Akua Noni Parker Dancer, teacher, model, and chef, Akua has over 20 years of experience in the performing arts industry. Performing as a leading company member with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet San Jose, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. As Akua also has a profound appreciation for health and wellness, she holds a certification in the American Ballet Theatre National Teaching Curriculum (levels pre-primary through level 5), the Zena Rommett Floor Barre technique, and is a Certified Vegan Chef. Akua teaches ballet, contemporary and modern classes globally, and leads plant based cooking classes for those looking to add more plant forward dishes to their lifestyle. She uses her artistic experiences, knowledge of wellness and love of all things DIY to guide others as a health and lifestyle coach.