Welcome to Capoeira Resistência

Mestre Panão - Richmond, VA

Capoeira Classes NOW offered in North Carolina, Hillsborough

Mestre Panão will be giving a capoeira demonstration July 9 @ 4 pm in Hillsborough, NC. Check it out!

Please wear long pants (pants that you are able to strech with). No shorts or skirts! Thank you!

Events - May 2022

Mestre Panão will be giving workshops at various events in the US this year 2022!

  • College of William & Mary, Williamsburg VA: April 13, 2022

  • Capoeira Malês, Seattle WA (Mestre Curisco): May 19-21, 2022

  • Capoeira de Valor, Newark NJ (Mestre Cebolinha): June 9-11, 2022

Capoeira Resistência Batizado - 13 November 2021

We will host our batizado this coming Saturday at U-Turn from 2:30PM - 3:30PM. Everybody is welcome!



2101 Maywill Street

Richmond, VA 23230

Capoeira Classes NOW offered in-person at Jefferson Park - 2021

Every second and last Saturday we offer capoeira classes at Jefferson Park from 11AM - 12:30PM:

10/30: 11AM–12:30PM @ Jefferson Park

11/13: NO CLASS

11/27: 11AM–12:30PM @ Jefferson Park

Classes will stop to be offered at Jefferson Park at the end of November until further notice!


Jefferson Park

E Marshall St.

Richmond, VA 23223

For beginners classes are offered for $20 per class

For advanced students classes are offered for $30 per class

Payments are taken in Cash, via Venmo, PayPal, CashUp, etc. at the beginning of class. Please contact Capoeira Resistência if you have any questions: Email: capoeiraRVA@gmail.com or Phone: (803) 477-0768.

Capoeira and Cocktails with Mestre Panão - Saturday October 26, 2019!

Come to join capoeira with Mestre Panão for an introductory class! Saturday 10/26 at 10 am in Richmond, VA! Tickets ($20) are available at the link below:


The graduation of Mestre Panão - August 12, 2017!

This is the graduation of Mestre Panão to the highest level in capoeira - he received the white cord from Mestre Suassuna in São Paulo, Brasil.


Capoeira Resistência - NOW also teaching in Charlottesville!

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