Caterina Violi started studying Capoeira in 2007 with Professor Lagartixa (Capoeira Ca Pra Gente) and later in 2009 joined the London School of Capoeira under Mestre Silvia Bazzarelli and Mestre Marcos Dos Santos. In 2017 she was awarded the Instrutora grade (cordão branco e amarelo) from the Masters of the London School of Capoeira.
Over the years, Caterina has been training in a style of Capoeira which is fluid, versatile, visually impressive and technically demanding. She has taken part in a number of events and workshops with masters of international calibre, performed in a number of cultural and artistic events worked on projects with children and young people in schools in and around London.
Today, Capoeira is very much an integral part of Caterina’s life, something she is committed to carrying on and passing on to others.
Andrew Tilling also started studying Capoeira in 2007 with Professor Lagartixa (Capoeira Ca Pra Gente) and later in 2009 joined the London of Capoeira under Mestre Silvia Bazzarelli and Mestre Marcos Dos Santos. In 2018 he was awarded the Monitor grade (cordão branco e verde) from the Masters of the London School of Capoeira.
Andrew is a strong advocate of the intercultural benefits of Capoeira and of the freedom of expression that comes with the style and tradition of the London School of Capoeira. As well as a Capoeira instructor, Andrew is a trainer with competencies in a range of fields including performing arts, business, leadership and communication.
About LSC Capoeira Herança Italia
In September 2015, having moved back to Italy after more than twelve years in the UK, Instrutora Caterina and Monitor Andrew set up LSC Capoeira Herança Italia under the supervision of the Masters of the London School of Capoeira. The school was initially established in Southern Tuscany and in 2018 it moved to Parma, which is Instrutora’s Caterina home town. It is the first school of the LSC lineage permanently based in Italy