Maura Garcia is a dancer/choreographer who collaborates within communities to create stories of identity and place. Originally from Binghamton, NY is an woman who brings her own mixed-blood southern story to all of her work. Concerns about the perpetuation of life-ways, the environment and social justice underlie her creations. She uses her art to empower, to form connections, to uplift cultural values and to explore the rhythms of the natural world.