UMFUNDALAI TEACHING CERTIFICATION
EMPOWERING ARTISTS WITH HOLISTIC AFRICAN DANCE PEDAGOGY
Currently, there are three ways to receive a credential in teaching the Umfundalai technique of contemporary African Dance. In short, the training associated with a Umfundalai Teaching certification prepares artists to not only teach its Pan-African movement system, but to share African culture in holistic and and intentional ways. The training is competency-based. Certification requires it recipients to demonstrate their aptitude in'
The Body (Biomechanics)
While the certificate is a declaration of an artist’s acquired teaching competency, it more accurately signifies his/her ability to deepen his/her understanding of Umfundalai as both technique and philosophy and to contribute to the institution that supports its maintenance and growth. Certification is a statement of commitment.
There are three Umfundalai credentials available for interested African dance artists. (Click the buttons to the right for more information about each one.)
Pictured (Left to Right): Kariamu Welsh and Shaness Kemp; Photography: Aaron Davis