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image A Different Fight Open Up to Different Methods of Attack and Defense
image Culturally Rich Afro-Brazilian History, Language and Music
image Dare to Be Total Body Workout for the New You
image A Circle of Friends A Supportive Community Focused on Personal Growth

Centro CulturalAruandê Capoeira

What is Capoeira?

What is Capoeira?

A brief history of this unique martial art.

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Where Are We Located?

Locations in the USA, Brazil and Canada.

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First Class

Help! It's My First Class!

All the information you need for your first Capoeira Class.

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  • Our Group
  • In Action

Our Cord System

Our cord ranking systemand its meaning.


The Meaning of Aruandê

The history of a word created in Africa and transformed by the struggle of Brazilian slaves.


Aruandê Brazil gets together for some fun with friends.

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See the art elements of Capoeira come together and create real change.

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Capoeira is discipline, culture, bodily expression, poetry, music ... a philosophy of life.


Mestre Demétrius

President and Founder of Aruandê Capoeira

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Upcoming Events

4th Annual Batizado & Troca de CordaApril 30-May 2 2015
Laredo, TX USA

2° Gira MundoMay 15-16 2015
Guarantã, MT Brasil

2° Torneio InfantilMay 17 2015
Santa Catarina, SC Brasil

5° Capoeira Tem Vida Jun 12-13 2015
Sinop, MT Brasil

Luta de Liberdade Jul 03-04 2015
Houston, TX USA

Encontro de Capoeira e Roda de Rua Jul 03-04 2015
Lucas do Rio Verde, MT Brasil

Harakati ZumbiAug 07-08 2015
Nova Mutum, MT Brasil

Capoeira Sim Sinhó Aug 14-15 2015
Santa Catarina, SC Brasil

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