Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mens sana in corpore sano: awakening from body-mind dualisms

” … [Capoeira] has a technical dimension. The second dimension is neural. The third is mental. But there is a fourth step, when all this integrates and transcends. For me to [play] a very integrated [game] is a perfect act. … Continue reading

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Capoeira Sobreviventes and the NGO Volta ao Mundo rescue ‘street kids’ from risk situation in Lebanon

“Capoeira Sobreviventes was formed in Lebanon shortly after the 2006 war between Lebanon and Israel … The name was inspired by the fact that core members of the group continued training in their little studio in the Hamra district of … Continue reading

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A tribute to Mestre Bimba

This post is tribute to Mestre Bimba, Manoel dos Reis Machado the creator of Capoeira Regional. He died on the 5th of February of 1974 in Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. Throughout February homages to Mestre Bimba arises in form of Rodas, … Continue reading

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