Nzinga Khalid founded Mind, Body & Soul Dancers, Inc. (MBSD) in August 2010. The group was incorporated as a non-profit organization in December 2011. Their mission is to employ line dancing as a means of reducing aggression, depression and inactivity in adults and youth.
MBSD, Inc. partners with a variety of schools and community-based organizations to teach urban line dancing, which they believe exercises minds, strengthen bodies, and nourish souls. MBSD, Inc. participates in annual local festivals and celebrations such as Juneteenth Day, Garfield Days, Kwanzaa & many more spreading their slogan “Be Healthy Yall!”
MBSD, Inc. has joined forces with Omni Family Medical Clinic to offer 20 free line dance classes to help combat obesity and chronic health conditions. Classes are offered on Mondays 5:30-7:30 pm and Saturdays 11:30am-1pm at the 1134 W. North Avenue clinic location. Classes are also offered on Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm at the 7810 W. Good Hope Avenue clinic location. Start getting fit and call (414) 586-9255 schedule an appointment.
Urban line dancing is a fun way to implement a regular exercise regimen and socialize. Several participants in the Tuesday night class – held at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center (WAAW), 3020 W. Vliet St. – recently joined members of MBSD at the United We Dance 11th Annual Urban Line Dance Convention held in Indianapolis, IN.
MBSD, Inc. is sponsoring a casino bus trip fundraiser to Horseshoe in Hammond, IN on Saturday, July 28th, 2012.
Additionally, MBSD, Inc. will hold the 2nd Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, August 25 at the Milwaukee Brotherhood of Fire Fighters Hall, 7717 W. Good Hope Avenue, 8pm- 1am. The theme is “Mad Hatters & Sexy Sundresses.” This event will be well attended with guest line dance instructors from Chicago, Indianapolis, and Detroit.
To contact MBSD, Inc. visit their website at www.mbsdancers.com