Candace Thompson Carry On Friends Podcast with Kerry Ann Reid Brown

COF 043: Preserving Caribbean Culture Through Dance with Candace Thompson



Candace Thompson, a Trinidad and Tobago native, is a dancer, choreographer, certified fitness professional and owner of Candace Dance Fitness. She’s also the Artistic Director of ContempoCaribe and Founding Executive Director of Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE.

In this episode, Candace shares her experience of being a dance and fitness entrepreneur and why it’s important to support and preserve Caribbean Dance cultures.

Some items mentioned in this episode:

Dance Your Caribbean New Traditions Festival

It’s Just a Movie by Earl Lovelace

Schools Challenge Quiz Question: Where Did Reggae Music Originate?


Ask yourself what can you do to keep your Caribbean Cultural experiences going?


Connect with Candace on Social Media

Candace Dance FitnessInstagram | Twitter
Dance Caribbean CollectiveInstagram | Facebook | Twitter 


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Candace’s photo by: Shocphoto – Shoccara Marcus


Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.