Joyce Christine Nakiwala is a Ugandan dance artiste, choreographer, entrepreneur, and yoga trainer. Since the age of 16 Joyce has been dancing in both traditional and modern genres—deepening her practice through various trainings. In 2020 she joined Healing and Resilience after Trauma (HaRT) where she currently is leading the SHINE programming as HaRT’s senior program manager. In addition to her technical and facilitation skills, Joyce has the exceptional ability to mix voice and movement patterns to inspire connection and healing.
Joyce holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance from Makerere University (Uganda), a Diploma in Traditional and Contemporary Dances of Africa from Ecole Des Sable/Janti Bi (Senegal), and has completed various yoga and meditation courses with the Africa Yoga Project Academy (Kenya), the Sunday School Yoga (UK) London and Living Life Limitlessly University (US). She is currently pursuing her masters in Counseling at Makerere University (Uganda).