Nia Eubanks-Dixon (she/we) is the founder and creator of Creative Praxis. The art-infused, healing-informed, and anti-racist trainings of Creative Praxis emerged from the research and experiences of Nia Eubanks-Dixon. Nia comes to this work with over 20 years of experience working with diverse youth and their communities around the world most impacted by systemic oppression.
Nia is an international master trainer/facilitator, counselor, professional dancer/storyteller, teacher, and a therapeutic restorative community artist. She is certified in life coaching, brief therapy counseling, crisis intervention, the dialogic process, restorative practices, interactive mediation, restorative arts, trauma healing, trauma informed spaces as well as de-escalation techniques.
In 2002, Nia received her BFA in Dance Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. In 2017 she received her Master’s Degree in Urban Studies with a concentration in Community Arts from Eastern University.
Nia has worked with and trained national and international organizations including American Friends Service Committee, District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, Jill Scotts Blues Babe Foundation, Jobs for the Future, and Urban Bush Women to name a few.
Nia has had the opportunity to study under master facilitators and teachers including Dr. Nathan Corbitt, Linda McClain, Rev. Dr. Clarence and Geri Pemberton, Jeannine Osuande, Baba Chuck Davis and Jawole Zollar. She has developed a teaching and facilitation approach that is arts-integrated, trauma-informed, community based, anti-racist/decolonizing, and restorative.