Ivan Karaivanov '06, left, crouches as Nick Gillette '06 takes to the air
during a Capoeíra demonstration at World Expo in the Hall of Presidents.
Capoeíra is a martial art invented by African slaves brought to Brazil
by the Portuguese. Capoeírístas disguised their training as a
harmless dance ritual to avoid its repression. This club practices
Capoeíra Regional, which is characterized by fast, upbeat music, high
kicks and acrobatics.