AAST 161 - Introduction to Capoeira Angola
3 HU, CD New Course added 07/24/2006
First Semester. Capoeira Angola is the African-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, music, and combat to create a game of strategy, style, and wit. This course will introduce students to the aspects of Capoeira Angola including the movement, music, philosophy, and history traced through great masters of the past to its African beginnings in the Bantu’s dance of N’golo. Each class will involve daily physical training and music lessons. Students will also engage in readings and discussions aimed at providing a historic context for contemporary styles and traditions.
Prerequisites & Notes
Enrollment Limit: 25. Identical to DANC 161
Credits: 3 Credits
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