Capoeira Kids

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Besides being fun and eye-catching, Capoeira is a very efficient tool in child’s development. Capoeira helps develop balance, coordination, general level of fitness and flexibility, sense of rhythm and awareness of your own body.  The musical aspect of Capoeira helps kids feel more comfortable and more willing to exercise.  Training Capoeira also builds self-esteem and helps … [Read more...]

Exercise and your Brain!

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Just like exercise is needed to grow a strong healthy body, we also need exercise to grow a strong healthy brain and help prevent depression. As I mentioned in the last article, I was a Tom Boy growing up.  That is until I got derailed with the pressures of school.  It wasn’t until I was an adult in my early 30’s that I realized I suffered from mild depression and looking back … [Read more...]

Start young and reap the benefits of exercise!

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As an active child…alright, a tom boy, it wasn’t difficult for me to stay in shape! In the warmer months my sisters and I would be outside after school (and after homework) until “the whistle” called us in for dinner and then back outside we went until it got dark. Monkeying (is that a word?) around in the playground, climbing trees, riding our bikes all over the … [Read more...]