For inquiriess about class schedule or performances call 702-292-6875 or
This is the home page of Capoeira Mandinga Las Vegas, Mestre Paulo Batuta. Capoeira Mandinga is based in Berkeley, CA under Mestre Marcelo Caveirinha. Capoeira is a popular sport in Brazil that combines dance, martial art, and acrobatics.
Some Meanings of the Word Mandinga
Different than the literal translation given by the Brazilian Portuguese dictionary, the word Mandinga has its own meaning in the capoeira world. The Aurelio dictionary translates the word mandinga as a "magic" or "spell." In some senses that meaning applies to capoeira, but in a different context.