capoeira’ – “We want Capoeira!” in English – aims to inspire teachers from around the world to take … Continue reading

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Capoeira: When to help others is no longer a choice but an obligation! 1/2

Tarek “Laranja” Alsaleh was the first practitioner to introduce Caopeira in Syria. Different from many enthralled young teachers who chose to ‘train just for fun’, Tarek believes that helping children and youth to find joy in their lives is no … Continue reading

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Understanding Capoeira through Brazilian music

“You wanna learn about Brazilian history without going through the books, you can just listen to the music and you’ll understand everything…”

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