Empowerment Workshop

Sat 24 March 2018 11:00 – 13:00

Join us for a lunchtime of uplifting hair wrapping, conversation and cake. For women of all ages and backgrounds to meet, share stories, and celebrate their hair.
Saturday 24th March, 11am – 1pm
Gladstone Park Community Centre
£3/FREE for ticket holders to The Head Wrap Diaries

In this session we will think Fierce, be Fabulous and live Free… build self-confidence, counteracting the trend of young girls and women developing self-esteem issues – and allow women to celebrate who they are, to see themselves positively and feel uplifted.
As part of this we will embrace the importance of head wraps to women, including illness, religion, fashion, protective styling and the loss of hair. Empowerment sessions celebrate African and Caribbean, heritage and customs, whilst celebrating other cultures who all use head wraps. We engage in a universal discussion (with the head wrap at the core) as hair and beauty affects women of all ages, races, hair types and religious backgrounds. These sessions are delivered through conversation and head wrapping (movement is optional!)
This session is delivered by Uchenna Dance, who will be performing their brilliant show The Head Wrap Diaries, on the evening of 24th March at Gladstone Park Community Centre.

About Uchenna Dance
Uchenna Dance was formed in London, UK in 2009 under the vision and leadership of choreographer Vicki Igbokwe. The company’s overarching aim is to empower, entertain and educate through dance in a diverse programme which includes the creation of dance theatre production experiences, coaching, dance based empowerment workshops and teaching in further and higher education. The Uchenna dance style fuses Waacking, Vogue and House with traditional African and Contemporary, creating a signatory aesthetic that simply is, Uchenna. www.uchennadance.com

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