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ANGÁ-CAPOEIRA Maryland-DC is a group whose principal mission is to encourage and promote the art of Capoeira. Students (Kids and Adults) will learn and enjoy specific movements and rhythms through the knowledge and techniques of qualified and professional teachers in an amiable environment. Classes are held by Roberto Tapia (Professor Hakim), Instructor Ali, Instructor Amado & Monitor Urso.
Roberto Tapia, a.k.a. Professor Hakim, began arrived to USA from Chile in 2005.
In April 2008 Tapia opened his own studio Roda Movements in Takoma Park, Maryland, dedicating himself full-time to nurturing the studio as a place in which the community can learn and enjoy different styles of martial arts, fitness, and dances. Roberto Tapia has been responsible for organize over 15 Capoeira events (Batizados) in the DC Area, bringing professors and mestres from another states and countries. An American citizen since 2016, he achieved the title of “Professor Estagiario" in Arraial D’Ajuda in Bahia, Brazil in 2013.
In 2017 Roberto was part "Sminthsonian Folk Festival" teaching several workshops in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Institution.
In Dec of 2018 Roberto Tapia got the blue cord of "Professor Formado" in Santiago Chile under his Mestre Maxuel. Roberto has also traveled to countries around the world with the purpose of encouraging Capoeira through seminars, workshops and demonstrations.
Have a question about classes? Interested in having us perform at your next event? Perhaps you're just wondering what Roberto Tapia (Prof.Hakim) is up to today? Feel free to contact us and we will get back to you shortly.
7014-A Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
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