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Short Bio Of Caliwynd

Dancehall Queen in 2013, Shemica is the originator of Caliwynd, a dance style with influences in Afro-Haitan, Reggae Vybz and Hip Hop. Her dance and teaching practice is rooted in the understanding that dance builds community by uniting people and unlocking their ability for uninhibited creative expression for healing and empowerment. She currently works as an artist collaborator with Afro Urban Society, an organization dedicated to bringing together urban African art, culture and people. Watkins-Johnson’s goal is to leave a dance legacy for her daughter, which includes rolling out Caliwynd to a broader audience across the United States, her birthplace of Germany and all over the world.


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