Umoja Dance Company


Umoja Dance Studio Staff

NJPAC Virtual Dance Class with Karen Love

West African Dance
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Taught by Karen Love, Founder/Artistic Director UMOJA Dance Company & Usaama Dance Company
Owner Umoja Dance Studio, Vauxhall, NJ

Ms. Love earned her MFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts and her B.F.A. from Montclair State University. Love received her Yoga Certification (300hour) and Pilates Mat Certification in 2007. Ms. Love is a former faculty member in the Junior Division at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, former Visiting Artist in Residence at Kent State University and a former adjunct professor at Montclair State University. In 2006, Love created Wofabe African Dance & Drum Festival, the only African dance & drum festival in the state of New Jersey. Love is a Co-Chair for the NJPAC Dance Advisory Committee, a proud board member of DanceNJ, and a member of NDEO. September 2020, Love will begin her Nineteenth year as dance educator in the Hillside Public School District.

CDDC Virtual NJ Summer Virtual Dance Intensive

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August 11th, 13th, 18th, and 20th
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A series of virtual workshops to support dance educators*, dance leaders, dancers, and choreographers through 2020 and beyond. 
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