Gingarte Capoeira Chicago

Mestre Marisa

Cultivating and transforming communities through Capoeira since 1991.

Professor Artista

Professor Artista started training capoeira with Gingarte in 1997. He is also an accomplished musician, giving rise to his nickname. He has been residing and teaching capoeira in Crystal Lake, IL, and he continues to commute between his home and the city to take classes at Gingarte’s academy. Along with a trip to Brazil in 2001, Artista has traveled to numerous capoeira events throughout the US, and he received his ‘professor’ cord in 2016.