Lakai Worrell,
Dancer, Motivational Speaker, Mentor

Lakai Worrell: A New York native, Lakai began his dance career as a Hip Hop artist, straight from the streets of East New York, Brooklyn. Years later, he has evolved into a much more versatile performer, choreographer, educator, and businessman.

Over the years he has developed a distinct style of dance which is a reflection of his innate aptitude for movement and a continued exploration in Modern, Jazz, African, Hip Hop and Ballet.

He has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of artists including: Savion Glover, Abdel Salaam, Michael Kahn, Kevin “Iega” Jeff, Phyllicia Rashaad, Max Roach, Justin Emeka, Crystal Waters, Lauryn Hill, Cassandra Wilson, Avery Brooks, Harold Scott, Marlies Yearby.

Today Mr. Worrell is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Artistic Director of Purelements: An Evolution in Dance. Purelements is a Brooklyn based 501c3 that is intent on using the multiple facets of the professional arts as education tools to transform and evolve participants and entire communities.

A specific focus is to develop a professional Arts facility in East Brooklyn to run our programs. Programs: The Professional Company, C.O.A.R. (Pre-professional classes), A.I.R.E. (Arts and Educations), S.D.I (Summer Dance Intensive), Rhythm Stories (Original Music). For more visit: