Capoeira and Rumba are dance cousins with African origins born in different countries, Brazil and Cuba. In the past they were a means of escape and resistance from colonial rule, poverty and oppression. Today these two popular art forms have developed into multi-faceted movement and game activities fashionable around the world.a
Cuban Dance Luanda Pau is an international educator and performer that delivers regular workshops, classes and seminars for all levels of Salsa, Rumba – Yambu, Guaguanco, Columbia, Orishas, Makuta, Palo, Bembe, Son, Bata Rumba, Gaga among others. Her knowledge is vast and her passion is equal. Cuban dance is hugely popular, great fun and once you have the knowledge and the feeling you will dance forever.
Capoeira Angola is a complex and enjoyable game with various styles. Coming from Bahia, Salvador, it is now common and practised in all areas of society. Being represented through education, traditional practice and competition it continues to grow, develop and influence men, women and children in positive ways. Master Fantasma has studied capoeira for over thirty years, is one of the first foreign practitioners to be recognised as a master and also a graduate of The School of Social Entrepreneurs. His involvement with Cuban dance has enriched his vision and teachings further and he delivers workshops and classes in a very pure and natural form.