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Capoeira

Beatrice Allegranti is a Professora of Capoeira having trained with Mestre Poncianinho, Mojuba Capoeira for twenty years. Beatrice has also embodied a rich legacy of capoeira teaching Brazil and the U.S. with Mestre Zé Antonio, Barracão (Brazil), Mestre Jao Grande (New York), Mestre Roxinho, Project Bantu (Brazil).

This Afro-Brazilian art form has had a profound impact on Beatrice’s learning, teaching, artistic making and research, particularly around resistance, transgenerational trauma and the intersectional politics of embodied learning.

Beatrice has taught capoeira classes and workshops in London at The Place, Siobhan Davies Dance Studios and Dance Attic Studios. Visit Workshops page for updates.

Related Links

Political Signatures Capoeira research combining dance movement psychotherapy and neuroscience.

Tedx Renegotiating Body Politics via Capoeira with Mestre Poncianinho and Dr Beatrice Allegranti

Publication: Intra-active Signatures in Capoeira: Towards More-than-Human Activism, by Beatrice Allegranti and Jonathan Silas.

Publication: Dancing the Entanglements of Love and Loss, by Beatrice Allegranti.