Called an “astral soul goddess” by the prestigious UK Mojo magazine, Navasha Daya is a singer, songwriter, producer, performing arts curator, certified holistic wellness practitioner, and spiritual and cultural arts activist. As a performing artist, Navasha has performed all over the globe sharing the stage with artists such as South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo, Japanese pianist Hajime Yoshizawa, and American artists such as Joan Baez and Michael Franti of Spearhead, just to name a few. In addition to her solo career as an indie-soul artist, Navasha has toured for the past two years as a guest artist, singing with the Grammy Award winning all female a capella group, “Sweet Honey In The Rock.” Dubbed a foremother of the underground/ indie soul music movement, Navasha served as lead vocalists, songwriter and co-founder of the highly acclaimed soul-jazz band, Fertile Ground. As a trained certified and committed holistic wellness practitioner, Reiki master Teacher, Spiritual Counselor and Ordained Inter-faith minister, she administers mental emotional and holistic services, workshops, women’s healing circles and private sessions. Navasha is also Co-Founder & Director of the Healing and Performing Arts of the Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI), a social benefit organization that is dedicated to inspiring realization of the authentic self in children, youth and young adults in Baltimore, Maryland.