Our Leadership

Kelvin Wyatt


Creative Movement Brazil is led by Kelvin Wyatt a native Detroit resident trained in Capoeira Angola, Batucada and many dances of Brazil. Kelvin has studied Brazilian culture for over 16 years and performed in many venues throughout Michigan and other states. Under the training of Mestre Caboquinho Aruanda leader and founder of Centro Tabcat Kelvin Wyatt was graduated to the levels of Treinel next Contra-Mestre in Salvador, Bahia. Currently, Kelvin teaches classes in Capoeira Angola in the Metropolitan Detroit area and performs at many local venues.

Kelvin, has performed and taught Capoeira Angola for many organizations which would include the following:

  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Charles H. Wright Museum
  • Dally in the Alley
  • Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts
  • Detroit Dance City Festival
  • Eastern Market
  • Whole Foods Detroit
  • Irene's Myomassology Institute
  • Detroit Tigers - Fiesta Tigre

Yvette Wyatt


Assistant Director

Creative Movement Brazil is also led by Yvette Wyatt a powerhouse in the areas of community development and cultural enrichment. Yvette has devoted her life to the understanding of cultural growth, physical fitness, community mentoring and healthy eating practices. For the past 10 years Yvette has performed with many belly dance groups within the United States and continues to teach classes to the community. Yvette is also a student of Afro-Cuban Dance, Capoeira Angola, Samba and Batucada here in Detroit and co founder of the Annual Brazilian Day Street Festival Michigan. Yvette is an amazement to everyone she has connected with to pass on her knowledge of the world and individual empowerment.

Yvette, has performed and taught Bellydance for many organization which would include the following:

  • Greening of Detroit (Zumba & Bellydance)
  • Hip 2 b Fit Detroit (presented by DEPSA and Henry Ford Health System)
  • Michigan Marrow 5k
  • Butterfly Bash
  • Princess Madiha's St. Jude Benefit
  • Belly Flea Agoria (Toldeo)
  • Arts Beats & Eats



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