- IZM: a distinct practice, system, or philosophy; typically an artistic movement or social ideology; a belief, style or attitude. SADEIZM is a way of cultivating the power of expression using art and psychology. Unique in its nature, the SADEIZM practice can transform any raw talent or curiosity into a masterpiece. Whatever your goal, I'd be honored to guide you!
Sadé is a master of all trades. Her expertise spans performing, directing and cultivating dance. If it has to do with movement -- she's got it! She is a content creator, producer and executor. A powerhouse that ignites everything (and everyone) she touches.
Sadé holds a BA in Dance and Social Justice, MA in Social Psychology, Certification in Healing Centered Yoga, and 16 years as a professional dancer.
She has performed/presented in Collective Thread Dance Festival, Capital City Black Film Festival, The Tank, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Big Range Austin, Women and Their Work, among other places in Austin and New York. She’s been commissioned by Austin Community College, Spectrum Theatre, The Alamo Drafthouse, Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy, Fusebox, Six Square, Magna Carda, Riders Against The Storm, to name a few. Her awards include Best Movement for "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf (2012)", by the Austin Critic's Table, Fire & Brimstone and B. Iden Payne Awards for Best Choreography in “Hands Up Hoodies Down (2014 & 2015) ”and B. Iden Payne Award for Best Choreography of the Year (2016).
In addition, she has created wellness programming using movement. It has proven successful at The Settlement Home for Girls, African American Heritage Facility, Children in Nature's Workshop, Women's Conference of Central Texas, Women In Jazz; as well as on an individual session basis.
She is proudly the founder and Executive Artistic Director of Ashé Arts, an organization dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Black Arts as a cultural cornerstone.
Love this lady! The positive energy she emits brought me to her class. Her knowledge of body movements and desire to bring out the greatness that is already inside of you keeps me coming back!
I am very keen on customization. Depending on the service/person, the process will vary. Here is a typical process no matter what:
Free Consultation (getting acquainted)
Goal Setting/Scheduling Meeting
Classes/worksheets/personal instruction videos
Final product review
Closing ceremony of students choosing