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Speaker Series: Capoeira

Grilo Preto has been practicing capoeira for more than 17 years and he has the broken bones to prove it.

Though originally developed as a way for Brazilian slaves to learn to fight while masking their movements, capoeira is more than a martial art. Grilo is one of the first Denver practitioners, and he is deeply rooted in the music, the culture, and the history of capoeira.

Following his passion eventually led to becoming a professor of capoeira and certified personal trainer with an emphasis on corrective exercise.

Join Grilo for stories of broken bones, Brazil, love, loss, magic, and rhythm from a capoeira life.

Additional Info:

  • Guests with tickets will receive 25% off drinks at Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. Please bring a valid ID and your ticket. Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come first-served basis.
  • This is the third event in partnership with the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. To check forthcoming speakers or to see more information, go to https://www.sojournerbeers.com/
  • Email james.oneill@atlasobscura.com with any questions.

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