sarAika

Movement Collective

Artists for the future

All photos are by BeccaVision unless mentioned.

What we offer

Perform our works at your event

We’ve performed for over 40 events throughout NYC and broadly since 2021.

Create your work

Commision. 
We do commit to maximize your company’s artistry and dancers abilities.

Model for your arts

For students to professional artists.
From basic line to complexed shape.
Your artistry × our artistry

Share our methodology

sarAika methodology is a self exploration that explores the daily range of movement of body and mind with floorwork, improvisation skills, story telling, conceptual art and street style influences.

WHAT'S NEXT?

CLASSES IN NYC 10/26~11/17

CLASSES IN JAPAN 11/27~12/13

UP COMING PERFORMANCES

Umami Playground Annual Showcase 2022

Umami Playground Dance Company is hosting an annual showcase – 8 pieces by Umami Choreographers and 2 pieces by Guest Dance Companies in our community.

Donation Based:
There is no ticket sale.
Pay what you wish to support the showcase!
But you need to reserve your seat.

MoveToChange

uses dance as a form of social justice and arts activism through the voices of #ArtistsOfColor

on Saturday, November 19, 2022 7:30 PM EST
(sarAika will perform 7:30 show, not 3:30 show.)

at Speyer Hall at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002

Livestream with On Demand viewing option: November 21-December 4.

Our mission

Make art about and for humans, facilitating their process of finding more freedom and possibilities in themselves, through our movements, words, and passion. 

About us

Sara Pizzi

Choreographer, dancer, director,

conceptual artist

Sara Pizzi is a dancer, choreographer, conceptual artist and director from Italy. In 2020, Sara defined her creative space S|R|P|Z collaborating with local artists in order to achieve her goal of creating art as a non-activist documentary of this world to explain what it should be changed, to give some possibilities of change and create space of reflection. 

Aika Takeshima

Dance artist, choreographer,

DEI practitioner

Aika Takeshima is a dance artist, choreographer, director, and DEI practitioner from Japan. In order to achieve her mission to help people find more freedom and possibilities in themselves ; she creates dance arts and works as a  DEI(Diversity, equity, Inclusion) practitioner aiming to make the society more livable. In 2020, she founded a DEI educational space and got certified as DEI practitioner in 2022.

Our team

Faustine Lavie

dancer

Mayu Nakaya

dancer

Haley Morgan

Dancer, Administrater & Marketer

Maitlin Jordan

Dancer

Carol Prud’homme Davis

RESIDENCY ARTIST

REBECCA MARCELA OVIATT/BECCAVISION

PHOTO&VIDEOGRAPHER

What others are saying about our past works

Contribution for us means

sarAika’s mission is to help people find freedom and possibilities in themselves using our movements, words, and passion.
We are devoted to solidifying a community which involves artists, non-artists, minorities and young artists.
If you want to be part of the creation of this community of healing through art, we’ll be glad to have your support and donation.Any small or large donation is greatly appreciated and fundamental to the realization of this project. Your support will assist the realization of our dreams, the empowerment of the dance community, and the longevity of dance.

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