Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Hackney based Capoeira Master, Simon Atkinson " Mestre Fantasma" has started free Capoeira Classes for Youths, aged 11 to 18 years. This is a positive project which will give purpose and help shape lives of this significant age group.
Mestre Fantasma who runs the East London Capoeira School....
(pic by Anna Luks)
What are the benefits
✤Movements practiced in Capoeira employ whole body with its full
range of motion
✤Training Capoeira builds a strong, supple, and most importantly
✤In its essence, Capoeira is an effective and cunning system of self-defence.
Monday, 6 January 2014
Following the "gloom and doom" mood splashed around by September 11 attack in New York, 2001, music remained as always the healing wand. Chatting and jamming with fellow musician, friend and producer Gabriel Prokofiev, we decided to record one of my old happy tunes : Kilimanjaro. It was composed in Brazil , 1989 when I was asked what are the main hallmarks of Tanzania ...