The Dancing Biochemist en Pointe 4

Dance styles


Jazz Dance

Hip Hop Dance

about the dancing biochemist

Meet Njoki Wairua, popularly known as The Dancing Biochemist. Njoki is a professional dancer, choreographer, performer and biochemistry graduate from the University of Nairobi, Class of 2018. Njoki has been dancing since the age of six and began by self training in Hip Hop Dance. She later joined a performing arts school where she trained in Jazz Dance and Ballet, taking ISTD and RAD examinations respectively. She is the founder of the #TLTD movement which stands for #TouchingLivesThroughDance. Through her movement, Njoki aims to add value, joy and zest to the lives of people through dance. By teaching people to explore and express themselves and their ideas symbolically through movement, and bring them into a beautiful world where they can improve themselves physically, creatively, imaginatively, emotionally and intellectually. 




Hair           Black

Eyes           Dark Brown

Height        5’2″

Weight        112lbs


The Academy of Dance and Art

2011 – 2015

RAD Grade 5 Ballet

ISTD Silver Jazz Dance

ISTD Bronze Jazz Dance


Amsterdam University of Arts – 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Choreography

Acceptance Letter (Top 9)


Sondeka Awards – 2018

Winner – Dance Category



2018           TEDx

2017           Two Rivers Mall Talent Search

2016           The Nutcracker

2016           Crevit Mulier Event

2015           The Nutcracker

2015           Inspire Kids Expo

2015           Around The World In 80 Days

2013           Mystery of the Toy Shop

2012           Rhythms of Africa

2011           Kismet

2011           Hans Christian Fairy Tales



2017                   Vipi Music Academy

Role:                   Ballet Dance Teacher


2016                   JKM Dance Teacher

Role:                   Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary Dance Teacher


2014                   The Academy of Dance & Art

Role:                   Brand Ambassador (Dec 2014 – Feb 2016)


2013                   Talent Tapping Project

Role:                   Ballet, Jazz Dance, Hip Hop Dance Teacher