Welcome to Capoeira Yokayo

Ukiah California

Capoeira is a dance, a fight and a game. Classes include stretching, strength training, aerobic work out, music, singing, training and playing of Capoeira. Capoeira Yoakayo is a small school of devoted students who work with Mestre Amunka and Professor Carranca to play the infinite game. Join us

 

Origins

Salvador Bahia, Brazil / Africa

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music. It was created in Brazil mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences, probably beginning in the 16th century. It is known by quick and complex moves, using mainly power, speed, and leverage for leg sweeps.