Woman is uplifting her community with dance lessons and mentorship

Woman is uplifting her community with dance lessons and mentorship

Thabile Buthelezi is serving as an inspiration and mentor for her community by using dance lessons to uplift those who may need it. She's been through many difficulties and is teaching others how to survive their own struggles.

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Thabile Buthelezi is an award-winning scholar and passionate dancer who is reaching out to her community in the best way she knows.

By offering dance lessons, Thabile is sharing her knowledge on how to cope with life's difficulties in a positive way.

Her Zulu heritage plays a big role in her life and dancing and the way she impacts the lives of others.

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Beautifulnews reports that after Thabile fell pregnant in matric, she was judged but remembered the confidence that dance instilled in her.

After her son was born, she went on to study ethnomusicology while still performing as a dancer.

She became the first South African to receive the prestigious Choreomundus scholarship in 2015 and later graduated with a Master’s in Dance Knowledge, Practice, and Heritage in London.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that Thabile has since returned to her home in KwaMashu, a township in Durban.

Here, she guides others who may be stumbling through similar pressures to what she faced as a teenager.

Also, with the Thabile Buthelezi Foundation, she’s making changes in the lives of others that are lasting.

Not only does she offer dance lessons, but Thabilie also gives career guidance and mentorship to people in her community.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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