Our capoeira classes are open to all--whether you are just figuring how to pronounce ca-po-AY-ra or have been training for some time.  

What to expect your first class: 

We are located within walking distance of the Dupont Circle (Red line) and the U Street/Cardozo (Green line) metro stations. Free street parking is also available in the neighborhood.  During the week parking is easily available directly in front of the location on 16th Street between 6:30 and 6:45 as parking rules are suspended starting at 6:30 p.m.  In the summer Saturday classes are held in Dupont Circle Park.

Friday classes are in Northern Virginia at Forever Dancing, 5818 Seminary Rd Ste B, Falls Church, VA 22041.

DC – Classes in 1611 Dupont Circle/U Street location
VA – Classes in Northern Virginia

PK - Dupont Circle Park at Connecticut Ave/New Hampshire Avenue entrance near Starbucks and Kramer Books (weather permitting)










Adult class + Roda (All levels)

*11:00 AM-12:30 PM


Adult class (All levels)

7:15-8:30 PM (DC)



Adult class (Fundamentals)

6:30-7:15 PM (DC)

*10:00-11:00 AM


Adult class (Advanced)

7:15-8:30 PM (DC)

Capoeira Music

6:30-7:15 PM (DC)



Mestre Bomba is a great teacher who makes the classes fun and challenging at the same time!” - Meredith B.


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Working on queda de rins


“Capoeira is so much more for me than movement--I love the music as well as the movement! I love the culture.” - Simone M.

student learns how to play the pandeiro with mestre bomba

student learns how to play the pandeiro with mestre bomba