The MYD Show – Celebrating Courage with Sascha Olivier Sampson

Namibian born Sascha Olivier Sampson, is a Belly Dancer and owner of the Moon Goddess Dance Studio. Sascha is also a Lecturer in Performing Arts at the University of Namibia and the founder of Shimmy for Shelter, an annual dance extravaganza that raises money for animal welfare. “If there is something that really speaks true to your heart, you find your …

Care in All Languages

A year ago, one young Namibian woman attended a charity event that inspired to her action in aid of people who are hearing impaired. In her realisation of the difficulties facing this sector of society, she decided to learn how to use sign language, to be able to communicate in this, often neglected, language. “It’s a whole different language that …

AON Out & About 17 – 23 July 2017

This week Windhoek is all about entertainment for a good cause – so brave the chill and show your support! CREATIVE PLOUGH BACK WITH LIZE EHLERS Date: Wednesday 19 July 2017 at 19:00 – 21:00 Venue: Delta Secondary School Hall, Olympia As part of her 2017 “Creative Plough Back Project” – Lize Ehlers is teaming up with talent from Delta …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Sascha Olivier Sampson

Sascha Olivier Sampson is a Namibian Dancer, Dance Instructor, Owner of the Moon Goddess Dance Studio and Lecturer in Performing Arts at the University of Namibia. Dance has always been Sascha’s life, so when a scary diagnosis meant Sascha couldn’t dance her world was shattered.  However, this became a turning point in her dance career and ultimately saw her move …

The Dancer Who Knows About Rhythm and Heart

Dance is something that can be found in every culture, throughout history. Science is demonstrating why, as dance yields many advantages from incredible brain benefits to heart health. Dancing is a tonic for body, mind and spirit. Here in Namibia, one dancer has demonstrated the power of dance and it’s ability to connect and empower, and she’s been doing so …