Amina Tafra

Mx. Amina Tafra (they/them) ascends from a long line of healers and artists. They combine their ancestors’ wisdom with western psychology and all things creative! Mx. Amina holds a M.S. in Creative Arts Therapy: Dance/Movement from Pratt Institute and is a Certified Aromatherapist and Hatha Yoga Instructor. Mx. Amina enjoys finding various ways for their students to express themselves via various art mediums - drama, dance, music, painting, poetry, and more! They strive to empower and encourage our youth to find the light and strength within them to achieve ALL their goals while maintaining a healthy mind, body and spirit.

During their off days you might catch them dangerously flying in the circus...yup, the circus. Mx. Amina is a trained Aerialist and Professional Dancer. They also enjoy exploring and learning other cultures and has traveled to Costa Rica, Kenya, Mali, Peru, and Thailand.

Mx. Amina can be reached at: amina@lyonscommunityschool.org