DANCE OF THE CHAKRAS
This unique holistic dance workshop is designed to balance your Chakra centers and energetic body. Get ready to be cracked open, heal and let go. Utilizing a fusion of ancient practices and healing movement from India, Brazil and Africa, this course will take you on a journey of mantras, journaling, guided moving meditations, intentional dance, affirmations, breathwork, and fun movement games designed activate your chakras and harmonize your vital energy.
Amy Secada is one of the leading holistic dance educators in the world presenting workshops and performances in over 20 countries. Known for her breathtaking infusion of Urban, Contemporary, African Dance and Capoeira, Secada has traveled the world seeking a deeper understanding of movement. A graduate of the School of American Ballet, Secada was raised in the House and Ragga Jungle clubs of NYC in the 90’s while studying at the famed Djoniba African Dance Center in New York. Secada has lived and studied in Africa, India and Brazil for many years drawing influences from various traditions and dance forms such as Congolese, Sabar, Djembe, Afro-Haitian, Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian and numerous African street styles such as N’dombolo, Kuduro and Coupé Décalé. Secada is also an avid Yogi, RYT 500 Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga instructor, Thai massage Therapist, Certified Holistic Health Coach and graduate of Abadá Capoeira under the instruction of the acclaimed Professor Gordinho and Mestre Joao Grande. Dedicated to the evolution of urban dance through the revival and remembrance of intention, ritual and ancestral movement, her teaching methodology explores the physical, mental, spiritual and energetic elements of the intrinsic dance experience. Secada has performed with artists such as Madonna, Wyclef, Fergie and choreographed for America’s Best Dance Crew. Secada currently lives in Brazil continuing to dedicate her life to keeping the sacred ritual of dance alive, transcendent and evolving.