The Educational and Cultural Center Afoxé Oyá Alaxé is a space that tells the ancestral story of Terreiro Mãe Amara, highlighting the trajectory of resistance and preservation of popular culture throughout its 19 years of existence. At the location, photographs of the matriarchs are presented, such as Yalorixá Amara Mendes, Obá Meji Awô, and the current Yalorixá and President of Afoxé Oyá Alaxé, Maria Helena Sampaio Oyá Tundê. Additionally, the space houses the Helaynne Sampaio Dance Space, where Afro dance classes and practices, such as samba, twerk, and Nagô dance, take place. It establishes connections between people and black culture, valuing the uniqueness of each visitor. Through art and entrepreneurship, it strengthens cultural preservation and offers a space of welcoming, respect, and active participation. It’s an authentic experience of living Afro-Brazilian culture.