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A new dance form each month!

June 2024

AfroCaribbean Dance Moves

June 3, 10, 17, 2024

Workshop Lead: Nickeshia Garrick

Join us for Monday Dancing at The Jamii Hub for a series of movement-based workshops led by Nickeshia Garrick, Jamii's lead artist for June!

The workshops offer a contemporary take on a fun-paced, Afro-Caribbean-influenced dance workshop that introduces polyrhythms, helping you understand the innate rhythms that flow within all of us. Participants work on small movement combos that will expand every week! ALL movers are welcome to this movement workshop, beginners and advanced!

Heads-up: We will be on a break in July and August. Jamii's indoor activities & workshop series will commence in September 2024.

Photos by Isorine Marc, Iris Unlu

Nickeshia Garrick

Nickeshia Garrick is a settler on the stolen land of Tkaronto and has performed on this land for over 25 years. They are unapologetically a Black, Queer Artist, who believes in the healing power of breath through raw emotion and movement. Nickeshia received their dance training at the NYIDE (New York Institution of Dance and Education), National Ballet School of Canada (Tkaronto), Toronto Dance Theatre (Tkaronto), and Simon Fraser University (Vancouver). Nickeshia is a Dora Mavor Moore, winning and multi-nominated artist who holds a BFA in Dance from Simon Fraser University. Recently, Nickeshia became the Co-Founder of the dance collective CinnaMoon Collective which premiered their full-length work, Surrendered Spirits at Canadian Stage.

Photo by Sabrine S. Hakam

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