Akasi can customize a workshop/class focused on mind, health, wellness and restorative/rejuvenation of energy for your next company retreat, wellness program, and/or private group event. We as a community will connect with the ever present forces of nature that surround us, embody the individual and connected energies we have within us, and learn to breathe and be as we are for the greater good of ourselves, our families, and our everyday communities. All of this, to music selected and intricately curated to baland of class. She shares her yoga & meditation practice while also incorporating experience with dance, Music, and mindful movement as a way to collaboratively introduce the holistic healing practices she honors and utilizes in life. Her approach is centered around the ability to consider students of various backgrounds and communications by including auditory, visual, and kinesthetic methods of learning that highlight cultural aesthetics into this special and communal space. Class offers the experience of various cultures and utilizes ancestral tools of movement, language, and grounded connection to guide the flows that will occur within the space, together.
What to expect during a class/workshop : Meditation, yoga flow, movement practice, dance, discussions on self, society, and connection, self-reflective journaling, hand mudras, chanted mantras, manifestation
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LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNt offers a variety of MasterClasses that can serve as in-depth movement training to challenge dancers to dig deep within their connection to music, messages, and the understanding of bodily responses. In class we will process the polyrhythms within selected songs, as we execute the flow of movements to lyrics, cadence, and explore syncopated steps. For Seasonal intensive purposes, Akasi is able to tailor masterclasses to a specific need or focus of a dance team and/or dance program seeking to further develop their understanding of the Hip Hop artform. We will delve into various styles of movement connecting the history of Hip Hop as a revolutionary culture, and the communities reflected within dance. The experience will leave students wanting to continue navigating the worlds of dance with keen curiosity, open minds, and hearts, gaining the take away of enduring resilience throughout the journey
What to Expect during a Masterclass/Intensive: Music that will inspire, breadth of knowledge, Grooves, Unique warm-up, Choreography, Freestyle session
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LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNt is ready to create work for your next production, show, and/or performance! Guiding in the artforms of Hip Hop, dances of the African Diaspora, and fusing contemporary, freestyle flow, improvisational movement, and more – Akasi is able to form choreography that will compliment the technique & expertise of your troupe/group/team/. Her approach is to focus on the strengths of each dancer, introducing frameworks of professional performance as the choreography is set and rehearsed. She builds community within casts, encourages embracing challenges to sharpen tools for success as a performing artist, and dives deep into the creative process integrating exploratory and organic movement into the conversation of choreography. A fundamental guiding principle of LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNt is intentional movement for a defined purpose, knowing why we move, why we perform, and what the possibilities are when we choose to move in determined ways, has an integral role in captivating diverse audiences. Akasi strives to guide intentional movers into aligning themselves with their purpose, dancing their stories with truth at the core of each step within creatively directed choreography. Experiencing a LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNi creative Artist residency is to broaden the horizons of your next performance, expanding the ever present possibilities for dynamic and riveting creative works to be
What to Expect during a Residency: Performance Breakthroughs, liberating exploration, unorthodox design, and a colorful fusion of somatic movement practices
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Akasi strives to uphold communities that thrive with people of color within her works. intentions. and endeavors. As an experienced teaching artist and leader, she is ready to collaborate with your organization to initiate the next series, event, and educational program that can provide the tools for the next generation of change-makers and storytellers. LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNt will guide & facilitate dance sessions, yoga flows, mindfulness practices, and leadership development for gatherings of all ages, levels, backgrounds, and abilities. Incorporating her expertise as a healthcare practitioner and creative healing artist, Akasi has an extraordinary gift of emboldening folks to move in liberation and express with no hesitation – uplifting all those within proximity of the magic. She is a vivacious Master of Ceremonies that will keep the energy going at the next corporate party, pump up the Dancers for upcoming dance intensives/competitions, and can also bring families together to celebrate the love of a couple in union as an officiant of a Sacred Wedding Ceremony. The LuVpEaCeNsOuL MoVeMeNt is an incredible addition to your next Community event and will be integral to the success of its impact.
What to Expect: Compelling aura, genuine expression, energetic exchanges, cultural connections, collective consciousness
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