The Shanghai Center for Capoeira is a part of Capoeira Mandinga, the largest capoeira school in China with branches in Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Hefei, Chengdu, and Taiwan. Capoeira Mandinga was founded by Marcelo Caveirinha in 1984. In 2005, Professor Diego Guerreiro, a student of master Marcelo, launched a branch in Shanghai.
The classes are run by Instrutor Alex who is a qualified teacher with over 11 years of experience in Capoeira and over 8 years of teaching. Blue belt (title “instrutor” ) since 2019. He received certification from capoeira masters Edan and Cueca in the Capoeira Instructors Course and graduated from the IBCE (Instituto Brasileiro de Capoeira-Educação) program for capoeira teachers.