Olusola Adebiyi aka Sola Story is a professional performance storyteller of 25 years national and international experience. He applies his love and passion for storytelling to bringing metaphors and tales alive for a whole range of audiences. He is a co-founder of Rebirth of The Griot a popular monthly African storytelling showcase in Haringey at which he also headlines. He performs with ‘Physical Storytelling,’ a unique performance style he created that mixes narrative ability with martial arts and which he teaches as part of Rebirth of The Griot’s storytelling course.
Olusola is also a creative mindfulness practitioner, African Martial artist, Creative facilitator and author. He is the founder and director of Narrative Mindfulness Ltd, a personal development facilitation company that mixes storytelling, play, martial arts and multi-arts with mindfulness. As a facilitator Olusola has an international profile, being the lead facilitator for storytelling programmes and multifaceted empowerment programmes for NGO staff and youth at creative arts camps, empowerment retreats and male rites of passage residentials. These have taken place in Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Egypt, Sierra Leone, USA and UK.