Tuesday,  6:30 – 7:15 PM (16th)

Wednesday,  5:30 – 6:15 PM (Sherman)

Saturday, 9:30 – 10:15 AM (Sherman)



Monday      6:30–7:30 PM Beginners (16th)

                    7:30–8:45 PM All Levels (16th)

Tuesday      7:30–8:45 PM All Levels (16th)

Wednesday 6:30 -7 :30 PM Beginners (Sherman)

7:30-8:30 PM Open Mat Class (Sherman)

Thursday   6:30 – 7:45 PM  All Levels (Sherman)

7:45 - 8:15 PM Instruments & Music (Sherman)

Saturday      10:30 – 12:00 PM All Levels (Sherman/PK (includes roda))


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.

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.