Capoeira, Dance & Percussion

Classes in capoeira, African dance and percussion are easily arranged through hostels and pousadas (guesthouses) in the Pelourinho. Course prices vary depending on season, availability, and the number of people in your party, but generally you can expect to pay anywhere from R$55 to R$120 per hour for a class.


Hostels and pousadas (guesthouses) in Salvador can recommend language courses – a minimum one-week commitment is common – and private teachers. Prices start around R$530 a week for a spot in a group class. Check the schools' websites for the latest details and promotions.