Capoeira Angola Quintal

Style: Angola

Background, Founders, Members, Locations and Affiliations

Capoeira Angola Quintal

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• United States • United States • United States

The founder and leader of Capoeira Angola Quintal is Michael Goldstein, also known as Mestre Ombrinho. With over three decades practicing Capoeira and over 30 years experience teaching, beginning at two high schools in the Bronx in 1988, he is the first non-Brazilian to become a mestre of Capoeira. The mission of his work and organization is to inspire achievement, leadership, and community through Capoeira classes, workshops, and performances. He is renowned for making Capoeira accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

Founders & Key People

Affiliated Grupo Muzenza Groups

Capoeira Angola Quintal Boston


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New York Capoeira Center

New York City

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The San Francisco Capoeira Center

San Francisco

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