Batizado e Troca de Graduação - 2011

Batizado e Troca de Graduação - 2011

Salve Capoeira,

We'd like to extend an open invitation to all capoeiristas to join us in celebration on our Batizado and Troca de Graduação 2011.

The schedule is:

Friday Jul. 22nd - Roda from 6pm to 9pm Saturday Jul. 23rd - Workshops and Rodas from 12pm to 5pm Sunday Jul. 24th - Batizado e Troca de Gradução from 12pm to 5pm

The event will be at our current location on 160 Spadina Ave, 2nd Floor (Street Dance Academy).

The cost of attendance will be $30 for participation in the full day of workshops. The open roda and the Batizado ceremony will be free of charge to all.

The workshops will be he...

Canada Day Awesomeness and more to come...

Canada Day Awesomeness and more to come...

Salve Capoeira!

Our roda at the Trinity Bellwoods was a success!  We had a 30 minute demonstration, with the help of some of our friends from Axe Capoeira and Capoeira Aruande - Obrigada!   

Our batizado is coming up.. and fundraising is underway.  We will be holding a raffle on the day of the batizado... giving away free classes, apparel, DVD's and jewelry... all in some way related to capoeira and at the same time, supporting our group.  Tickets will be available as of today, July 5, 2011 in class... please come and see me (Coelha) to get your share to sell!  Let's pull together to make this...

Canada Day Roda

Canada Day Roda

Just a reminder to all who are still in town this Canada Day weekend... we will be hosting a Canada Day roda on Friday, July 1, 2011 at the Trinity Bellwoods park (Queen and Strachan).  The event will begin at 1:00pm, and our roda will begin at 3:00pm. Please try to arrive by 2:45pm to set up. 

For those of you who are not in town for this long weekend... have a safe one wherever you are! 

Axe, Coelha

Batizado 2011

Batizado 2011

Salve! 

Just to inform everyone that our Batizado will take place on the weekend of July 22nd to the 24th.  We will be having a special guest attending for the month of July - Mestre Bilu.  During the month of July, we will be hosting a series of workshops leading up to our event on the 24th.  Attendance is important at this event as it is our formal graduation ceremony for our students.  The event will be held at the Street Dance Academy where classes are normally held.  A schedule of these events will follow once we finalize details. 

So for now, train hard, and see you in class!

ps.. for th...

Update: June 23rd, 2011

Update: June 23rd, 2011

Salve!  Just to give you an update of upcoming events starting this weekend...

Sunday, June 25th - at 5pm - we will be holding our monthly summer street roda at car-free Sunday at Kensington market.  We will be located just south of College Street on Augusta (closest intersection would be Oxford and Augusta).  Be there earlier in order to set up.

Tuesday, June 28th - at 6pm during class, we will be holding a roda in place of regularly scheduled training.  A full hour of play time with a special invitation extended to our previous Grupo Uniao members.  Use this as a time to play those of differ...

Uniformity at Uniao

Uniformity at Uniao

Just reminding everyone that class uniform t-shirts are on sale now... we have limited sizes left, so come get yours while you can!  1 for $20, 2 for $35 and 3 for $40.  We also have our new line of hoodies up for sale too (not mandatory, but still awesome!) 2 for $90 or $50 each.  See me if you need to get hooked up...

Proper attire for class requires white abadas and the group t-shirt.  For those just starting, white athletic pants and plain white shirts are suitable, but every effort must be made to obtain the class uniform.

Teambuy.ca a great success - Extended until March 27h, 2011

Teambuy.ca a great success - Extended until March 27h, 2011

Salve Capoeira,

Our partnership with Teambuy.ca was a great success, I can't wait to meet all of you and help you learn capoeira and practice with you.

The deal will be available until March 27th, 2011, so you have time to get in on it. You can even come try a class and then return to buy the deal, check our class schedule here: http://old.gucanada.com/classes/.

Thank you all for making this a great success.

Axé, Prof. Kmelo

Teambuy.ca Promotion - March 20th, 2011

Teambuy.ca Promotion - March 20th, 2011

Salve Capoeira,

Today is a great time to try capoeira, we teamed up with Teambuy.ca to bring you 1 Month of Unlimited Capoeira Classes for only $19. Head over to their website to get this amazing deal.

You can buy 2 for you and unlimited as gifts, but hurry it is only valid for today: March 20th, 2011.

I hope you find this a great opportunity to join our class.

Axé, Prof. Kmelo

Class Schedule

Class Schedule
Classes are from 6pm to 7:30pm at 160 Spadina Ave. 2nd Floor (Queen and Spadina – Street Dance Academy): Monday - Tuesday - Thursday.

Recovering Status - (Updated)

Recovering Status - (Updated)

The recovering of the site is still going... A small part has been recovered, but there is a long way to go still.

I believe a great part of it has been lost for good, but we're doing our best to recover it all and move forward, the site will also have a new design, more functional I hope, and feel free to let me know about any ideas to make this not only a reference for our Capoeira Classes but also a reference for Capoeiristas all around the world.

UPDATE: So I believe all the information I could recover has been recovered, now the focus will be organizing all the recovered data, the site de...