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MEET THE NOVO FLOW TEACHING TEAM
Quebra (Chris Baird) has studied a wide range of martial arts, and has been studying Capoeira under Mestre Borracha since 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts from the University of Newcastle, and has worked as a circus performer as a member of the Brothers Bengali (with fellow capoeirista, David 'Padeiro' Baker), and as a gymnastics and parkour coach. He was awarded his Graduado cord in 2013 by Grande Mestre Boa Gente, and his blue/green cord by Mestre Borracha in 2016. He is also a qualified Instructor of Filipino Martial Arts.
Serenata (Rebekah Parkes) has been studying Capoeira under Mestre Borracha since 2011, and grew up around martial arts. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree as a Vocal major, from the University of Newcastle, and is currently studying ethnomusicology in an Honours year. She was a founding member of the art music group Tone Camerata, and a key participant in the University of Newcastle World Music Ensemble. She also teaches gymnastics-for-all, circus skills on the silks and static trapeze, and performs as a member of Soulfire Circus; and is a qualified Instructor of Filipino Martial Arts.