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There is no way
to peace
Peace is the way

Mahatma Gandhi

29 Years in NYC
44 Years of Martial Arts
Brazilian Capoeira
Japanese Karate

MEMORIAM


Grão Mestre
Camisa Roxa
57 Years of Capoeira
January 7, 1944-
April 18, 2013



Master Nakayama
55 Years of Karate
April 13, 1913-
April 15, 1987



Consciência Negra

FRIENDS & SUPPORTERS



ABADÁ Capoeira
World Headquarters
Mestre Camisa
51 Years of Capoeira




Capoeira Angola Center

Grão Mestre João Grande
29 Years in NYC
64 Years of Capoeira



International Shotokan Karate Federation
Master Teruyuki Okazaki
69 Years of Karate


Shotojuku Dojo
34 Years in NYC
54 Years of Martial Arts

Shihan Kai Leung


Andrew Feldman, MD
Sports Medicine Othopedics



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The EDNA LIMA METHOD combines the elegance of dance,
the power of martial arts, the science of biomechanics,
and the rhythms of Afro-Brazilian music.

Edna Lima has presented at ImPulsTanz, International Dance Festival, The Wingate Sports Science Institute in Israel,
New York Sports Clubs, Chelsea Piers, and Equinox in New York City.

The physiological effects of Capoeria Workout®

Studied at Long Island University and Chelsea Piers Sports Center
Study coordinated by FITNESS SCIENCE in New York


Join Edna Lima for Another Great Studio Workout
Catch the Fitness Vibe with functional sports movement

New York Sports Club, Harlem

Edna Lima welcomes all levels of fitness for men, women, youth 14 and older.
The only requirement is to share the joy of movement!!.

"The class was dynamic, creative and different."
"Fun class. Loved the Brazilian soundtrack so much."
"Thanks for a great session! I hope you do more classes. I'm in if you do!"


Edna Lima's Summer Training in the Park
Challenge yourself with Edna Lima's outdoor training in the park

Jackie Robinson Park near Starbucks

Edna Lima's exciting extension of her studio classes,
that challenges all fitness levels with a progressive blend of
strength, agility, endurance, and functional movement.

• six-station agility course,
• Slastix resistance cables with 360 degree belts,
• functional full-body movements with a true master!!

"Thank you very much for the amazing training."
"Your training was superb! I look forward to training with you again."


In Memorium
LOURDES BASILIO LIMA

1922-2017


Our deepest condolences and heartfelt prayers for Edna Lima's dear Mother Lourdes Basilio Lima.
Lourdes was loved and respected by everyone who knew her.
Lourdes was a lively 95 years young who loved Brasil, Samba, and her family,
especially her devoted and loving daughter Edna Lima.
 


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CAPOEIRA CLASS SCHEDULE

ABADÁ CAPOEIRASHOTOKAN KARATE

Brasilia • Rio de Janeiro • 1974-1988

MESTRA EDNA LIMA

Harlem, New York City • 1988-2016

It is said that Edna Lima has the fire and excitement
of legendary martial arts masters


MESTRA EDNA LIMA
The Capoeira Experience

ING New York Marathon 2006 Capoeira Bateria IOC Olympics Athens 2004 Stage Performance ABADÁ Capoeira New York Classes NYC Blizzard 2006 Outdoor Capoeira Training

Traditional Capoeira Training with Mestra Edna Lima

40 years Capoeira teaching and training • World's first female Capoeira Mestra
40 years Karate training and competition • 17 international championships • 5th degree blackbelt

 

ABADÁ Capoeira New York Youth Batizado 2006 Brazilian Cultural Performance 2006 Bronx New York ABADÁ Capoeira Workshop with Mestre Camisa Capoeira Stage Performance at Long Island University

Capoeira training • Brazilian culture • Instrument crafting • Martial arts training
Technique impact training • Theatrical performance • Health and safety

 

Capoeira Youth

Do you remember the joy of movement? Your kids should, too.

Edna is a true master of her art
and a superb educator.

Mirko Cavar, Ed.M.
Trevor Day School

Edna's ability to work with even our
youngest students is astonishing.

Michael Lofton, Ed.M.
Broadway Housing Communities

 

Capoeira Workout®

In the late 1990's Edna successfully adapted the dynamic movements of Capoeira into her trademarked CAPOEIRA WORKOUT® group exercise program. Capoeira Workout forms a bridge between cultures that links participants in a moving communications with a dynamic aesthetic that transcends social boundaries.

The methods of CAPOEIRA WORKOUT® combine the elegance of dance, the power of martial arts, the science of biomechanics, and the rhythms of Afro-Brazilian music.

CAPOEIRA WORKOUT® was recently featured in Martha Stewart's Body+Soul and in Latina Magazine

CAPOEIRA WORKOUT® has been presented at ImPulsTanz, International Dance Festival, The Wingate Sports Science Institute in Israel, New York Sports Clubs, Chelsea Piers, Equinox, and Duomo in New York City, plus fitness centers throughout Brazil and Japan.


The physiological effects of CAPOEIRA WORKOUT® have been studied at Long Island University and Chelsea Piers Sports Center.


SENSEI EDNA LIMA
The Karate Experience

International Shotokan Karate Federation
Master Teruyuki Okazaki

ISKF Karate Master Camp


 
Master Teruyuki Okazaki, 10th dan
Founder & Chief Instructor, ISKF
Sensei Edna Lima, 5th dan, ISKF


[left-right]
Master Hirokazu Kanazawa, 10th dan, SKIF
Sensei Edna Lima, 5th dan, ISKF
Master Yutaka Yaguchi, 9th dan, ISKF
Master Hideo Ochi, 9th dan, DJKB



Shihan Hideo Ochi and Sensei Edna Lima

Master Class Demonstration


Sensei Frank Woon-A-Tai, 9th dan,
IKD [R]
Sensei Edna Lima, 5th dan, ISKF [L]


Sensei Edna Lima leading
Tekki kata (karate forms)


Sensei Lima demonstrating
bunkai oyo (applications) with multiple attackers


R E F L E X Ã O
Edna Lima's reflexion of traditional Capoeira music
Original performances on Compact Disc

"Music defines Capoeira
and demands mastery of all elements"
.


"My decision to sing and play all the instruments reflect my sincere embrace of Capoeira's traditions," Mestra Edna Lima


Mestra Edna Lima is currently presenting:
Capoeira Youth™ programs at Harlem Children's Zone, Trevor Day School in Manhattan, and Public Schools
Capoeira Workout® wellness programs for Women's Heart Truth™ programs with the US Department of Health and Human Services and select New York Sports Clubs.

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