Flavia Nascimento was immersed in Afro Brazilian culture during her upbringing in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. She has over 18 years of dance experience. Flavia received her training inAfro-Brazilian
Flavia was a a featured choreographer during Joy of Motion’s Studio to Stage performance “Roots: African Diaspora Dance”. She composed masterful choreography that honored Afro-Brazilian traditions of Orixas Dance, Samba de Roda, Samba Afro, and contemporary Afro-Brazilian movements. Flavia instructed elementary school students in the foundations of Afro-Brasilian dance during an after-school arts program. Flavia then created a special choreography titled “ HER Story Showcase” in which the students performed for their families. Flavia’s dance sessions and practices affirmed the students in self confidence and self esteem.
Flavia currently teaches, performs and conducts Afro-Brazilian dance workshops in Washington, DC and Metropolitan. Flavia’s is passionately committed to using her artistry to reconnect individuals with their ancestry. Flavia’s focus is to affirm and empower communities through dance.