Bodies are Infinite, curated by Stacy Dawson Stearns
Shaina Lynn // Bounce: Reclaiming Twerk
Monday, Oct 23 2017
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$15-20 sliding scale Register
The Bodies are Infinite Monday Morning Class series exists to offer diverse physical experiences that encourage growth, exploration, and healing to all bodyminds!
Oct 23 and 30: Shaina Lynn
// Bounce: Reclaiming Twerk
We’ll explore a somatic approach to liberate the body and awaken the connection to our sensual selves. Using movement techniques of New Orleans Bounce (also known as Twerk) for everyone to “express yourself, release the glow, attack the floor.”


Shaina is an actress, writer, poet, and multimedia artist that creates work centered around the black woman’s experience in America and her journey to healing. As the creator and a writer for, Shaina cultivates spaces for analytical writing, love and acceptance for women of color. Shaina is a contributor for HuffPost, writing about her own experience as a black woman in Los Angeles. Additionally, she wrote and performed in a play entitled “Bayou Blues” – a one-woman show that explores the impact of colonialism on communities of color in New Orleans. In the LA community, Shaina is collaborating on a multi-media art installation called “Afro Futuro” that “explores the mythologies and realities of Afro-American women and Afro-Cuban women.​ She holds a MFA in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts.
@THESHAINALYNN on social media.


Full Fall 2017 MMC lineup:
Oct 2 – Gregory Barnett
Oct 9 – Gregory Barnett
Oct 16 – Gregory Barnett
Oct 23 – Shaina Lynn
Oct 30 – Shaina Lynn
Nov 6 – Coral Lobera
Nov 13 – Coral Lobera
Nov 20 – Coral Lobera
Nov 27 – Maya Gingery
Dec 4 – Maya Gingery
Dec 11 – eLa Aldrete
Dec 18 – eLa Aldrete

Upcoming Events in the Series:

Photo credit: Brian Hashimoto
Photo credit: Gema Galiana