A Familia

Along with Samuka, other members of the Ginga Saroba family help spread the knowledge of Capoeira and support the work of the group:

Presidente

Presidente

Teacher in Auroville & Management

Started Capoeira in 2010 and teaches since 2015. She takes care of the ‘Open class’ with the help of Aranha.
She also manages the administration of the group hence her apelido: Presidente 😉

Aranha

Aranha

Teacher in Auroville

One of Samuka’s first students, he started learning Capoeira in 2007 and despite being under 18 started teach adult classes in 2015. He now leads the ‘Open Class’ in Auroville with Presidente.

Tranquilo

Tranquilo

Teacher in Udhayam

Tranquilo first learned to Ginga with the group Capoeira Brazil in Pune (India). He joined the Ginga Saroba family in 2012 and helps teaching the projects since then. Teaching since 2015, he organizes classes for kids in Udhayam, a social center in the Kottakarai village.

Quebra Cocô

Quebra Cocô

Assistant teacher

The youngest of our member but one of the most determined.
Strong as a pillar, he assists Tranquilo in Udhayam and replaces Samuka da India when out of station.

Macaco Branco

Macaco Branco

Free capoeirista

Traveling the world since 2014, Macaco Branco started Capoeira with Samuka and helped the group grow towards what it is today. He is the designer of the Ginga Saroba logo as well as the t-shirts of the group.