Associação de Capoeira Mestre Bimba
Our program's origins are with Associaçao de Capoeira Mestre Bimba, the first capoeira school in Salvador, Brazil
In 1932, Manoel dos Reis Machado (or “Mestre Bimba”) opened the world’s first capoeira school. Still operating today as Association of Capoeira, Mestre Bimba and can be found in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil under the administration of Dra. Dalva and Master Bamba located at Casa número 1 na Rua das Laranjeiras, Pelourinho.
Our Sister Capoeira Groups:
Professor Reni Veneno, Edmonton, Canada
Capoeira Mestre Bimba - Bay Area
Jadson Souza, Professor Caçador and Instructor
Alice Riegert, instructor Piu Piu
"Be a good a student in the capoeira and the normal school"
"Keep body in a good shape and relaxed"
"Practice every day"
"Follow the rhythm of the berimbau"
"Respect the opponent and protect him"
"Stop smoking and drinking"
- Mestre Bimba