Temi Woodley is the Founder & Director of Center Stage Studio and High Praise Dance Ministry, an anointed worship arts ministry focused on serving the Lord through the ministry of dance. High Praise is dedicated to the promotion and instruction of spiritually based training for those individuals who want to dance, choreograph, and minister through creative movement. Temi’s vision is for each person who desires to serve God through performing arts has the platform to do so. This vision is brought into fruition by providing skilled instruction in a spiritually based environment each individual will grow and reach their full potential in the ministry of liturgical dance. It is Temi’s greatest desire that each dancer grows under the anointing of God and is confident in the gifts that God has placed within them.
God has given her a vision of excellence in dance ministry and her passion for God and dance is evident every time she ministers. Her passion for teaching dance to children overflows into every student and the glory of God manifests in them.
Temi volunteers her time teaching dance to at risk teens as way to help them change their lives and get back on track. She believes in giving back to her community and teaches young dancers the importance of self-esteem, honesty and discipline.
With God’s leading and Temi’s willingness to serve, High Praise provides worship arts workshops, classes and choreography consulting services. Temi and High Praise have written the vision and made it plain. The vision is a state of the art facility for dance, theater, production and all other worship arts ministries.
Temi is enthusiastic, innovative and passionate about the ministry of liturgical dance. The Lord has blessed her to teach liturgical dance for 12 years and counting. She is the current Praise Dance Ministry Coordinator at Covenant Glen Church.