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Mestre Maxuel Moreira is the director and creator of Angá Capoeira, he was born on July 13, 1978 in Bahia, Brazil. He began practicing Capoeira at the age of five with Mestre Railson in Arraial D'Ajuda, Brazil. In March 1997 he emigrated to Santiago Chile with the purpose of teaching Capoeira. He lived in Chile for 10 year creating one of the most popular and renowned Capoeira groups in Chile with hundreds of members around all the country.
He performed on several important places such a tv shows, government events, embassies etc. He also set up social work in the slums of Santiago, to promote social integration and equality. In January 2006, Maxuel moved to Paris, France expanding even more his career and within a few years become one of the most popular Capoeiristas in Paris. In 2010 he opened his Capoeira Studio in Paris. Mestre Maxuel moved to
Philadelphia in 2016, where he teaches capoeira classes for children and adults.
He also taught workshops at the 'Global Philadelphia' Association (see articles
in the Huffington Post and The Philadelphia Tribune) and Penn Museum. He participated in Capoeira demonstrations at the Barnes Foundation, Kimmel Center, City Hall an Penn's Landing (among other places).
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