Senzala

Capoeira Senzala 1963The group Senzala started around 1963 in the southern part of Rio de Janeiro, When a group of highly motivated young men wanted to learn capoeira. These young men are now the masters of the group, being refered to as the “Corda Vermelho”. They are responsible for the large name that Sensala has nowadays within the world of capoeira.
Escola Senzala is well established troughout the world.
You will find groups that are part of Senzala in any part of the world. Within Senzala the development of teaching methods has always played a large role. This still remains as important within the group now as it was then. Even today we as a group are still growing and developing. Not only in technique but also in the social, spiritual values, aspects within capoeira