“Capoeira é para homen, menino e mulher, só não aprende quem não quiser” – Mestre Pastinha
(“Capoeira is for man, child and woman; the only ones who do not learn it are those who do not want to”)
where & when
- Mondays: 19:00–20:30 St John's Church (upstairs), St. Johns, London SE8 4EA;
- Wednesdays: 19:45–21:15 at the Bankside Health Club, Unit 11a, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SU;
- Saturdays: 15:00–16:30, at the John Marshall Hall, Christ Church, 27 Blackfriars Rd, London, SE1 8NY.
Classes are open on drop-in basis to Capoeiristas visiting from other schools at £12 per class (concession: £10 full-time students). Please email or ring beforehand to arrange your visit.
Nearest transport links to St.John's Church: British Rail: St.Johns, Lewisham; DLR: Elverson Road; Overground: New Cross Gate; Bus: 21, 136, 321, 436
Nearest tube stations to the Bankside Health Club: London Bridge (Northern, Jubilee lines, British Rail), St.Paul's (Central line) and Southwark (Jubilee line).
Nearest tube stations to the Christ Church: Waterloo (Northern, Bakerloo, Jubilee, Waterloo and City lines, British Rail) and Southwark (Jubilee line).
how to start
To start learning Capoeira with us, simply book our beginners' course and come on the day. You will just need long loose trousers (no shorts please) and a t-shirt; Capoeira/martial arts shoes are optional (no trainers).
how to continue
You can participate in two beginners' courses in a year without joining the school as a member. If you wish to carry on after that, but yet not decided upon membership, you can train on a single class basis at non-member's rate (£12 / conc. £10).
capoeira agora membership
Our membership gives you discount on single classes and possibility of training on our flexible passes basis. The more you train, the cheaper the classes are. Our members have a chance to get involved in our projects and win free classes.
For details on all our prices, training passes and the members’ benefits, please go to our membership page.
capoeira agora regular classes
We currently run classes on Mondays in St.Johns/Lewisham, and Wednesdays and Saturdays in venues near Waterloo and Southwark stations.
For details on our classes including the schedule and location please visit our classes information pages.
how to book your capoeira lessons
There are many options of how to get in touch and book your place. Details can be found on our Bookings page.
Visitors from other Capoeira academies can join a single class at £12 (conc: £10).
cancellations & extensions
Capoeira Agora courses and passes are non-transferable and non-refundable unless cancelled 30 days or more prior to the course's commencing date or unless course is cancelled by Capoeira Agora.