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CapoeiraDC (Capoeira Malês DC) is a community-run nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira in the nation’s capital through classes, community outreach and youth development.

Capoeira is a unique blend of martial arts, dance, and music that evolved from the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture. Under the tutelege of Profesor Morcego and Mestre Curisco of Capoeira Malês in Seattle, WA, CapoeiraDC is a dedicated community of capoeiristas who practice the Afro-Brazilian art of Capoeira.