ACSF annually serves 12 000 children and teens through classes and performances offered at its Mission District Capoeira Arts Center, and through arts education projects offered at 30 partnering schools and organizations throughout the Bay Area.
Events, Music, Batizado
Our Performance Troupe
Since 1992, the ACSF Performance Troupe has been producing and presenting athletic and spirited performances that preserve and promote Afro-Brazilian culture.
Join Mestra Márcia Cigarra as she leads the monthly music class exploring basic to advanced capoeira and maculelê music rhythms and songs. Each month’s class has a different focus.
Batizado and Graduation
The batizado is a traditional capoeira ceremony in which new students are initiated into the world of capoeira. For all students of ACSF, both new and continuing, the batizado is a celebration.
PHILOSOPHY AND VALUES.
Our organization promotes respect, cooperation, and freedom
We are proud to serve over 12 000 children so far
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Using capoeira and culture to build healthy, vibrant, and socially responsible communities
Classes and Projects.
Adults Capoeira Classes
Youth Capoeira Classes
Ages 8-12 Classes focus on skill building, leadership, strength, agility, flexibility, and endurance. Students begin learning more complex acrobatics and sequences.