Soul Yoga Fest
KamauRashid_headshot.jpg

Dr. Kamau Rashid

 

Dr. Kamau Rashid

KamauRashid_headshot.jpg
 
 
 

Dr. Kamau Rashid is a Chicago-based scholar whose work focuses on the history and culture of Africans both on the continent and in the Americas. He is also active with a number of community initiatives. His work includes supporting institutions that work to build community-food sovereignty, facilitating environmental education for youth and adults, and being actively engaged in community education and cultural enrichment via coordinating a male rites-of-passage program, teaching Capoeira, Kung Fu, and so forth.

Class description:

Capoeira is an African Brazilian fighting art. In this class participants will receive an introduction to the art of Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande, a style of Capoeira from Rio de Janeiro. You will gain an appreciation of the many benefits to Capoeira including self-defense, physical conditioning, discipline, unifying the mind and body, and connecting to the history and culture of African people--especially our resistance traditions.