Josh Junio is one of the dance influencers from the Philippines. He is a visual artist, full-time dancer, performer, choreographer, and dance teacher. He is also the Founder and Co-Director of TPM. Currently, he is a member of Manoeuvers Ignite. Our video dance challenge app, Chuzi, chose Josh Junio as one of the dance pioneers. He is currently working towards being one of the best dancers in the world.
Everyone says that Dance is an art and dance is a profession. But for Josh, it has always been so much more. He describes dance as a compass, an outlet, and a form of protest. Josh feels that everything we see, feel, and experience can be expressed through dance. Dance is a life for him. It made his life more colorful and meaningful. He states that connections are made and purpose can be found through dance. Josh believes that dance has that power that can influence a person till lifetime. Not only a person, the cultures, communities, generations, and the world can also be greatly influenced by the power of dance.
Josh explores the unfamiliar and by using his wisdom and abilities, he easily turns his imagination into reality and creates amazing choreography. He feels that a dancer should feed their brains and let that knowledge manifest through their art, dance, and body. Josh’s biggest achievement is to be able to inspire people and also share his work with those who love and care about what he does.