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Maxuel Moreira was born on July 13, 1978 in Bahia, Brazil. He began practicing Capoeira at the age of five with Mestre Railson.
In March 1997 he emigrated to Chile with the purpose of teach Capoeira.
In 1999 he organized the First International Meeting of Capoeira in Chile where he baptized nearly 300 students. 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 the social integration and equality. In January 2006, Maxuel moves to Paris, France and in 2007 he organized his 1st International Capoeira Sul da Bahia Meeting in France, with many guests like the Masters Mao Branca and Railson and some twenty Mestrando, Teachers and Instructors worldwide and about two hundred spectators The same year, he received the rank of Contra-Mestre of Capoeira, at the 3rd International Festival Capoeira Sul da Bahia Arraial d'Ajuda, Brazil.
In 2010, he opened the first Capoeira Academy in France.
Experience in the United States
(2016-current): Master 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. Participated in Capoeira demonstrations at the Barnes Foundation, Kimmel Center, City Hall an
Penn's Landing (among other places).
Mestre Maxuel compilation