* Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance (with Distinction) - Queensland
University of Technnology
* Diploma, Dance Movement Therapy - Phoenix Institute of Australia
* Associate Member - Dance Movement Therapy Association Australia
* Certifiate 4, Small Business Management - RMIT Melbourne
Chafia is a Melbourne based dance and movement specialist.
She has trained in dance for most of her life. Beginning at a small dance school at the age of 8 she continuing on as a member of the highly regarded QL2 Youth Dance Company, Canberra before completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at the Queensland University of Technology.
Chafia has over 10 years professional experience working in the performing arts industry as a performer, choreographer and teacher. As a contemporary dancer she has been involved in many projects for theatre, arts and music festivals, dance film and site specific work both nationally and Internationally. She also has extensive experience working across more commercial projects in film and TV and has been involved in music film clips for artists including; Darren Hayes, Little Birdy, The Sleepy Jackson, The Living End, Youth Group, Powderfinger, Ben Lee, Skipping Girl Vinegar, Kid Radio, TZU, Alex Watts and Le1f (USA).
In more recent years Chafia has become focused on the multiple benefits and relevance of dance and movement within the broader community across all demographics, abilities and professions. Further study in Dance Movement Therapy has allowed her to bring dance experiences and education to a widely diverse range of people.
Chafia is dedicated to facilitating dance/movement for performance professionals and the general public based on the needs of the person.