NYC May-June 2016

May -June 2016 Dayanara Marte Associate Artists @ Body Ecology Spring Intensive

You are invited to join me at the culminating ritual on June 18 at 7 pm at Hi-Arts: A New Home for Hip Hop Arts and Urban Culture.

body ecology2“I am art, I am creativity! My life, this life, is a performance where I have taken on many identities, roles and characters that have impacted me. However, I understand that non are who I am. There is a difference between who I am and what I do . I am a spiritual cultural worker on this human earth doing the goddesses job. With all the violence happening you have to be really creative in how you show up under the circumstances it puts you in. As a human rights activist, in my practice I use my ancestors healing tools to reclaim the creativity of the mind, body and spirit of women and girls from poverty, neglect, oppression and violence. When our health is absent the creativity that we are and our body as art form cannot manifest.” Dayanara Marte

Congrats to me! This spring I have been accepted to The Body Ecology Womanist Performance Intensive as an associate artist and I will be liberating my body as I use it in action and service of my heart. Thank you Ebony Noelle Golden founder of Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative and the Body Ecology crew and other accepted associate artists. I will be healing and creating with ten dynamic Associate Artists who span a range of practices, experience, and expertise in healing, performance, organizing, and education. They join BDAC from all over New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC. I am excited to be a part of the Body Ecology family.

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While most of the intensive is specifically crafted for the Associate Artists, there will be several opportunities for the public to engage with the cohort.  Additionally, you are invited to join us at the culminating ritual on June 18 at 7 pm at Hi-Arts: A New Home for Hip Hop Arts and Urban Culture.  More information will be available here and on Body Ecology’s Facebook page.



Community Radio: Upcoming book!


Tune in and hear me on KBOO Community Radio talk about my upcoming book.

Dayanara Marte speaks about her journey towards her BOLD Rebirth. Tune into a conversation with Dayanara Marte, healer, organizer and human rights activist about her Bold Rebirth. We will talk about trauma, personal and historical, internalize oppression and violence as well as about the impact these have on the women of the world. Dayanara will share her “journey of self healing, forgiving, letting go, and finding purpose.” She is the founder of In Bold Rebirth consulting and will soon release a book of the same name!

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From Survivor to being COMPLETE!

From Victim & Survivor to being COMPLETE!

Living with Fullness After Trauma

Trauma & Abuse Healer Dayanara Marte: Sacred Bombshell Academy with Abiola Abrams

Dayanara Marte is a renowned activist speaker, workshop leader, healer, and empowerment maven in healing trauma and abuse. The founder of In Bold ReBirth will be speaking on living with fullness no matter what you’ve been through, the 6th principle and chapter in “The Sacred Bombshell Handbook of Self-Love.” I met Dayanara years ago at Casa Attabex Ache, her safe space for women in the Bronx. I was honored to present a workshop in her space.

Questions posed on the topic:
(We’ll see what Dayanara has to say!)

How can I begin to process what has happened to me?
What if shame and blame are holding me back?
Is joy possible for everyone?
What’s the best way to go through tough times?
What is happiness?
What does it really mean to live life to the fullest?
What do you do when you feel sad or anxious?
Why are their still so many stigmas around dealing with trauma?
How can I love myself if I have been through terrible things?
What’s something I can do today to feel passion, pleasure, joy, fun, and/or happiness?

Youtube Channel Sacred Bombshell Academy with Abiola Abrams talk about Living with Fullness after Trauma



What every Sexual Abuse Survivor Wants You to Know.

It is the voice in our heads that tells us we are not enough, that we don’t deserve love, that it’s our fault, that no one will love us and that we don’t belong. That message came to me many times in my lifetime, but I wasn’t ready to expose it and give it voice. It came in intervals. Like the waves in the ocean that can come fast and hard and take us with them, or slow and steady giving us time to jump over them. It came during both the toughest and most precious moments of my life.