Photo by my collaborator and co-producer in this life, the father of my children.

Binahkaye Joy is a mother of three and a fertility juju priestess. She supports mothers and women in activating their wildest mothering dreams. Binahkaye cultivates immersive, experiential art happenings and creative communities as a dancer, writer, movement facilitator, and creativity coach. Binahkaye is the owner and principal facilitator of programming for TheFamily Dances, her family’s movement arts boutique. She is a certified lactation counselor and birthworker for her village. Binahkaye lives in Washington, DC where she is homeschooling and developing a learning lab to serve as a resource for families in the community.

Be(come)ing Binahkaye is a collection of essays, stories, and open letters that explore different parts of her journey as a black woman mothering creative.

Support Binahkaye’s work

Binahkaye is available for in-person and virtual workshops, speaking engagements, and private sessions. For bookings, writing and performance commissions, and programming information send inquiries to