Contra-Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Founder and Head Instructor of The Michigan Center for Capoeira

Certified Capoeira Instructor - Wingate institute for Sports Science in Israel.

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer. 

Contra-Mestre Baz started learning Capoeira in Israel in 2000 at the Academy of The Israeli Center for Capoeira under the supervision of Mestre Cueca and Mestre Edan. The style that Baz and his teachers teach is of the group Cordão De Ouro of Mestre Suassuna from São Paulo, Brazil. In 2004 Baz became a certified Capoeira instructor by Wingate institute in Israel and has been teaching Capoeira classes and workshops ever since.

 

After traveling to Brazil to participate in workshops and special events around Brazil, Baz arrived to Michigan to visit family and decided to settle here. In February 2007, Baz founded The Michigan Center for Capoeira. 

 

Since then, Mestre Baz has taught classes for kids, teenagers, and adults of all levels. Promoting Capoeira to public awareness by providing workshops, performances, and demonstrations at various festivals, fairs, and special events in Michigan, around the U.S., and abroad.

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Edan and Mestre Cueca with Baz after receiving his Master belt.

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Cueca, Mestre Baz, Mestre Edan

Mestre Baz Hand Spin

Mestre Baz Hand Spin

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

During a Workshop in St. Petersburg Russia

International Colleges of TMCC

International Colleges of TMCC

From left to right: Contra-Mestre Maculele - Jerusalem Israel Mestre Cueca - Israel & Moscow Russia Contra-Mestre Pinoquio - Petah Tiqva, Israel Contra-Mestre Baz - Detroit, Michigan Contra-Mestre Ta-Russo - St. Petersburg Russia. Contra-Mestre Revivo - Milan, Italy.

Mestre Edan & Baz

Mestre Edan & Baz

Grande Mestre Suassuna & M. Baz

Grande Mestre Suassuna & M. Baz

Mestre Suassuna is the founder of Capoeira Cordão De Ouro

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Mestres Ta-Russo and Baz

Mestres Ta-Russo and Baz

Playing Batucada

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

Teaching a workshop in St. Petersburg Russia

Mestre Baz playing berimbau

Mestre Baz playing berimbau

Contra-Mestre Baz Playing berimabu as part of a performance during a Batizado ceremony in Atlanta Georgia

Mestre Baz

Mestre Baz

During a performance at the "Night in Rio" festival in Charlotte North Carolina