Dancer, teacher, model, and chef, Akua knew she wanted to pursue a career in the artistic field at an early age. After graduating high school, Akua would be invited to join Dance Theatre of Harlem, where she would embark upon what would become a lifelong career in dance.
Akua has performed as a leading company member with prestigious dance companies such as: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT), Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), Cincinnati Ballet and Ballet San Jose.
During her dance career, Akua also took on the role of teaching professional company class for Jessica Lang Dance, Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and subsequently coaches young, aspiring dancers.
Along with having an artistic inclination, Akua has always had an interest in the business aspect of being an artist. Her tenacity landed her the appointment of AGMA (American Guild of Musical Artists) Union Representative where she assisted her fellow artists in administrative work and contract negotiations.
As Akua also has a profound appreciation for health and wellness. Her travels landed her in Spain, where she studied at The Vegan Gastronomy Institue and became a Certified Vegan Chef.
Akua uses her artistic experience, knowledge of wellness and love of all things DIY to guide others as a health and lifestyle coach.