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Family Capoeira

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

This event repeats every week on Wednesday between 6/19/2013 and 8/21/2013.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting  social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active, and healthy,  and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Co Sponsors:
Northern Manhattan Parks and Bread and Yoga
More info at www.breadandyoga.com

Location

Indian Road Lawn in Inwood Hill Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Bread and Yoga

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

director@breadandyoga.com

Categories

Fitness, Kids, Outdoor Fitness

Directions to Inwood Hill Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Baseball FieldsInwood Hill Park

Reconstruction work at the Little League Baseball field will correct existing uneven ball field elevations and will provide a sod infield and outfield. A Scorekeeper’s Box will be installed, player dugout areas will be enlarged and will received new concrete floors, and a clay ‘warning track’ will be installed along the perimeter of the outfield fence to assist playing conditions and maintenance mowing in this area. New bases, clay storage boxes, skinned playing areas and painting and reconstruction of perimeter fencing and backstop areas will also be provided. A metal container will provide secure storage for playing and maintenance equipment with an enclosed player’s warm-up area nearby. New ADA accessible bleachers and an elevated turf viewing area are also being installed to provide seating and viewing areas for the playing field.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2014

Nature CentersInwood Hill Nature Center

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this facility is closed until further notice.

Inwood Hill Park Weather

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  • Mon
    Mostly Cloudy
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