As they move their feet, the beating sound of the drums and chants rise like incense to fill the room.

The battle of wits has begun as they move ever so gracefully in search for convergence in a joyful ebb and flow of motion.

CAPOEIRA MOVES

The player goes down into a corta-capim, which is a tie of rasteria. Before the end of the movement thrust a foot up in the air whilst shifting the weight from one side to other side. Then thrust the other leg up in the air with the support of the same hand.