“I teach dance as a way of fitness and career too and to all ages 3yrs and above… I also play and train soft percussions such as Cow Bell, Kayamba, Timer, Djembe, and Ituru Drums, and have been honored to travel abroad and represent Kenya in different Cultural Exchanges Programs.”
Faith Kwamboka is a Certified Baptiste Teacher, who works passionately to breakdown communication barriers and create possibility for the hearing impaired, the blind, people living with albinism, autism, and the mentally and physically challenged. Through yoga and her work as a sign language interpreter, she is bridging the gap between the ‘Special’ populations and the greater community. Faith enjoys working with youths from the slums/ghettos of Nairobi such as Kibera, Huruma, Korogocho, Mathare, Dandora, Kawangware, etc.
A natural teacher and communicator, Faith is a dancer by profession, artist and leader and for over 14 years, she has been teaching, training and choreographing dance to schools, such as Imani Children’s Home in Kayole and learning institutions, prisons, and general visitors who come to Kenya. She has traveled across the continents as a dancer, and has trained and worked with hearing impaired students who have gone on to become professional dancers and performers themselves. No stranger either in the Art scene, the talented dancer worked at Sarakasi Trust as a Choreographer to Deaf Youth. Other schools and institutions of differently-abled persons, i.e. Thika School for the Blind, Dagoretti Special School, Green House for the Deaf, Tania Integrated Special School Kajiado, Kambui School for the Deaf (Githunguri) too are areas she has planted the seed of Dance. She introduced regular Dance Sessions at the Kenya National Theatre and has worked in different correctional institutions in and outside of the City such as Nairobi West Men’s Prison, Langata Women’s Prison, Machakos Gk Prison, Shimo la Tewa Prison Mombasa. Undeterred Faith also introduced dance and Yoga classes at the Kenya Police Training Institute Kiganjo (Nyeri ), Kenya Police CID Training School South B. Kenya Police Staff College Loresho.
When she is not teaching yoga or dance or working as an interpreter, Faith is an artist, knitting and crocheting wool caps, handmade rugs and mats, and designing dance attires. She hand-crafts jewelry from beads and also does Dreadlocks from fresh dreadlocks, fashion dreads Kongo Nutty (Mau Mau) and specializes in wearable dreads favorable to dancers, acrobats, and performers.
Faith has been a Girl Scout for more than 20 years and is an active member and teacher of the Kenya Scouts Association. She teaches young girl and boy scouts marching and day to day skills, and to live by their motto, “Be Prepared!” Faith also practices Thai Yoga massage and Reiki Healing and brings this pain and stress relieve to her community of Acrobats, Dancers, Footballers, Persons with
Special Abilities and Yogis. She is dedicated to bringing all her skills to her community and to sharing yoga anytime, anywhere, whenever you are ready.
Faith is currently teaching live web-yoga at http://web-yoga.org/