American Capoeira Foundation

American Capoeira Foundation

The mission of the American Capoeira Foundation is to develop, promote, educate and preserve aspects of Afro-Brazilian culture, which includes capoeira, music, dance, and theater with the purpose improving humanity and strengthening community. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilina art form that combines

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Intro 2 Capoeira Class

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Program description

American Capoeira Foundation’s Intro 2 Capoeira is a class designed to introduce the fundamental elements of capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art form, to students. This unique art form combines music, dance, acrobatics, and martial arts. 

The activities, movements, exercises that students will experience are designed to help students improve their flexibility, coordination, balance, rhythm,

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-discipline
Cultural Origin: African, Latino, Other
Subject: Dance, Other, Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact for availability for 2019-2020 school year

Available times:

During school hours and/or outside school hours

Length of program: 30 minutes to 1 hour (depending on age of students)
Space / technical requirements:

Indoor large open space such as basketball gym or open field

Sound system and/or speaker that can be connected to an iPod via headphone jack

Location(s):

School

Fees / Ticketing:

In the Charlotte area: 4-6 classes per day: $600 or 1-3 classes per day:  $300

Outside Charlotte area: price may include travel costs

*All prices can be negotiated

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

I.CP.1 Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create movement that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images.

I.CP.2 Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance movement performance.

 

NC Essential Standards:

From the Arts Education, Dance K-8 Standards (all grade levels):

  • CP.1 – Use choreographic principles, structures, and processes to create movement that communicate ideas, experiences, feelings, and images.
  • CP.2 – Understand how to use performance values (kinesthetic awareness, concentration, focus, and etiquette) to enhance movement performance.
  • DM.1 – Understand how to use movement skills in movement.
  • R.1 – Use a variety of thinking skills to analyze and evaluate movement.
  • C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with movement.

From the Social Studies, K-8 Standards (all grade levels)

  • Culture, C.1 – Understand and compare cultural expressions and diversity.
  • Dance, C.1 – Understand cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary connections with dance and/or movement.

 

 

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

Maria Blackburn, teacher

Providence Day School 

maria.blackburn@providenceday.org 

(704) 887-6000 

Kim Benton, teacher 

Andrew Jackson Middle School 

kim.benton@lcsdmail.net  

(704) 219-6247

Michele Nonemaker, Dance Educator

Mountain Island Lake Academy

michelej.nonemaker@cms.k12.nc.us

(P) 980-343-6984

Bronica Glover, Executive Director

Grearer Enrichment Program

bglover@gepinc.org

704.334.8518

bglover@gepinc.org

www.gepinc.org

Cancellation Policy

One month written notice required for full refund.

Two weeks notice for 50% refund

Weather or other emergencies, a makeup date will be arranged if possible, or a settlement will be negotiated.