Please refer to the schedule below for times for our highly anticipated workshops!
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Become a Certified Braiding Stylist
Take the class during the CCNHHEXPO and receive a Free Voucher for your Braider’s License.
FREE VIP CCNHHEXPO Entry and a great networking opportunity while receiving your license.
Braiding Certifcation Fee $200.00
African Drummers and Dance
Blue Lotus Counseling
The Blue Lotus is a symbol of rebirth, victory, wisdom, and compassion. Out from the mud, the lotus blossoms. The color BLUE symbolizes peace, stability, confidence, and serenity hence The Blue Lotus in our name. We at Blue Lotus Counseling and Holistic Wellness, LLC. believe in the power of self awareness and self healing. We see ourselves as facilitators in that healing. We operate out of a holistic Wellness model where we empower, motivate, nurture, and build. Our goal is to help you transform into the person you are called to be.
-Let us nurture the seeds from with in.
The Art of Head Wraps
Head wraps are an important part of black culture/identity! They can be worn in many different ways to show many different styles from day to day...working professional...night life...upscale/elegant...the list goes on! This class will be hosted by the creator and owner of Oh Sew Devine who specializes in unique, funky, vibrant, customizable headwraps! She will demonstrate over 20 different ways to wrap and style your wrap transforming your head wrap to ARTwrap!
Wearing & Maintaining Protective Styles
Taking place on the main stage.
This presentation will cover safe protective styling techniques, protective styles for transitioning, and maintaining protective styles.
Sponsored by: Girl+Hair Under Care Product Line
Instructed by: Mandisa Ngozi’s Styling Team’s Master Stylist
Free product giveaways from the sponsor
Go With The Flow
Presented by: Twymeika 'Jendayi' Hill-Jones
Owner of Empower You Period
Empower You, PERIOD! encourages young girls to embrace, nurture and celebrate their moon cycle! And it educates their caregivers to address their MoonSHINES (menstruation) with awareness, love and understanding.
In a time where young ladies are discovering the importance of owning their bodies and boldly loving themselves, EYP trumps the misconceptions and inspires girls and women to be self-confident during their MoonSHINE.
"How to Go From Side Hustle to Head Honcho"
Presented by: Kiyomi "The Good Hair CEO
Hey Sistapreneurs, you ready to take your Side Hustle to Head Honcho CEO status? Learn successful strategies to create an innovative plan for your small business.
About Kiyomi "The Good Hair CEO". An award winning serial entrepreneur who is the founder & CEO of The Good Hair Shop, the 1st ever Custom Coil Bar that is unapologetic celebrating every Kink, coil & loc with safe plant based goodness.
Messy Hormones Causing You to Be Fat: Plus 10 Other Issues.
Presented by: Dr. Eshe (The Herb Lady)
Endocrine Disrupting Hormones from:
Perms, Perfume, Cleaning Products
Plastic & many other common
Items are causing you & your family a list of ailments.
Come get the solution!
(free for VIP ticket holders)
Men-touring is a package of speakers, presenters, and workshop leaders focused on black mens beauty, masculinity, race, culture and health/wellness.
This package has been created to engage people of all genders who have a commitment to Black Men's holistic advancement.
MAIN STAGE EVENTS
The Curvy Girl Panel on Style & Substance
Presented by NikkiFree of NikkiFreeStyle.com
The panel, featuring curvy fashion & lifestyle blogger NikkiFree of NikkiFreeStyle.com and a few of her curvy blogger friends, will be all about celebrating women with curves who are proud of their full figures! The panelists will discuss some hot button issues including body positivity, embracing your curves, fashion and styling tips and overcoming the “pretty for a big girl” stereotypes. The panelists will share their expertise on styling, shopping and brand building.
HAIRitage...Our History, Our Culture, Our Hair.
Presented by: Omo Elegun
Presented by Mushiya of The Damn Salon.
Come and witness a stage presentation by the star of WEtv's Cutting It in the ATL, Mushiya!. There will also be a meet and greet and autograph signing. You DON'T want to miss this one!!
Dynamic Musical Duo
Performing Arts Specialists
“Best Entertainment Group”
Tally Award Nominee
LIVE PERFORMANCE by Deanna "Squeaky" Miller
Few People possess a voice that can usher people into the presence of god with more joy, peace and love in their minds and hearts.
Welcome to WAKANDA!!!!!!
Presented by Mandisa Ngozi
Floridas FIRST Natural Hair Salon
"Celebrating Our Heritage Through Hair & Fashion"
Bic Siz Tao
PLATFORM ARTISTS : Grand Ballroom
WATCH................TAKE PICTURES............ASK QUESTIONS!!!!
Locs Maintenance & Styling 101
Presented by: Neci of Mandisa Ngozi Art & Braiding Gallery
With more than 20 years of experience, Neci is ready to introduce you to the ins and out of Loc maintenance. Come learn how to maintain and style your precious locs at this years CCNHHE. She will be there to answer your most pressing questions.
The Art of BARBERING
Presented by: Dexter Wright
Come see the man with the "Million Dollar Hands"!
COURTYARD LAWN @ 11:00AM
Caribbean Cardio with Rashida Marshall (Skillfully Sculpted/AFIYA Magazine)
Caribbean Cardio is a high energy, dance fitness class paired with Caribbean music designed to work the total body and add some flavor to your workout regimen. Get ready to wind your hips , wave your flags and jump around!!
Participants will receive FREE* entry to the expo!!
*(Must participate in the full session)