23 Most Memorable Moments of 2017

2017 was definitely a year of transformation! It was a year full of shifting, experiencing and accepting. It was by far my most daring and liberating year yet! I cried sooooo much this year, but often they were tears of joy & gratitude. My faith was tested in more ways than I could have imagined, and strengthened in more ways than I can express. Although this year was filled with so many amazing memories, I wanted to share 23 of some of the most memorable and magical moments that pushed me way out of my comfort zone and filled me with joy! Thank you to all who shared this beautiful year with me. You have truly enriched my life.

1. Modeled activewear for one of my favorite brands, Fashion to Figure, & had the opportunity to shoot with one of my dream photographers, Bruna Lacerda



2.  Shared poetry & some #WhitsWisdom at award-wining author, Nigeria Lockley’s, Passion Party in NYC



3. Had a successful book re-launch of Awakenings 



4. Took my 1st solo trip to San Diego & Los Angeles, California 



5. Started teaching Dance Therapy Fusion (dance fitness classes) with Lisa Anakwenze 



6. Facilitated The Empower Hour workshop at St.John’s University with Sinai’s Radiant Liturgical Dance Ministry & Alpha Kappa Psi- Beta Sigma Chapter



7. Designed a t-shirt & sweatshirt based on my book of poetry, Awakenings 



8. Left my teaching job of 2 1/2 years to pursue my purpose full- time (Now available for bookings!)



9. Booked my 1st out of state event in North Carolina; joined PTMSpeaks ministry 



10. Successfully hosted my 1st out of state event in Los Angeles, CA (REAWAKEN LA) 



11. Founded #WorshipWithWhit liturgical dance class in NYC 



12. Began modeling for Gwynnie Bee First Fit reviews program 



13. Took an aerial yoga class for the 1st time at Trilogy Sanctuary in San Diego



14. Had a liberating & intimate photoshoot on the beach with Amanda Clare (The divulge project) 



15. Confidently & unapologetically wore bikinis all year long 💪🏾🤷🏾‍♀️🔥



16. Became a brand ambassador for BASE BUTTER natural skincare line



17. Assisted Victoria Sallie in launching Mindfully Motiv8 brand, as Creative director & Blog Editor in Chief 



18. Started Paint, Poetry & Prosecco events with Jackie Goneze of ONEPublic NYC 



19. Attended The Potter’s House at One LA twice!



20. Took burlesque, soca clash, Afro fusion, afrobeats, hip-hop & yoga classes 



21. Danced along the beach at night in San Diego 



22. My godson Jesiah was baptized ❤️



23. Hosted book reading & signing of Awakenings at my home church, Eastchester Presbyterian Church in the Bronx 




Thank you again so much for rocking with me all year! I am so grateful for all of the love, support, prayers and divine connections made/strengthened this year! I cannot wait to do it even bigger and better next year! If you have any favorite moments, feel free to share with me! If you’d like to work with me in 2018, be sure to book me here.

Light + love,



One Comment on “23 Most Memorable Moments of 2017

  1. I am very inspired to see you doing your thing…this will definitely get me moving more in this New Year 2018.


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