Book Title: Drum Beats, Heart Beats
Author Name: Maria Nhambu
Book Synopsis: DRUM BEATS, HEART BEATS continues Maria Nhambu’s story from her difficult childhood in an African orphanage for mixed race children to life in America. The third volume of her memoir opens with a challenging journey to find her father. She becomes certified as a fitness instructor and teaches Aerobics With Soul® in the United States and internationally. The family she longed for painfully unravels and she faces several crises. Visiting Africa continues to sustain and inspire her.
Author Bio: Creator of a popular workout based on African dance (Aerobics with Soul®), Maria Nhambu has made sharing her love of Africa and its culture and rhythms the focus of her life. Her memoir series, Dancing Soul Trilogy, begins with her childhood in a German orphanage for mixed race children in Tanzania, East Africa, and continues with her arrival in in the United States, her adjustment to a new culture, the creation of family she longed for, and dramatic discoveries about her past.
Publisher Name: Dancing Twiga Press