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BAF is expanding! New Samba and Capoeira Classes at Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance

Capoeira and Samba at Fort bend Academy

Here at the Brazilian Arts Foundation, we are very excited to announce our new addition of classes at the Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance in Missouri City. Starting on Tuesday, October 7th, we will start teaching weekly classes in Capoeira for Adults and Samba.

Damon Bowens (Graduado Bombril) will be teaching Capoeira for adults and and Christina Trumbach will be teaching the samba class.

This is a great new step on our goal to Promote Education, Good Health and Vibrant Culture in the great community of Houston and we hope to bring new knowledge and teach fun classes that will leave students energized!

To celebrate the beginning of these new classes, we will be having an Open House samba and capoeira class at the Fort Bend Academy of Dance this Saturday, September 27th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
The academy is located at 1959 Texas Pkwy, Missouri City, TX 77489

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Try your first class for free!

To enjoy your first complementary class, we require that you register before joining the classroom.

Register online and you will be able to start the class right away.

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About the Classes:

Capoeira classes will run at $20 for single classes and there will be subscription payments available at $75 per month for 1 class a week.  Students who register for the capoeira class before October 6th, will have their registration fee waved. After October 6th, the regular one time fee will be $50. Learn more»

Samba classes will run at $15 for single classes and subscription payments will be available at $50 per month for 1 class a week. There is no registration fee required for the samba class. Learn more»


Our instructors will not be taking payments on sight. Students are required to make payments online via our website pages for each specific class.

Join us and learn something new, get healthier, meet new friends and most importantly, have fun!





Brazilian Arts Foundation Honored as 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit

For Immediate Release: Brazilian Arts Foundation HONORED AS 2013 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT New Award is based on Positive Online Reviews Houston, Texas, October 22, 2013 – Brazilian Arts Foundation announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited… Continue Reading

The Brazilian Arts Foundation Presents the Annual Houston Brazilian Festival on September 7, 2013 at Jones Plaza

For Immediate Release Contact Information:  Mauricio Campos, President of the Brazilian Arts Foundation, 713-862-3300 HOUSTON, TX – The Brazilian Arts Foundation ( hosts the 2013 Houston Brazilian Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Jones Plaza in downtown Houston from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.This annual event occurs around Brazil’s Independence Day (September 7) and draws more than 3,000… Continue Reading

The Brazilian Arts Foundation Receives the 2012 After-School Initiative (ASI) Non-Profit Residency

Houston, TX – 5/18/2012 – The Brazilian Arts Foundation (BAF) was awarded $2,000 by the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment (CASE) for a 2012 partnership with Project Row Houses. This grant will allow BAF to teach Capoeira classes twice a week during the Project Row Houses Summer Arts Education Program.The Brazilian Arts Foundation, established in 2001, is a… Continue Reading

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