Team Andre Cia Paulista
Grand Opening Event August 28, 2011
Team Andre Cia Paulista Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA celebrated the opening of the new Sacramento location at 1106 North D Street, Unit 1 on Sunday August 28th, 2011.
Andre Glodzinski, gym owner and Black Bellt 2nd Degree hosted the event, which included ribbon cutting and Belt Graduation ceremonies for Cia Paulista members. A total of ten members, White and Blue Belts, received stripes at the ceremony.
After the ceremonies, DJ Rich Soul, Cia Paulista Blue Belt, played bass-heavy dance beats for members rolling during the Open Mat before the family lunch and team photos.
Lunch was catered by the Sacramento Brazilian Cultural Center. A traditional meal of feijoada, with rice, collard greens, and farota was served, with caipirinhas and guarana sodas. For desserts, everyone enjoyed pudim de leite (custard) and mousse de maracuja (passion fruit mousse).
The new Cia Paulista Sacramento facility is an 8000 square foot space with full BJJ regulation mats, stand up training, conditioning, cardio and free-weight areas. Andre Glodzinski has been teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Sacramento since late 2006, at different academies, but this facility is fully owned and managed by Andre.
Team Andre Cia Paulista provides instruction and team training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Kickboxing and Muay Thai martial arts. Classes start at 7am weekdays and 11am weekends, for men, women, youth and kids, and all skill levels. Schedules, directions, photo galleries and more information about Cia Paulista in Sacramento is available online www.TeamCiaPaulista.com.
All Opening Event photos by Scatha G Allison for Team Andre Cia Paulista 2011