Capoeira Brasil by Mestre Caxias
Native to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mestre Caxias(Alex Filadelfo), has been studying, practising & playing Capoeira for more than 30 years. He is the founder of the New York branch of Grupo Capoeira Brasil where he taught for 17 years. During his time in NYC, Mestre Caxias taught capoeira at various schools and universities and has been a guest teacher in various international capoeira festivals throughout the world.
Mestre Caxias has also performed in famous art venues, such as the Lincoln Center in NYC. Mestre Caxias established additional branches for his group in various cities in the US as well as Pune in India and Natal in the northeast of Brazil.
In 2010, Mestre Caxias moved to the UAE and founded Capoeira Arte Brasil Organization and ever since he has been dedicated to spreading this unique sport all over town. Mestre Caxias devotes all his mornings to teaching in various schools, as part of physical education or after school programs. Mestre Caxias is very committed in promoting a healthy lifestyle by teaching how children and adults can get fit while having fun.