The mission of Omulu Capoeira is to promote the art of Capoeira around the globe through development of a high-quality training academy, a professional performance group, and a community culture and education program.
Omulu Capoeira Group is led by world-renowned Capoeira master, Mestre Preguiça. Mestre Preguiça has been a pioneer and influential figure of contemporary Capoeira for over 40 years. From the age of 12 until he was graduated to master in 1963, Mestre Preguiça trained under Brazil’s legendary Mestre Bimba. In 1965, Mestre Preguiça moved to Rio de Janeiro and co-founded Grupo Senzala, which in 20 years gained worldwide renown and became the prominent Capoeira style in Brazil. In 1984 he moved to San Francisco and founded Omulu Capoeira Group. He currently teaches at various community centers, public schools and non-profit organizations. Mestre Preguiça conducts workshops and classes for Capoeira groups throughout the world.