Nahimana Aponi, daughter of Dwayne E. Moore and Debbie R. Pittman Moore, is a artist, dancer, teacher, choreographer and healer. A native of Detroit, MI, Nahimana has 22 years ago of dance experience beginning at Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy, performing in their Second Company, continuing on to train at Cass Technical High School as a member of CT Dance Workshop. She attended Wayne State University as a Maggie Allesee Talent Scholar, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. In her professional career, Nahimana has been honored to work with internationally-acclaimed artists such as Aretha Franklin, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Nathan Trice, Nora Chipaumire, Christopher Huggins, Ray Mercer, Julie Bour and more. She has performed with New York Based companies nathantrice/RITUALS and Urban Bush Women, as a member of the the Bessie Award-winning cast of "Dark  Swan" by Nora Chipaumire. Nahimana is currently a full-time teaching and performance artist in Detroit, dance-collaborator with Harge Dance Stories directed by Jennifer Harge, and a member of  black women identified dance collective The Gathering Detroit. Nahimana is owner/creative director of Flow Movement Studio, opening in 2019.  Nahimana's teaching/choreographing practice focuses on contemporary, funk, and feminine movement. She also specializes in teaching sacred movement practices: foundational movement practices for everyone informing how motion activates our healing processes. Her choreography has been performed by the dancers/companies of Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy, Cass Technical High School and Wayne State University. Her work has been featured twice on PBS Detroit. 


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