Bruno A. de Araujo Melo known internationally as Mestre Esquilo Never imagined that capoeira would be his passport to the world. Mestre Esquilo has dedicated over 25 years to the art of capoeira. Traveling to nearly 30 countries sharing his knowledge of this unique and captivating art form. Mestre Esquilo hopes that those who take his workshops and lectures understand the importance not only of the movements in capoeira but also the music and Afro-brazilian culture. Mestre esquilo has composed and produced 5 CDs including producing Mestre Suassuna's Case de capoeira featuring other capoeira masters. as executive director of the american capoeira foundation, Mestre esquilo hopes to use capoeira as a tool of happiness and hope around the world.