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Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
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Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank

Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Isabela Benitez, of Sherman Oaks, moves across the floor doing a martial arts sequence in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
At the end of the physical part of the martial arts class, students under the leadership of instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado play several percussion instruments and make music together in a capoeira class at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado demonstrates the next of many martial arts sequences for his students in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
A martial arts class follows the instruction of Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado leads his class in with a martial arts routine he wants the students to perfect in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Ron Cohen, of Studio City, works with his classmates through a martial arts sequence in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Adriana Cruz, of Burbank, lowers her head to the floor and is about to kick out her bottom leg in a difficult martial arts sequence she and her classmates worked on in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Isabela Benitez, of Sherman Oaks, kicks over Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado while practicing a martial arts sequence in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Debbie Galindo, of Studio City, kicks her feet over a rope in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Happy with the progress he is seeing, instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado pumps his arms in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
At the end of the physical part of the martial arts class, students under the leadership of instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado play several percussion instruments and make music together in a capoeira class at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
At the end of the physical part of the martial arts class, students under the leadership of instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado play several percussion instruments and make music together in a capoeira class at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Adriana Cruz, of Burbank, practices a martial arts move in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado leads his class in with a martial arts routine he wants the students to perfect in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Mario Naranjo, of Los Angeles, kicks high as he practices a martial arts move in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Adriana Cruz, of Burbank, does a cartwheel in the middle of a martial arts sequence in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Students move across the floor doing a martial arts sequence that includes standing on hands in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado helps student Isabela Benitez, of Sherman Oaks, with a hand stand in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Debbie Galindo, of Studio City, practices a martial arts sequence with her classmates in a capoeira class that, this evening, focused on preparing for an upcoming rank advancement at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
Instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado sings with student Adriana Cruz, of Burbank, at the end of the physical part of class when the students were given a percussion instrument to play in a capoeira class at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Capoeira class taught at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank
At the end of the physical part of the martial arts class, students under the leadership of instructor Anthony “Instrutor” Quebrado play several percussion instruments and make music together in a capoeira class at Legacy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts in Burbank on Friday, August 31, 2018. According to an online dictionary, capoeira is a sport combining rhythmic dance, martial-arts, and acrobatic movements that originated in 16th-century Brazil among African slaves who practiced it as a form of self-defense disguised as dance. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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