Kehinde Ishangi holds a MFA (Master Of Fine Arts) in Dance from Florida State University and a BA in Dance Pedagogy from Breneau University. A level 2 certified GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS® and STOTT PILATES™ Instructor, she is a dancer, choreographer and dance and movement scientist.
Ms. Ishangi has danced as a featured soloist with Ballethnic Dance Company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Compagnie James Carles, and Compagnie Georges Momboye. As a dance scientist, she founded The Ishangi Institute for Dance and Movement Science, to further her research and application of practices leading to the integral health and longevity of dancers and athletes.
She has served as Associate Professor of Dance Science at Florida State University, Assistant Director of Florida State University Dance Summer in Paris, Movement Coach and Conditioning Specialist for both the Internationally acclaimed “Urban Bush Women” under the direction of Jowole Zollar and Germaine Acogny’s “Jant-Bi” of Sengal, West Africa and Paris, France. She served for three years on the faculty of L’Académie Américaine de Danse de Paris in Paris, France and is presently on the faculty of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA where she teaches ballet, modern and dance science.
Currently, she is a member of 2B Tribe Dance Theatre in New Orleans, performs as a solo artist, and choreographs commissioned works.