Moving Spirits Charlotte|Ijó Ẹmí will be offering dance classes in the Charlotte area.  Classes will be offered in Afro-Brazilian dance, Afro-Cuban dance, Reimagined African American Ring Shout dances, Silvestre Dance Technique, and contemporary dances.

The Bahia Dance Project was sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC). 

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DANCENOW Silo at Kirkland Farm

Moving Spirits' Artistic Director, Tamara Williams is continuously studying and teaching African Diaspora Dance Forms. Her research is focused in spiritual dances of the African Diaspora.  She is currently reconstructing Ring Shout movements of the deep south and  will create a dance on camera and a documentary of her work in 2017 and 2018.

Bahia Dance Project
Rosangela Silvestre has been a mentor to Moving Spirits' Artistic Director, Tamara Williams for years and joined the company and NYC community for a two week residency. Rosangela Silvestre's choreography, Vibrations, premiered on Moving Spirits Inc. June 5th, 2016 at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

In May 2015 Moving Spirits presented Dancing in the Parks; an afternoon performance in   public housing parks including Heckscher Playground in Bushwick.

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Tamara Williams is a newly appointed Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.  Learn more about Tamara's work at UNCC.

Click Here to check out video documentation from our 2013 residency at the Dance and Performance Institute in Trinidad & Tobago.







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"In expressing ourselves in dance, we create critical seeds of thoughts for conscious minds to perceive and reflect upon long after the movement has ended" ~ Tamara


Moving Spirits, Inc. is preparing for our 2018 season in Brooklyn. Our company will feature new and familiar dancing spirits on stage.  Stay Tuned for More Info.


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