We are located at 24100 Narbonne Ave, #107, Lomita, CA 90717.

Here is our current schedule. Drop in classes are available, as well as monthly memberships. Come by anytime.

ArteLuta Capoeira will be closed:
🦃 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY: No classes Nov 27-30, 2019. Classes will resume on Mon, Dec 2, 2019.
🎄 WINTER HOLIDAY: No classes Dec 23, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020. Classes will resume on Mon, Jan 6, 2020.

5 PM – 6 PM – Kids Capoeira (Intermediate/ Advanced)
6 PM – 7:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)

10 AM – 11 AM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)
5 PM – 6 PM – Kids Capoeira (All Levels)
6 PM – 7:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)
8 PM – 9:30 PM – Forró Dance Class with Yukicito (All Levels)

5 PM – 6 PM – Kids Capoeira (All Levels)
6 PM – 7:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)

10 AM – 11 AM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)
5 PM – 6 PM – Kids Capoeira (All Levels)
6 PM – 7:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)
   * Art Walk Roda Every 1st Thursday

6 PM – 7:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)

11 AM – 12 PM – Kids Capoeira (All Levels)
12 PM – 1:30 PM – Teens/Adults Capoeira (All Levels)
2 PM – 3:30 PM – * Monthly Samba with Aninha Malandro (All Levels)
* Next Samba Encounter: Sat, Dec 14

Please note: We observe all national holidays.

We are now an Inspire Charter School Vendor! 

Families with Inspire Charter School can now use their yearly Instructional Funds to take capoeira classes at ArteLuta Capoeira Academy!
Come in for a free trial class.



CLASSES FOR KIDS (Ages 4 and up)

Kids learn capoeira through playful games and exercises that emphasize body coordination, listening skills, rhythm, discipline and self control and self confidence. The music motivates and creates an exciting learning atmosphere where they will learn to sing in Portuguese and play traditional capoeira instruments – as well as play capoeira.


Capoeira involves the entire mind and body. Students will learn how to play the game of capoeira, the history and philosophy, the music which includes playing capoeira instruments and singing songs in Portuguese. You will develop strength and increase flexibility while building endurance, balance, discipline, coordination and rhythm, in a healthy and supportive environment. Prepare to be challenged and allow yourself to grow.

SAMBA DANCE CLASS – Teens & Adults

Next Monthly Samba Encounter with Aninha:
SAT, DEC 14 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM
$20 Drop In. This class is for all levels.

Aninha Malandro, Ana Carla Laidley, was born and raised and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she grew up in the cradle of Samba: Estação Primeira de Mangueira, where her father is a very well-known respected musician and her mother an excellent and one of the first “passistas” samba dancers.She has taught in Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Hawaii, and all over the USA for over 25 years.

She is the founder of the groups Samba N’Motion and Malandro N’ Motion and has choreographed several numbers that reflect her understanding and passion for the Samba de Malandro and her respect to the varieties of style and movements of this unique form of dance: SAMBA!

Ana is also the co-founder of the International Samba Congress, the biggest celebration of samba outside of Brazil. It’s a unique three-day cultural experience revolving around a strong, exciting, energy-filled rhythm which is called Samba. More info: www.internationalsambacongress.com/

FORRÓ DANCE CLASS – Teens & Adults

EVERY TUESDAY from 8:00-9:30pm
$15 Drop In. This class is for all levels.

Forró is a Brazilian folk-dance and musical genre originally from the Northeast of Brazil and now popular worldwide! Although it is a couple’s dance, you do NOT need a partner to join the class. It’s fun, energizing, romantic, and uplifting…
Vamos Forroziar!

Yukicito has been with Forró in LA since 2013 and has taught class at Tropico de Nopal, Brasil Brasil Cultural Center and Brazilian Nites’ Festa Junina 2019. He has also performed at Festa Junina in LA and Forró Fest USA in Boston representing the Forró in LA group. He also has an intensive background in Samba further demonstrating his passion and dedication to Brazilian dance and culture.