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Intro to Capoeira

Impact Hub Islington

Thursday, 22 November 2012 from 18:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

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Come and try out Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art that uses elements of dance and music, in this free workshop at HUB Islington. No experience required, and entrance is and run by Tarek Alsaleh of Bidna Capoeira, a HUB based charity working in refugee camps in the Middle East. 


Bidna Capoeira

Joyful sounds of singing, music, and laughter aren’t often associated with refugee camps. However, since 2007, Bidna Capoeira charity has been inspiring these sounds by sharing the joy of capoeira with thousands of children and communities in camps, safe houses and youth reformatory centres throughout the Middle East.

Beyond the smiles and laughter, participants benefit from empowerment, social inclusion, and the confidence and freedom to express themselves through capoeira-based fun and play. Bidna Capoeira is now opening a permanent office in Palestine and scaling up its UK presence.

If you want to see how capoeira makes a difference in the harshest environments then watch this short video (3:45) of Al Tanf Refugee Camp located in the no man’s land between the Syrian and Iraqi borders.

Do you have questions about Intro to Capoeira? Contact Impact Hub Islington

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Hub Islington
5 Torrens St
EC1V 1NQ London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 22 November 2012 from 18:00 to 19:00 (GMT)


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Impact Hub Islington

Impact Hub Islington is an open community of purpose-driven entrepreneurs, creatives, doers and dreamers, powered by a shared workspace and learning environment. We are part of a global network of over 15,000 passionate individuals and organisations in more than 100 cities around the world.

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