Biodanza Facilitators South Africa (BDFSA)
The Biodanza Facilitators of South Africa (BDFSA) is a voluntary association formed in 2012 to provide a professional platform in order to promote Biodanza, provide information to the public and support Biodanza facilitators in ongoing professional development.
By abiding to an Ethical Code of Conduct all the members of the BDFSA aim to provide a safe and professional environment in their classes and dealings with the public.
Continuing their professional development they ensure the best and up to date practice of Biodanza is offered to people attending their classes and workshops.
Any member of the public is free to contact the BDFSA at any time for information or support.
Joining the BDFSA
If you are a qualified Facilitator or a Student under Supervision based in Southern Africa, then you are entitled to join our Association. If you are not a member, you can be listed for a free trial period of 3 months.
To read about the benefits of being a member of the BDFSA click here.
For more information on how to join click here
Meet the Council of the BDFSA
The Council is a committee made of members elected from different parts of the country. Its purpose is to support and serve the members of the Association.
Meet the team that works for you.
Becoming a Facilitator
A candidate student needs to attend regular Biodanza classes with a qualified Biodanza facilitator. Thereafter they may apply to join the local school.
The training course is run through an approved School of Biodanza and has a three year programme as follows:
- 28 weekend modules covering the theoretical and methodological aspects of the Biodanza system. During each weekend there are two lectures, two practical classes and a requirement for the student to prepare a reflective essay on the topic of the weekend
- 8 Supervision classes once the weekend modules have been completed. These are overseen by a Didactic Teacher and include preparation and feedback time.
- The presentation of a Monograph on a topic selected by the student is undertaken once the supervision classes are completed and all the requirements of the weekend modules met.
Once the presentation is accepted the IBF issues the new facilitator with a certificate which entitles the holder to offer Biodanza classes privately, in organisations and institutions, use the trademark of Biodanza for marketing purposes as long as the orthodoxy of the system is maintained and not diluted with other modalities or altered in format.
For more information contact the BDFSA to find out about the nearest School of Biodanza.
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