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nia eubanks-dixon

Founder

Nia Eubanks-Dixon is the founder and creator of Creative Praxis. The 6 youth-centered experiential trainings that Creative Praxis offers emerged from the research and experiences she has had with young people and their families over the last 20 years.

Mrs. Eubanks-Dixon is an international master trainer/facilitator, counselor, professional dancer/storyteller, teacher, and a therapeutic restorative community artist. Mrs. Eubanks-Dixon 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, she 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.

 

Mrs. Eubanks-Dixon has worked with and trained national and international organizations including The American Friends Service Committee where she is currently working as the Youth Director for International and US programs. She has also worked with District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, Jill Scotts Blues Babe Foundation, Jobs for the Future, and Urban Bush Women.

 

Mrs. Eubanks-Dixon 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.

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