Yami ‘Rowdy’ Löfvenberg is UK’s First Lady of Funk has over 19 years’ experience in Streetdance and Funkstyles as a dance artist, teacher and hip hop theatre creator. In this interview we will find out about this Trailblazer fellow’s journey into dance and why it is important to use your art to talk about issues such as hidden disabilities. Yami shares some highlights of her career such as working on the London 2012 Olympics and her experience of being a One Dance UK Trailblazer fellow.

This is the second interview in our special DAD (Dance of the African Diaspora ) dialogues series. This series is brought to you by One Dance UK and focuses on their Trailblazer fellows and the up coming Re-Generations Conference at Mac Theatre this November 3-5th.