About Dari Blythe

Since retiring from an active duty Army career in 2015, Dari Blythe has examined the human desire to commemorate life's unique milestones, both sweet and savory. She has recognized the value of expressing personal experiences through dedicated creative sessions. By shaping the way that stories are told and retold through movement and images she has guided others to reclaim their autonomy. 0nion Cake starts with a zero instead of an o, reminding those enjoying this step to let Nothing hold them back.

Dari's list of accreditations in movement includes certifications as a Franklin Method® Fascia Trainer for the Face, Neck & Shoulders, Floor Flow® Level 1 Teacher, CRNP Floor Rocker® Instructor, Grounded Aerial® Bungee Level 1 Instructor, Adaptive Yoga Moves Any Body® teacher, Wild Roots Aerial Yoga Level 1 Instructor, MUTU® Pro Trainer, Ortho-Bionomy® Upper Extremities Practitioner, CIRQfit® Lyra Teacher, Core Voice Connection guide, Sound Healing guide, and Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki guide. She is herself a student of floor and aerial modalities, and continues to train with movement mentors around the world with a focus ranging from fitness and mobility, to aerial technique and exotic dance. 

  She is an international performer, and movement and aerial technique instructor.

 Dari is the co-owner of Aerial Dragonfly Movement Studio in Ferndale, MI where she is also the Lyra and Trapeze program director. You may book aerial lessons with her by going to She is co-producer of Midnight Garden Detroit, a burlesque and aerial dance based showcase prioritizing stage space for BIPOC, gender identify diversity, & original performances and is currently presented quarterly in Hamtramck, MI at Planet Ant.

Follow any and all of these ventures on Instagram at @0nioncake @dari_blythe @aerial_dragonfly and @midnightgardendetroit 

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