Capoeira for Kids
Capoeira provides physical fitness for children, ages 4 and up. It is intended to be a no- to low-contact martial art that helps children with gross motor planning and gross motor skills.
Children must be inBarro Vermelho’s official uniform by the second class, which may be purchased at the academy or on line in the Square Market.
Children will also learn maculele (a dance done hitting sticks against your partner’s sticks), samba, capoeira instruments, and Portuguese through this fun, interactive class. Participants must pre-register for a session; session fees may be pro-rated if starting mid-session.
Click here to register. Please note that a class may be cancelled if there is insufficient enrollment.
ADULT CAREGIVERS MAY TRAIN FREE OF CHARGE IN ADULT CLASSES IF THEY HAVE A CHILD TAKING KIDS CLASSES.
2017-2018 Sessions (Ages 4 and up-40 minute sessions)
Youth capoeira classes are offered in 8 week sessions followed by one week of make up classes. Pricing is as follows and classes may be purchased on line:
One time per week-$159/Twice per week-$249 (siblings receive a 10% discount per child after the first enrolled child using the discount code 10OFF)
***Special Discounted School Year Enrollment – September 5 – May 31 $549 entire year***
NOTE Classes at BloomBars must be purchased at that location and are separately priced.
Fall Session I September 5 – October 27, 2017
Fall Session II November 7 - January 12, 2018 (Bethesda classes start October 30)
Winter Session January 23 - March 16, 2018
Spring Session April 3 - June 1, 2018
Day & Time*, Location
Monday, 4:00-4:40 pm, Ages 4-6, Social Hall, Brookmont Church (Bethesda)
Tuesday 5:30-6:15 pm, LL-Church of the Holy City
Thursday 6:30-7:10 pm, LL-Church of the Holy City
Saturday 8:30-9:15 am, BloomBars
*There are no classes on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, and the week of March 26, 2018 (in DC Only) and the week of March 30, 2018 (Chevy Chase/Bethesda Only).