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Practice Makes Perfect

We partner with school districts, organizations, and corporations to promote creative arts, culturally responsive content, and social-emotional support through arts education.

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Dance Arts Academy is the brainchild of Artist, Author and Social Entrepreneur Sakina Ibrahim. Sakina spent over a decade doing research and field work on dance and youth empowerment traveling throughout the African/Latin diaspora to research how dance empowers and transforms us? This field work supported by the Medici Foundation helped to develop her teaching philosophy and approach of connecting with her students based on culture, creativity, and Afro centered values which reach beyond race, gender, and class. Dance Arts Academy programs create space for the individual to discover themselves and begin to envision who they want to be in this world. In partnerships with schools, families, and corporations we collectively are transforming the limitations our students face by helping them to have resilience, showmanship, discipline and strong values. With that in place there is nothing one can not overcome in life.


Fluent Spanish Speaking Instructors

More Than 10 Dance Programs


Easy  Online Enrollment

Vision & Philosophy 

Mission: We provide outlets of creativity and empowerment through arts education, literacy, and personal development for children and adults. 

Vision: To inspire, empower, and uplift communities through the power of artistic learning and cultural celebration.

Pedagogical Philosophy: We create a sense of personal pride through teaching from a historical and cultural perspective rooted in Afro and Latin traditions. Uplifting the narrative of the art as an aspect of archiving and expressing the human experience. Our core values are expressed through these words of affirmation: "Peace, Love, Respect, and Unity for all people.” - Chuck Davis

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Providing Arts Education and Creative Development

“ The arts have the power to transform and direct our lives towards greatness. By creating from the spirit, we learn to embrace ourselves, be disciplined about our goals, and be compassionate towards others in order to create a more peaceful and just society. ” - Sakina Ibrahim 

Inspiring, empowering, and uplifting through the power of arts.


  • Socialize & Make New Friends

  • Build Confidence

  • Learn and Improve Your Dance Moves

  • Kick Start Your Dancing Career



  • All Skill Levels Welcome

  • Have Fun While Exercising

  • Improves Social Emotional Learning

  • We Have The Best Instructors

  • 1 Session Per Week

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