Are you interested in dancing in Carnaval San Francisco but concerned about the costume? Don't be. Here's why. No, you don't have to wear a bikini. In short you can wear whatever you want in the parade. I am here to support you feeling good about yourself. We can modify your costume to your comfort … Continue reading Do I have to wear a bikini?
Carnaval San Francisco is less than 4 months away and BeadSquad is getting in gear. This year we want to take up space and be proud of who we are as individuals and as a group so our theme is "Exist Loudly!" This past year has been wild, politically, emotionally and professionally. The lessen I … Continue reading Exist Loudly! at Carnaval San Francisco
BeadSquad had a blast this year in the parade. We had so much fun that we're already getting ready for next year! Here's us getting ready to join the parade. We are #59 in the parade, you can see us dance down 24th onto Mission St at 2:44.
I am a confident and outgoing person, yet I struggle with chronic anxiety and depression. I often wake up at night overwhelmed with worry and doubt. Towards the end of 2017, my depression was near crippling. I laid awake at night running over lists and scenarios in my head and would rise the following morning … Continue reading Nourishing Our Whole Selves
The Bay Area is a magical place that inspires artists and innovators. The temperate climate allows one to explore the its glorious mountains and beaches year round. The diversity of people bringing a variety of ingredients has lead to a cuisine all of its own. The array of qualities that make the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading I Want You to Dance with Us, Apply for a Scholarship.
I started dancing in Carnaval San Francisco over 10 years ago, however my family has been participating as dancers and musicians since its inception in 1979. There is so much I love about this celebration of multiculturalism. As a mixed-race person I strongly identify with the African Diaspora story, where Black Africans were stolen from … Continue reading Dance Your Truth in Carnaval San Francisco
Why train for a marathon when you can train for Carnaval San Francisco! This is a complete training package to get you ready to dance your heart out through the streets during the Carnaval San Francisco. This dance training package includes: weekly rehearsals of choreographed routines ($120 value) nutrient dense meal plan with recipes ($200 … Continue reading Train for Carnaval San Franciso and Dance with #BeadSquad