SATURDAY JULY 20 WE ARE HAVING CLASS INSIDE AT 3001 SHERMAN AVENUE NW BECAUSE OF THE ANTICIPATED EXTREME HEAT
Please click on the schedule below to register for class prior to attending. Attendance is first come basis but there may be room for walk ins.
We are located in some of the District’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Dupont Circle/U Street and Columbia Heights within walking distance of the Dupont Circle (Red line) and the U Street/Cardozo and Columbia Heights (Green line) metro stations. Free street parking is also available in the neighborhoods. In the summer Saturday classes are held in Dupont Circle Park or at the Brazilian-American Cultural Center. Scroll below for daily calendar and to purchase memberships from the calendar.
Academy Is Closed the following Days:
MLK Day: January 21
President's Day: February 18
Memorial Day: May 25-27
Independence Day: July 4
Labor Day: August 31 - September 2
Thanksgiving: November 20-24
Christmas/New Years: December 23-January 1, 2020
In case of snow or other inclement weather, we will decide whether to close based on conditions near the academy. Ad hoc closures will be communicated via email, Facebook, and on this website.
Capoeira classes are taught in three locations in the District:
16th - The gymnasium of the First Baptist Church of the City of Washington DC at 1328 16th St., N.W. (entrance is on O street between 16th and 17th Streets, through the glass doors next to the apartment building)
Sherman - Capoeira Barro Vermelho’s official headquarters located at the Brazilian-American Cultural Center in Columbia Heights at 3001 Sherman Ave., NW at the corner of Sherman Ave. & Columbia Rd. 9 minute walk from Columbia Heights Metro.
PK - during the summer months Saturday adult classes are in Dupont Circle Park close to Conn Avenue/New Hampshire Avenue and Starbucks/Kramer Books–WEATHER PERMITTING – IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER CHECK FACEBOOK BARRO VERMELHO CAPOEIRA for updates. Click here for details on locations.
FREE STREET PARKING IS AVAILABLE: DURING THE WEEK, PARKING OPENS ON 16TH STREET AND SHERMAN AVENUE AT 6:30 PM. PARKING IS THEREFORE EASILY AVAILABLE.