Urban Dictionary calls the Ginga rhythm, soul, and dance. The legendary Pele says the Brazilian football team needs individual Ginga to make their game beautiful again and to win again. Red Bull thinks Ginga is a spirit Brazilians are born with… a walk, a talk, a way of life, and an ingredient in being Brazilian.
What is the Ginga really?
The Ginga is the most basic capoeira movement, which acts as a springboard for other moves, helps you move in the roda, helps you with balance and rhythm, helps you plan your strategy, helps you attack, helps you defend. The Ginga teaches you how to move, how to play, how to live.
And that is why we have our Monitora Pimenta teaching you how to do the Ginga. Practise. This is how you begin your capoeira journey.