MASTER BAILARINO – Born in São Gonçalo Rio de Janeiro on 25 June 1969. He began training Capoeira with his cousin Jorge Azevedo Pinheiro. In 1980 he entered the Small Association Masters of Capoeira with Mestre Travassos, and in 1992 was made Master. In 1993 he joined the Group of Capoeira Muzenza through Mestre Alexandre Batata. On June 7, 1999 comes to Portugal leaving behind all the work in Brazil. He gets a job Capoeira in Setúbal-se Mar extending later to other cities (Lisbon, Almada, Quinta do Conde, Seixal, Parede, Viana do Alentejo, Evora and the Algarve) from 2005 leaves Portugal and goes through some countries such as England, Spain and Germany, where he settled until today. However in 2007 differs from the Group of Capoeira Muzenza and creates the International Capoeira Raiz, with the intention to redeem the roots of Capoeira he believes and its origins. Now resides in Germany (Berlin) where he teaches classes and directs the Capoeira Grupo Capoeira Raiz.