Gary L. Williams (aka Trovoada or "Trovy" for short) has been teaching Capoeira in the Metro Detroit Area since 1999.
Currently, Gary is working towards becoming a formado (formed or graduated student) with the prestigious Filhos De Bimba Escola de Capoeira. Trovoada has extensively traveled through the United States and Canada furthering his capoeira studies and in the summer of 2016 completed one month of intensive Capoeira training at the headquarters of Filhos de Bimba Escola de Capoeira in Salvador, Brazil, under the watchful eye of Mestre Nenel, the son of the famous Mestre Bimba, and his Professors (teachers).
Gary, who previously taught a capoeira course at Eastern Michigan University, has instructed people of all ages and backgrounds with a focus on improving overall wellness, functional fitness and personal growth of individuals at every level.
He earned his Master's of Arts in teaching (MAT) and BA from English at Wayne State University.
Capoeira is not for fighting; it is for living life.MESTRE BIMBA founder of Capoeira Regional