Professor Marcus Cabeça - Escola de Capoeira was founded in 2016 by Professor Marcus Cabeça and teaches the Contemporanea style of Capoeira. The formation of the school was celebrated in July 2016, at an event recognising the new school and 10 years of teaching in the UK for Professor Marcus Cabeça. The event was attended by renowned Capoeira Masters, members of the local community and well known members of the Brazilian community in London.
Prior to his school's formation, Professor Marcus Cabeça and his students were a part of Grupo Axé Capoeira led by Mestre Barrao. Professor Marcus Cabeça led the UK branch of the school known as Axé Capoeira UK which was formed in 2006.
Professor Marcus Cabeça and his school are very active in the community and have the full support of both Kingston and Ealing Councils for the projects they put forward and organise. Through his work Professor Marcus Cabeça has also gained the support of the local communities in the areas he teaches, especially the local businesses and organisations. The school is endorsed by a number of organisations and institutions, including London Youth, Kingston University, Refugee Action Kingston and the Cambridge Road Estate Residents Association.
Over the years Professor Marcus Cabeça's school has participated in a number of public events such as Notting Hill Carnival, International Youth Arts Festival (Europe's largest youth festival) and Kingston Carnival. The group is also known for organising its own Brazilian cultural shows as a conclusion to their annual Batizado (Graduation Ceremony) celebrations.
The school has also participated several times in the National All Styles competition (NAS) and successfully won many trophies in both the kids and adults categories, as well as 'Club of the tournament' in 2013.