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There is no way
to peace
Peace is the way

Mahatma Gandhi

31 Years in NYC
46 Years of Martial Arts

ABADA Capoeira
Mestra / Instructor

Japan Karate Assoc.
Godan / Instructor



ABADÁ Capoeira
30 Years of Capoeira




Capoeira Angola Center

31 Years in NYC



Japan Karate Association Brasil
59 Years in Brasil


International Shotokan Karate Federation
41 Years in USA


Shotojuku Dojo
36 Years in NYC

MEMORIAM


Doña Lourdes Lima
95 Years of Axé
1921 - 2017



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



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CAPOEIRA CLASS SCHEDULE

ABADÁ CAPOEIRA
SHOTOKAN KARATE


SUMMER AND FALL CAPOEIRA YOUTH
with MESTRA EDNA LIMA

Kids, Youth & Family Capoeira in Harlem

Summer Program 2018

Welcoming age 18 months and above!

Tuesdays & Thursdays • 201 W. 113th Street @ 7th Avenue
Mornings • 18 months - 2 years old • 9:00-10:00am
Afternoons • age 2½+ • 4:00-5:00pm

Saturdays • • 248 W. 60th Street (bet. 10th & 11th Ave.)
Afternoons • all ages plus Families!! • 12:15-1:15pm

Capoeira Youth Training

A core of physical trainig with diverse focal interests:
ethnography, performance arts, language arts.

Dance and martial arts applications, movement skills, Portuguese vocabulary,
music instruments: atabaque drum, pandero tabourine, berimbau, vocal performance.

$30 Registration, plus:

SINGLE CLASS

$35 single class / one child
$50 single class/ Family Capoeira • one child and parents
$70 single class / Family Capoeira • two+ chldren, same family

MONTHLY CLASS

$140 one child / once weekly
$280 one child and parent / once weekly
$350 two+ children, same family / once weekly
$650 two+ children, same family / 2-3 times weekly

Single or Monthly


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


Edna Lima Method© Training in the Park

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."


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 Edna Lima Method ©

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


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
Edna Lima Method © 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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