Capoeira is an African-Brazilian martial art form. It is the art of a playful game combining dancing, fighting, acrobatics and live music. The style known as Capoeira Angola emphasizes the art form's roots in African culture, maintaining its traditions, rituals and training methods. It is an exciting art form enjoyed by all ages and levels.
The International Capoeira Angola Foundation (ICAF) is a non-profit international organization dedicated to the practice, preservation and growth of Capoeira Angola. Mestre Jurandir, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil leads the Oakland ICAF group.