About: Leida “Lady Sol” Garcia-Mukwacha is a street dance professional from Chicago recognized globally as a Creative Director, Manager, Producer and Youth Arts Educator. She has worked with MTV, BET, NBC, and TBS, alongside super-starsBusta Rhymes, Wyclef Jean, Cham, Mr. Vegas, Demarco, Cedric the Entertainer and Ellen Degeneres. Lady Sol is responsible for bringing Chicago’s Footwork/Juke culture to global stages via King Charles and the FootworKINGz who have performed with Madonna, Will.I.Am, Missy Elliott,Willow Smith, Chicago Sinfonietta, IBM, Nike and Red Bull. In 2013, Lady Sol pioneered the start of public Reggae/Dancehall classes in Chicago dance studios and has staged choreography at various local culture festivals and concerts. In 2014, she partnered with Jessica Phoenix, Founder of FIYAH Dancehall Theater NYC and Co-Founded FIYAH Fit, a dance fitness experience that celebrates and empowers women. “I find joy in sharing culture that spreads happiness and promotes healthy living,” says a proud Lady Sol. “I intend to continue preserving culture by promoting, teaching, and presenting it both locally and globally.”
Session: "Dancehall Clash" Journey into the sweet sounds of Jamaica's Reggae/Dancehall culture, riddims, and vibes. Join FIYAH Fit Founders Jessica Phoenix and Lady Sol as they move with you through various Jamaican street dance styles including Rocksteady "Rub-a-Dub Whining," Bogle's "Back to Basics Party Moves" and bold Dancehall Queen "Bruk Out Style." This vibrant dance fitness format is a guaranteed calorie burn. So get ready to buss a whine, break a sweat, and ignite the goddess within!