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.

2017-2018 Sessions (Ages 4 and up-40 minute sessions)

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) 

***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

Winter Session January 23 - March 16, 2018

Spring Session April 3 - June 1, 2018

Day & Time*, Location

Tuesday 5:30-6:15 pm, LL-Church of the Holy City

Thursday 6:30-7:10 pm, LL-Church of the Holy City

Friday 4:10-4:55 pm, Dance Studio, Chevy Chase Baptist Church

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).