At the age of 14, Formada Colibri began training in the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira in her hometown of Niterói in Rio de Janeiro. Today, she shares nearly 30 years of experience with her students in Chicago and in various other cities.
Formada Colibri currently teaches under the leadership of Mestre Paulinho Sabiá, one of the three founders of Grupo Capoeira Brasil. She is skilled at teaching students of all ages and levels, and is often invited to teach around the world. Whether you are a beginner or an adept practitioner, Formada Colibri has something to offer everyone.