OUR HISTORY & FUTURE

"I tried to leave the dance business, but dance wouldn't leave my soul. In a search for my daughter's new dance school, I realized nothing measured up to what I wanted her to get from dance. She has the passion, but what she was missing was the raw gut feeling of exhaustion and love at the end of a tough class. I wanted her to experience success from hard work and sometimes defeat when you just didn't give your all. I realized that what I was looking for was within me, it was still alive and it was my duty to create a space for her and others to grow through my hip-hop flavored view of dance."

"As I return, I pray for vision, strength and prosperity, as we work together to infuse hip-hop flavored dance, family and community back into each and everyone of you that has been looking for something, but just could never find the right "fit". Well, FDX Pure Sole is that "fit" that "thing" you could never quite clarify, that "it" that you need. We will work hard to ensure that your dance experience is above and beyond your expectation. We are a family. We are what you have been searching for, we are.....FDX Pure Sole."

Spirit, Ms. Keichea and Keichean

Accomplishments:
2016
Opened FDX Pure Sole LLC, Bedroom Kandi Boutuque Consultant, Chair of Pure Sole Foundation a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation.
2010 – 13      
Served as Dance Ministry Leader at Triumph Church. Took over 3 dance teams for youth - adult (Sacred Praise, Hallel and Praise In Motion) and created a new audition only group (Triumphant) for pre-professional dancers in ministry. 
2008              
High Gold, Gold awards at the Showstopper competition. 
2007               
Instructor / Choreographer for McKenny Elementary Schools After School Dance Company.
2006               
High Score, 1st and Second Place in the Hall of Fame Dance Challlenge.     
2004               
Platinum 1st place in the Showstopper Competition. 
2002              
Teachers choice choreographic award at the Dance America competition.
2000 - 02      
Head choreographer and dancer for the Detroit Cats, a division of the ABA leagues team “The Detroit Dogs”. 
2000            
Gold Choreographic awards and winning dance for the showcase during the Starbound National finals held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
                   
Guest Artist/Master Class instructor for the 24th annual black college dance exchange held at Hampton University.
                     
Choreographer for Gospel artists Pam and Dodie.
1996
Co-Founder of Freedom: Danz Xpressionz
1986 - 1996
Founding member, instructor, choreographer and dancer with Detroit-Windsor Dance Academy.
1991, 93, 94 
Hampton University’s choreographer for the annual black college dance exchange.
Keichea A. Shauntee-Wilson, MBA-MED
Owner/Director

Keichea is the Owner and Director of FDX Pure Sole. FDX Pure Sole, formerly known as Freedom: Danz Xpressionz, is a hip-hop flavored dance studio offering instruction in multiple forms of dance for students ages 18 months through adult.

Keichea is a dancer, choreographer, certified educational coach, certified secondary teacher, entrepreneur and business woman.  She began her dance training at the age of 3 at Toni’s School of Dance Arts and moved on to Lascu School of Ballet.  She has studied gymnastics at Tindal and Crowell Recreation Centers and had additional dance training at Interlochen Arts Camp and with Cass Tech’s dance workshop.

Keichea was a founding member of the Detroit-Windsor Dance Company (DWDC) and returned in 1994 for two additional years with DWDC.  She attended Walden University working toward her Doctorate degree in Education (ABD). She graduated from Marygrove College (May 2008), where she received her Masters of Education Degree, and Wayne State University (May 2000), where she received her Master’s in Business Administration.  She received her undergraduate degree in Business Management from Hampton University in May 1994.  At Hampton, Keichea was a member of the Terpsichorean Dance Company under the direction of Mrs. E. Nina Butts.  Keichea is also a graduate of Cass Technical High School.

Keichea is a proud member of the illustrious Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Southfield Alumnae Chapter. Keichea is also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the proud mother of 14 year old Spirit and 12 year old Keichean. Currently, Keichea is a Secondary teacher in Farmington Public Schools.