Popular Nigerian professional dancer Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau, known by her stage name Kaffy, has disclosed that she started dancing to improve her mental health.
Kaffy made this known in her latest interview with news men. she spoke about her background, the dancer explained that, growing up with a single parent, she found solace in dancing.
She said she later advanced her dancing skills into a fitness awareness exercise at the Lagos State National Stadium to “give people life.”
“And growing up in that average Nigerian household, you have divorced parenting. You are trying to navigate through life as a young teenager. Dancing was the art form in which I found solace. I used it as an escape to somewhere I could become something.
“And when I related with others in the social environment, I found out that people needed some escape. I started exploring that at the national stadium until I found the entertainment space.”
According to her, she saw dancing as something that can help her mental health.