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31 core values of Africa culture dance quotes 

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31 core values of Africa culture dance quotes 

This section includes core values of Africa culture dance quotes by authors cited once. The next sections are by authors, in alphabetical orders, cited more than once.

  • If you've come to help me, You are wasting your time, and mine. If you come because your liberation is linked to mine, then let's join hands and start working together

    ~  Ayesha Iman, activist
  • It is my belief that music and dance transcend gender, race, and language...

    ~  Babacar M'Baye
  • You are Aphrodite and Adonis as soft flesh endlessly dances on flesh among the brilliant flowers of Mount Olympus. You are the roil and roll of the universe in the never ending movement of creation...

    ~  Love In Shades Of Black
  • We write our stories with the medium of the body, unearth a beginning, middle and end through movement and infuse them with raw emotions and explosive live percussion

    ~  Lua Shayenne
  • In Dagara culture, the drum is a transportation device that carries the listener into other worlds. Only the sound of the drum has the power to make one travel in this specific way. Where the sound-ship goes, everybody goes. To refuse to drum is to refuse to travel. To forget how to drum is to forget how to feel.

    ~  Malidoma Some
  • No matter how mighty and strong a tree is, it will always dance to the tune of the wind

    ~  Okelola Olamigoke

  • Not all words spoken were created equal: Some words come from a mind that has studied, from a body that has traveled a 1000 miles, from eyes that have witnessed, from a tongue that has eloquence, from a heart that has passion and from a soul that has sincerity

    ~   Owen Alik Shahadah (scholar, filmmaker, activist)


Afrikan Yoga

This fun and fluid form of yoga will bring you back to your core and reconnect you with the Source.  

The Afrikan Yoga site is founded by Pablo Menfesawe-Imani. Pablo Imani is an Author, Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist, Holistic Health and Wellbeing Consultant and Balanced Health practitioner trained in Kinesiology.

Afrikan Yoga emphasis the value of body awareness in this Africa culture dance quotes collection.

  • Fire movement develops fervour, liveliness and inspiration

     ~  Afrikan Yoga
  • ...The Drum is sacred. Its round form represents the universe, its beat the pulsation of the heart. The drum is a communication system design to connect humans with creation. The drum synchronises the left and right hemisphere of the brain, once the brain is synchronised, its physiology changes to a state of heightened awareness....

    ~  Afrikan Yoga


Amel Tafsout

Amel Tafsout is an international dancer and choreographer of Norh African Maghreb Dance. 

  • Maghreb Dance is about contact with life and Nature, where the woman represents Nature and the man the Human being

    Amel Tafsout
  • If the body is your world, then the circles in Maghreb dance define the territories of that world. The hips are your equator, guarding the most important female part of you, the source of your creativity.  You can move as a spiral journeying through the different latitudes of the body, beginning with your head and ending with your knees. 

    ~  Amel Tafsout
  • The dance is both public and personal expression, rich in symbolic dimensions that deal with universal constant in nature: planetary movements and their influence; fertility of Mother Earth; and the Communication between the Earthly and the Divine.

    ~ Amel Tafsout


Ancestral Essence

Africa culture dance quotes from ancestral essence energies of the drums echoeing in the dances, in our souls. 

  • We hear it in our heads, we feel it in our hearts and it echoes in our soul... indigenous drumming

    ~  Ancestral Essence
  • ...energies come forth in recognisable patterns of dance... drummers alter... current beat sequence to match that of the energy they see displayed in the persons style of dancing...

     ~  Ancestral Essence



Germaine Acogny

Germaine Acogny as a reknown pioneer expresses the everlasting ancestral bond to the land and people spirits through the dances of here now, today and yesterday combined in this Africa culture dance quotes collection. 

  • My weapon, my ferry is Dance, blessed by the ancestral gods of my people. I dance beyond the words and evils of this world in hope for my damaged Africas and in defence of my own joyous interest. May you share my hope and my joy

    ~  Germaine Acogny
  • ...Mixed race sticks to my skin without altering its color, and this mix of ingredients makes me just want to dance, to dance beyond the words and weariness. More than drawing images I want to 'face up to hope' of my various Africas and proclaim it with insight and conviction.

    ~  Germaine Acogny


Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's contribution to this Africa culture dance quotes collection honors the rhythms of creativity to gain strength and maintain courage.

  • Our differences are our strength as a species and as a world community...

    ~ Nelson Mandela
  • We must use time creatively, and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right...

    ~  Nelson Mandela


Qudus Onikeku

Qudus Onikeku bring the talk in this Africa culture dance quotes collection about intimate growth through rendez-vous with ourselves in the dances.

  • I am a Solo Dancer! I Dance in Solitude I Dance with my solitude and I Dance Because of Solitude I Live On this Earth Without Expectation Without Disappointment For I am Attached to Nothing It Will Be Unnecessary To Bury Me For I am already Buried in My Body Along with my SOLITUDE A Solitude Peopled By Images Dream, Phantoms And Memories And of course, JOY

    ~  Qudus Onikeku (THE SOLO DANCER)
  • Dance is a place where I find refuge, it has become a comforting solace

    ~  Qudus Onikeku


Wangari Maathai

Africa culture dance quotes collection is enriched with Wangari Maathai cultural activist wisdom in action for community resilience and sustainability. 

(More inspiring quotes on Leadership for social justice from prof. Wangari Maathai)
  • If you understand and you are disturbed, then you are moved to action. That's exactly what happened to me

    ~ Wangari Maathai
  • Culture is coded wisdom... Wisdom that has been accumulated for thousands of years and generations. Some of that wisdom is coded in our ceremonies, it is coded in our values, it is coded in our songs, in our dances, in our plays.

    ~ Wangari Maathai
  • Culture defines who we are and how we see ourselves. A new attitude toward nature provides space for a new attitude toward culture and the role it plays in sustainable development

    ~ Wangari Maathai




We are one dance towards balance and harmony in self-conquest through conscious movement 
Everything relates to dance because life is a dance. Dance is movement. Movement is life. Conscious movement is joyful self-conquest to ultimate global timeless balance and harmony.

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