Grace A. Johnson is an accomplished dancer, studio owner, published choreographer, dance educator, movement and dance team coach and artist developer. She is the founder, owner, and artistic director of Neema Dance Collective, located in Temple Hills, Maryland.
Grace’s training began at the tender age of 4 at RJV Dance Studio in Washington, DC. With 28 years of experience, she has studied at: Suitland High School's Visual Performing Arts Dance Program, The Christian Dance Academy, Dance Theater of Harlem, The Ailey School Summer Intensive Program, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (in California), Maryland Youth Ballet, The Washington Ballet and the Greensboro Ballet. Wherein, she mastered various genres of dance from ballet, tap, jazz, folk, African, Hawaiian, modern, horton, ballroom, and hip-hop.
Today, Grace enjoys sowing into the lives of other dancers. She continues to teach ballet, Pointe, Jazz, and contributes to competitive dance choreography at dance schools in the DMV area.
She also serves as the Artistic Director/Creative Director and choreographer for local DMV R&B sensations and Dance Ministries.
Grace is a trailblazer, exhibiting tremendous leadership and determination not only for herself, but for her students.