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.
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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!
Trans.mutation- An immigrants’ journey through consciousness
An expression of self discovery uncovering the deep layers of internalized oppression, colonization and the complex contradictions of imposed social identities. Transmutation is expected to occur by unleashing the energies of epigenetic traumas inflicted through systems of oppression by transforming it.
Presented by Uzo Nkem Nwankpa featuring Solidarite Sympa
When: Sat Oct 28, 2017 @ 4:30 PM
Where: Private Residence 3530 W. Milton Rd Tucson, AZ 85746
Cost: $10-20 Donation.
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Uzo Nwankpa is from the Eastern part of Nigeria, West Africa. An Igbo woman following her call of duty passed on to her from a long line of ancestral healers. Since the age of 5, she has been dedicated to sharing the power of indigenous healing practices through the art of music and dance. As a performer, student and teacher, she has toured countries in North America, Europe, Australia and Africa. She is the founder of the Uzo Method Project – A Public Health Solution. This program was developed to enhance, restore and rejuvenate the health of communities across the globe.
Come join us for some great music, dance, food, performance and love.
Friday 7/21& Sat 7/22
Friday June 16 2017
6:00 – 7:30 PM Nigerian Dance (Egwu Igbo) Workshop
7:30 – 9:00 PM Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshop
9:00 – 10:00 PM Capoeira Open Roda
Tone – Pilates, Dance, Yoga 545 Ross St, Santa Rosa, California 95401
Pan African embodiment practices by Uzo
Hanuman stage at Shakti Fest
May 12th-14th 2017
Joshua Tree Retreat Center
For discounted tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you love to dance and want to check out a great mix of dance and movement modalities in a community of open, friendly people? Do you like the idea of relaxing in a beautiful, natural environment, sharing yummy meals, and getting to know lots of like-minded and like-hearted people? If so, then you want to be at dance camp! It’s a village of dancers of all ages, happening Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Camp Hye Sierra near Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.
To register visit