Jamie Eversweet Belmarez Jamie has been teaching yoga since 2001, receiving her certification from the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, CA. She received her Yoga Ed. certification in 2013, providing a foundation for teaching yoga to children. She brings yoga to the kids at Kohala...

SORIBA FOFANA Master drummer and musician, Ibrahimasory Fofana, also known as Soriba, is from the Susu tribe of people who reside on the coastal region of Guinea, Conakry in West Africa. Soriba’s love for traditional music began at an early age and he began studying with...

MOHAMED LAMINE BANGOURA Afrique Sogue Afrique Sogue Percussion and Dance is a traditional West African performing arts company based in the Bay Area, California. Afrique Sogue, meaning, The Sun of Africa, celebrates the dance and musical culture of the Manding and the Mandinka people, those descendants of the great pre-colonial empire of what is...

GABRIEL FARA TOLNO Self-Motivated, Visionary, Creative, Perseverant, Entrepreneur, Community Outreach, Energetic, Dedicated, Producer, Director, Choreographer and Accomplished Musician Born in Guinea, West Africa, Fara spent his youth in the village of Kissidugu and Guinea’s capital city, Conakry. He began playing the djembe drum at the age of...

Fode Bangoura Director and Lead Drummer of Duniya Fode hails from Guinea, West Africa and has been recognized internationally for his work as the lead drummer with the acclaimed ensembles “Les Merveilles de Guinée” and the national ballet of Guinea, “Les Ballets Africains”. A protege of...

Rachel Forsberg RYT 200 Rachel has been teaching in Hawai‘i for over 5 years. While drawn to the vinyasa style she incorporates meditation, pranayama, yin, hatha, power and playful yoga into her flows. She is dedicated to holding space for a feel good journey of the...