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Get inspired! Join us for our 2024 annual Adult Batizado & Troca de Cordas!

When: September 25 - 29, 2024

Where: The Capoeira Spot, 2008 Rhode Island Ave NE

Register by selecting from the options below and checking out online. All purchases are final and non-refundable.


** For groups of 4 or more, the price shown is the price per person in your group. Please enter the quantity that matches your group size, and during checkout, enter the names of the rest of your group. **


Early bird pricing ends July 31.

Register by September 1 to guarantee your t-shirt size.


When registering, please select whether you want to be hosted by one of our students. **While some of our students are offering to host, we cannot guarantee housing with our students for everyone. Housing will be provided first-come-first-serve based on when you register.** There is also the option to stay at the academy for $15/night. We have bathrooms with showers, a kitchen, and mats you can sleep on.  

If you are looking to AirBNB, the neighborhoods close to our studio are:

  • Woodridge

  • Langdon

  • Brookland

  • Mt. Rainier (MD)


You are responsible for your own transportation. The closest airport is DCA. The other airports that fly into the DC area are IAD (Dulles) and BWI (Baltimore).


Grande Mestre Lobão

Mestra Marisa

Mestre Ivan

Mestra Tigresa

Mestre Pirata

Mestre Omi

Professor Pião

Schedule (last updated 7/1/2024):


7pm - Street Roda, location TBD



6pm - Capoeira Workshops, split by level

7pm - Capoeira Workshop, split by level

8pm - Roda


1pm - TBD day-time activity. Possible trip to National Museum of African American History

6pm - Capoeira Workshops split by level, Langdon Park

7pm - Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Training Rodas split by levels, Langdon Park

8pm -Roda, The Capoeira Spot


11am - 1pm - Capoeira/Music/Maculelê/Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshops, Langdon Park

1-2pm - Break

2-4pm - Capoeira/Music/Maculelê/Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshops, Langdon Park

4-6pm - Roda, The Capoeira Spot

6-8pm - Dinner, The Capoeira Spot

8-11pm - Noite Brasileira with drinks, performance, live batucada, DJ, dance party, The Capoeira Spot (drinks not included in registration fee)


10-11:30am - Brunch Buffet, The Capoeira Spot ($20, not included in registration fee)

12-3pm - Batizado & Troca de Cordas, followed by Roda, The Capoeira Spot

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