Whether you’re looking for fitness, inner-growth, or self-defense – we’ll help you get there. We have a top-notch martial art and fitness program, for children and adults, designed to help you reach your goals. We work as hard as we can to make our classes an amazing experience for the our community & everyone who walks through our doors.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, music, and acrobatics. It teaches discipline, self-defense, physical fitness, and promotes self-esteem. It is considered one of the top all-around strength, flexibility, and aerobic exercises and training is geared toward all ages and athletic levels.
About the Instructor
Born and raised in the town of Ipatinga in southeastern
Brazil, Tigresa developed an interest in capoeira at a
young age and began studying in 1986.
She obtained her Professora belt in 1997 and began
teaching. Beyond her training and teaching duties,
Tigresa participated in rodas and batizados throughout
Brazil, and secured a personal training certificate.
In 2001, Tigresa moved to the United States and continued to develop her craft. She earned the title of Contramestra in 2012.
As an instructor, Tigresa teaches her students proper and safe techniques, focusing on capoeira’s foundational movements. She pushes students to overcome the physical and mental limits they place on themselves, while maintaining her patience and humor.
Now enrolling for kids, teens, and adults!
Classes are Tuesdays & Thursdays
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm OR 7:15 pm-8:15pm