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Dr. Kanisha Bennett

Instructor, Educator, Choreographer



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Dr. Kanisha Bennett is an Entrepreneur (owning 3 businesses), Instructor, Educator, Choreographer, Author, Fitness Coach, and Mentor born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the University of California, Riverside a Master of Fine Arts in Performance and Choreography from the Florida State University, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humanities from the Elbon Solutions College of Ministry. Kanisha brings a wealth of knowledge in dance, dance pedagogy and health and wellness, with over 25 years of national and international dance training and touring. Kanisha was awarded the Comerica Women’s Business award (Woman of Promise) in 2016 and The Graystone Association of Los Angeles Board of Directors 2020 Non-Profit organization award for Community Outreach. Kanisha loves to take her students out in the community to give back and expose young people to the performing arts. She has shared her work at Florida State University, Center of Hope Church, Precision Dance Company, Cal State Dominquez Hills University, El Camino Community College, The Staples Center, The LA Coliseum to name a few. Dr. Kanisha Bennett founded Anointed Feet Dance School, December 20, 2014, and looks forward to sharing her gift with young people for many more years to come.

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