I’m Ijeme, a self taught Nigerian contemporary dancer with the dream of going professional someday...

I started dancing at 19, not as early as I should have, with no dance teacher or dance school nearby. I was left with the responsibility of teaching myself and hoping I was doing the right thing....

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The Day I Told My Mom I Wanted To Dance

Hmm… Do I have a story for y’aaaaall! This was probably one of the hardest things that I’ve ever had to do in my entire life! You see the exclamation marks? Yes! I am shouting so that you will know that this is serious! Okay, it is...

Save The Last Dance: How It All Began

Here’s a little back story… I wasn’t always a good dancer. In fact, I was terrible, to say the least. Shocking, right? I had no rhythm at all, it was embarrassing. But I was about 7 years old when I saw someone do something different. The...

All that’s left to do…

I have always been a shy and reserved person (my friends MAY tell you otherwise). I’m not a very outgoing person, I am not the life of the party, in fact, I’m not in any party at all. I’d rather sit at home, watching cartoons or...

Little steps, little steps

Photo by @lightmediahouse I have to say, this is not what I imagined my first blog post to be. I, in my perfectly built castle in the air, imagined I would start to talk about what makes me special and I’d write something really intriguing...

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