Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art form with African roots. It’s unique in that it incorporates elements of martial arts, dance, music, rhythm, and acrobatics into a dynamic game between two people. As an exercise, it engages muscle groups in a function way that promotes agility, flexibility, strength, and balance in different planes of motion. Capoeira at Kaijin MMA is brought to you by the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay Area branch of Capoeira Brasil, known throughout the world for its commitment to preserving the art of capoeira in its traditional form, while also adapting to its natural evolution. Branches of the group can be found throughout Brazil, the U.S. and 36 other countries around the world.