Barry Blumenfeld founded the tap/modern dance company, TAPFUSION, in 1997. He has since choreographed over a dozen works for TAPFUSION that have been presented in NY, Florida, Maryland and Washington, DC, and was the recipient of a Choreographers Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Barry has been a dance educator for almost 20 years in a wide range of environments including public schools, private pre-schools, studios, private K-12 schools and universities, including American University, Gallaudet University, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and New York University. He is currently on the faculty of Friends Seminary School in Manhattan where he has built their dance program over the past 10 years, is an adjunct professor at New York University and on the faculty of the Dance Education Lab of The 92nd Street Y. He holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Dance from American University and is a graduate of the Dance Education Laboratory of the 92nd Street Y; a certified Level 1 Teacher of Language of Dance®; a certified yoga instructor; and a Registered Dance Educator.