August 18th, 2016
Capoeira: Meet Brazil’s unique blend of martial art and dance
Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that was invented by slaves to disguise fighting with dance. Today it’s seen as a beautiful and soulful form of art, and it has caught on all over the world. Dalen Cuff of the Olympic Zone learned the basics, getting a feel for the strength and grace the art form requires. Watch students from the ABADA-Capoeira school in Rio perform a live demonstration on TODAY.