Afro Fusion 2019- All Female Line Up

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Third annual cultural dance event

Saturday, February 23rd (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

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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.

Confirmed guets:
Uzo Nwankpa– Nigerian Igbo Dance
Marta Santos — Afro Brazilian Dance
Sena Kugbega — West African Dance
CM Andrea — Capoeira Angola

Schedule:
Studio A
12:00 – 1:30 Nigerian Dance with Uzo
1:45 – 3:00 West African Dance with Senna

Studio B
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

Hackathon for Depression

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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

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After the RICHER Model hackathon 01.12 words after richer model

For more information on bringing the RICHER Model to your communities for social impact complete this form

 

 

Violence is a Public Health Concern

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DATES/TIMES
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

TICKET PRICES
Thursdays (pay what you can): $0 – $25
Friday, Saturday, Sunday (sliding scale): $15, $20, $25
Saturday, October 27 Gala Performance: $25, $35, $50

Adventures in the Woods

Simple Image Bordered Spring Break Promotion Facebook PostWe 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

https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=44907242772

 

Mbongi Square 2017

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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.

Motion, Music and Mindfulness  – The 3 M’s to Thrive!

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“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

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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.
Buy event ticket on Eventbrite using this link
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transmutation-an-immigrants-journey-through-conciousness-tickets-38636381457

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.