Afro Fusion 2019
Third annual cultural dance event
Saturday, February 23rd (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Join us for Afro-Fusion 2019, our . Afro/Brazilian dance classes for all levels hosted by Capoeira CDO North Bay, we aim to spread cultural awareness, to unify, empower, and enrich our community through the love of dance.
Uzo Nwankpa– Nigerian Igbo Dance
Marta Santos — Afro Brazilian Dance
Sena Kugbega — West African Dance
CM Andrea — Capoeira Angola
12:00 – 1:30 Nigerian Dance with Uzo
1:45 – 3:00 West African Dance with Senna
12:00 – 1:30 Afro Brazilian Dance with Marta
1:45 – 3:00 Capoeira Angola with Andrea
3:15 – 4:15 Afro Fusion (Compilation Class with all teachers)
4:15 – 5:00 Drink/Snack/Talk
Topic: Exercise & Physical Health
Location: Allen Temple Baptist Church Oakland CA
Date & Time: Thursday, February 7 10:30-11:30 am
Presenter: Uzo Nwankpa MSN, RN
You are invited to attend the Samuel Merritt University Community Learning Forum at Allen Temple Baptist Church Oakland CA.
The Community Learning Forum (CLF) is an annual series of health education seminars that were developed by Richard Rocco & Christina Lewis Phd in 2011. The series is offered monthly to residents of the Oakland community and is intended to enhance public awareness of primary health matters.
Hackathon to create awareness for Depression in Immigrant and Refugee communities. Hosted by 1951 Coffee, and Thon X
It was an amazing twelve hour workspace. Where folks from multiple disciplines came together to work on tackling a cause- increasing awareness around Depression in Immigrant and Refugee communities. There were so many great ideas and lots of passion in the room.
Before the participants got to work, they volunteered to engage in a demonstration of the RICHER model. The participants volunteered to share some work that reflect how they felt. This is the pre and post reflection of how they felt in their mind, body and spirit.
Below is a word bible that summarized the expression of the participants pre and post the session
Before the RICHER Model
After the RICHER Model
For more information on bringing the RICHER Model to your communities for social impact complete this form
Thursday, October 25 – 8pm
Friday, October 26 – 8pm
Saturday, October 27 – 8pm (Special Gala Performance)
Sunday, October 28 – 3pm
Thursday, November 1 – 8pm
Saturday, November 3– 3pm
Saturday, November 3 – 8pm
Sunday, November 4 – 3pm
Thursdays (pay what you can): $0 – $25
Friday, Saturday, Sunday (sliding scale): $15, $20, $25
Saturday, October 27 Gala Performance: $25, $35, $50
Two shows, four opportunities to see it
Get Tickets for May 17th & 18th at ODC San Francisco
We invite folks with a desire of being rooted together through movement, rhythm and nature-experiencing the wisdom of the forest.
As dedicated students of hatha yoga and dances of the African Diaspora, we are humbled to be able to offer an intimate space to share these ancient self healing practices with the community.
We will present a different theme to deepen our relationship with nature and stimulate mind, body and soul exploration.
If you’re feeling called to inquire from within, join Uzo and Dominique for a unique exploration in nature (Exact location provided upon registration)
Date: April 22 @ 11am-2pm
Location: Tilden Regional Park
Limited to an intimate group.
Must RSVP. Use link below to reserve your spot
Join us for Afro-Fusion 2018, our second annual cultural dance event. Hosted by Capoeira CDO North Bay, we aim to spread cultural awareness, to unify, empower, and enrich our community through the love of dance. This years guest teachers include Tata Kaya, Uzo Nwankpa, Dandha da Hora, Professora Sarará, and Contra-Mestre Xangô. Workshops will include Congolese Dance, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Nigerian Dance, Maculelê, and Capoeira.
Event Page Here
Saturday, February 17th (11:30-5:00)
Schedule of Events:
11:30-1:00 Maculele / Professora Sarara
1:15-2:45 Capoeira / Contra Mestre Xango
3-4:30 Afro-Brazilian Dance/Dandha da Hora
4:30-5:00 Capoeira Roda
11:30-1:00 Congolese Dance / Tata Kaya
1:15-2:45 Nigerian Dance / Uzo Nwankpa
Mbongui Square Festival is an annual festival that celebrates the performing and visual arts. Organized by Kiandanda Dance Theater, the festival gathers dance, music, visual arts and spoken word artists of varied styles and artistic choices, from the Bay Area and across the world. What defines Mbongui Square Festival is interdisciplinary arts and multicultural community.
Deepen the relationship between the inner artist and healer
Healing Journeys is an opportunity to experience the beauty of self healing and being witnessed in a safe and loving community. By tapping into our creative and healer self – we will remember what may have been forgotten; that the power and guidance for personal healing is within.
This 6 week journey will explore an integrative approach exploring a number of themes including pain and darkness, art as a turning point, embodying spirit and experiencing transcendence. Will you join us?
When: Sundays 11am – 1pm
Location: Private Residence RSVP to receive details
Dates: November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th December 3rd, and December 10th
Each Sunday witnessing session will be a potluck, please bring food and offerings for the alter.
This is an intimate gathering. We will have a total of 8 slots open. If you are interested and committed, let me know and Ill save you a spot. Last day to RSVP is Nov 4th
“Woman Spirit Rising” ~ by Marie Southard
Motion, Music and Mindfulness – The 3 M’s to Thrive!
October 19, 12-1pm
Samuel Merritt University
400 Hawthorne HEC 311 (3rd Floor)
Presented by Uzo Nwankpa, MSN, RN – Community/ Public Health Nursing Instructor, RN to BSN program & Founder of The Uzo Method Project
Learn to create mind, body and soul harmony on a moment by moment basis using the 3 M’s to Thrive concept. Connect the ancient soul with the body using a combination of intentional movement, music and the breath that stimulate the energy centers. Be prepared to move the body!