Capoeira Center of New York, Inc. (The “Center”) is a New York-based company founded in 2005. Tiberio Vieira and Michelle Rae Pinzon founded The Center, bringing together over fifteen years of experience in teaching and training in Capoeira and dance. Its foundational philosophy rests upon the three-letter LEG principle: Learn more culture, Exercise and Grow socially. The Center organizes and brings to the community public performances and demonstrations showcasing Capoeira and Afro-Brazilian dance and music. Their programs include CapoeiraLab and CapoeiraSocial. The Center conducts capeoeira classes, workshops and youth outreach program, as well as facilitates cultural exchange programs for American and Brazilian Capoeira students for deeper cultural immersion.
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