I am excited to share the most recent accomplishment in the Smith Family… my little ones progressed in Capoeira and got new belts! A Batizado is an annual event (and reunion) for the Capoeira Community and for us was a series of workshops, exhibitions and a troca del cordel (belt ceremony). The kids even had the chance to perform at the Youth Showcase during the Newark 350 celebration! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and maybe one day my little ones will be as amazing as the long term practitioners we saw (Mestras, Contra Mestres, Professors, Instructors and more from all over the Americas)!
Little miss joined a Dance workshop (and she was overjoyed to be able to “shake her booty”!) and Little mstr. was able to play in the Roda to his hearts content!
Many thanks to Professora Amazonas and the Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira for such a fantastic event and connection to the Capoeira Community.