Capoeira-itsnot Just A Dance
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Every country has one or more folk dances. Each one is performed differently than the other, although they might have originated from similar backgrounds. One dance that particularly captures my attention is the Capoeira. The Capoeira is a Brazilian folk dance that started out as a fierce form of s ....
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.... cane knives and 3/4 staffs. Being slaves, they had to disguise the study of the art, and that is how the dance came into it. Their hands were manacled most of the time, so the art used a lot of standing on hands feet up, and some moves were directed to fighting mounted enemies.
Capoeira was born in the "senzalas", places where slaves were kept, and evolved in the "quilombos", a refugee home for slaves. The senzalas restricted the Capoeira development, because what hurt the slaves physically h ....
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