The Capoeira Workout

This Brazilian martial art—a combination of dancing, acrobatics and self-defense—can look intimidating. However, thanks to the careful guidance of Paula Verdina—aka Instructora Pimentinha—the moves sink in fairly quickly. You’ll need a bit more patience than usual in learning and perfecting the moves.

Highlights: This DVD claims to engage all your muscle groups, develop flexibility, tone, and give you a solid cardio workout—and it does! Plus, there’s something to be said about a workout that not only burns calories, but also makes you feel invincible.

Downside:
Besides the step-by-step tutorial, there are only two workouts on the disc. Also, you’ll need to make sure to clear a decent bit of space in your living room.

Rating:
* * *

Length:
35 minutes

Price:
$14.98

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web