Amina Linda McMakin is a certified leader and mentor/teacher for the Dances of Universal Peace, and an ordained interfaith minister (Cherag) in the Sufi Ruhaniat International. Since 1998, she has presented monthly dance meetings and sponsored workshops and classes in the Greenville, SC area and at her home in Pelzer. As the South Carolina coordinator for the Dances, she has participated in growing the Dances throughout the State as a co-leader of Dance meetings and workshop presenter in Aiken, Columbia, and Charleston, SC.
Amina has been a student of the Aramaic teachings of Jesus since 1995 and is a graduate of the Abwoon Interspiritual Leadership Program conducted by Dr. Neil Douglas-Klotz, Aramaic scholar, author, and senior mentor/teacher for the Dances of Universal Peace. She believes that her evolving attunement to the Aramaic Jesus has opened the way for this unique experience of Mary Magdalene.