Dança Da Liberdade Capoeira

Danca Da Liberdade

South London based Capoeria school teaching children and adults

UPDATE: New timetable – September 2017
Danca Da Liberdade Mestre Guimba playing a berimbau

About DDL

Danca Da Liberdade is a capoeira group from Rio de Janeiro led by Mestre Guimba. Based in South London we have capoeira classes for adults in Kennington, West Norwood, Dulwich and Croydon and children's capoeira classes in Dulwich, West Norwood, Kennington and Clapham.

Capoeira Performances

The capoeira group Danca Da Liberdade regularly performs in south London and across the UK. As well as capoeira shows, we also perform Afro-Brazilian dances including Maculele, Samba and Bale-Afro. For more information and bookings please contact us.

Capoeira Workshops

Danca Da Liberdade has extensive experience organising capoeira workshops in schools. We currently work closely with Key-stages 2-6 and are extending our work with Key-stages 7-12. Danca Da Liberdade also deliver corporate and team building workshops.

For more information about past work and to arrange a workshop please contact us.

Children training and performing at Batizado

Capoeira Classes for children and adults

Danca Da Liberdade run capoeira classes for adults and children from beginners to improvers and advanced levels. Our classes are run from our school in Streatham, South London with other classes run in Kennington and Bridport.

Children's Capoeira Classes in London

Childrens capoeira classes are run during term times. If you want to try before signing up you can pay £7 for a single class.

Day Time Level and Age Group Location
Monday 4:15 – 5:00pm Beginners (3-5 years) Streatham
5:00 – 6:00pm Intermediate (7+ years) Streatham
7:30 – 9:00pm Advanced (14+ years - join Adult class) Streatham
Wednesday 5:00 – 5:50pm Beginners / intermediate (5-7 years) Streatham
6:00 – 7:00pm Beginners / intermediate (12-17 years) Streatham
7:30 – 9:00pm Advanced (14+ years - join Adult class) Streatham
Thursday 4:30 – 5:15pm Beginners (3-5 years) Kennington
5:15 – 6:45pm All levels (7+ years) Kennington
Friday 5:00 – 6:00pm Beginners / intermediate (8-11 years) Streatham
6:00 – 7:00pm Advanced (8+ years) Streatham
Saturday 9:00 – 9:45am Beginners (3-5 years) Streatham
10:00 - 10:50am Beginners (5-7 years) Streatham
11:00 - 11:55am Beginners / intermediate (8-11 years) Streatham
12:00 - 1:00pm Intermediate / advanced (7-10 years) Streatham
12:45 - 1:45pm Intermediated/Advanced (8+ years) Streatham
1:00 - 3:00pm Advanced (14+ years - join Adult class) Streatham

Children's Capoeira Prices

Trial class:
Cost per term:
£65 full rate / £42 concessionary (for families eligible for free school meals)
If your child is attending 2 or more classes per week the termly fees are:
£95 full rate / £60 concessionary rate

2017/18 capoeira term dates

London Adult Capoeira Classes


Day Time
Music practice
7:30 - 9:00pm
7:00 - 7:30pm
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30am
(term-time only)
Music practice
7:30 - 9:00pm
7:00 - 7:30pm
Saturday 1:00 - 3:00pm


Day Time
Thursday 5:15 – 6:45pm (Adults and childern 7+ years)

Adult Capoeira Prices

£12 per class
Monthly (attend as many classes as you want):
£45 students/concessions

Capoeriesta's play at a DDL Batizado for their belt

Courses & Events

Summer School

During the summer holidays, UINCAP Capoeira Federation runs the Capoeira Summer School from children aged 7 - 12 years old.

During the course children will get to try:

  • Capoeira
  • Acrobatics
  • Instruments and Singing
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Instrument and Costume-Making
  • Participate in a performance at the end of each week

Our Capoeira Summer School for 2017 has been run.


Every year, students from all Danca Da Liberdade classes come together to take part in the Batizado (grading ceremony).

The weekend-long event includes the grading ceremony when students are called one by one to play against a capoeira mestre or professor, a day of workshops delivered by specially invited capoeira mestres from Brazil and performances by expert capoeiristas.

Streatham and Kennington venue for hire

Venue Hire

We have a range of halls and rooms available for hire at the Streatham Capoeira Centre and the Kennington Park Centre. Suitable for dance, martial arts, meetings and rehearsals. Contact us to find out more.


Main Hall:
£42 per hour (£35 for regular block bookings over 3 hours/week)

Small Hall:
£35 per hour (£25 for regular block bookings over 3 hours/week)


Main Hall:
£38 per hour (£30 for regular block bookings over 3 hours/week)

£28 per hour (£20 for regular block bookings over 3 hours/week)

Contact DDL Capoeira School

Email: info@ddluk.org
Telephone: 07 739 973 890

136 Streatham High Road
Streatham SW16 1BW
Entrance on Woodbourne Avenue