ShirJuanda Woodson began her dancing career at a young age. By the time she was 6 she was training professionally with Debbie Allen and her staff at the Debbie Allen Dance Institute two- week intensive in Dallas Fort Worth where she worked with many notable choreographers. Upon completing the intensive ShirJuanda received full scholarship to train at the Debbie Allen Dance Institute for many consecutive summers.
ShirJuanda has had the opportunity to train in New York City at the Alvin Ailey Summer Program in 2010 where she was featured in the West African classes final performance. ShirJuanda has also had the honored privilege to train at the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive in New York City, NY in 2003 and the Jazz and Contemporary Intensive in 2014, where she was asked to stay for their year Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program during the 2014-2015 school year. Taking the opportunity to train with Joffrey opened up many opportunities for ShirJuanda's professional career. Training under Michael Blake the Director of the Joffrey Jazz & Contemporary Program ShirJuanda received the honor of holding the solo position for many choreographers Joffrey students were able to work with, including Kevin Wynn’s work “ Meet Me In the Moon", Dionna Pridgeon’s work “Love You So”, and Margo Sappington’s work "The Indian Princess".
ShirJuanda had the honored privilege to choreograph and perform for the annual State Fair of Texas located in Dallas, Texas for the 2015 season. ShirJuanda under the management of Eclipse Entertainment, LLC located in Fort Worth, Texas choreographed the annual Coca-Cola "Red, White, & You" Singing performance working with singers who can move. The excitement for ShirJuanda came from her big moment of choreographing the new and improved Mattress Giant "Illumination Sensation" on the Esplanade Fountain. Before her big move ShirJuanda had the honored privilege of being in the BET Network's BET Soul Train Awards commercial featuring Dallas's very own Erykah Badu.
ShirJuanda moved to Los Angeles California in 2015 on the journey to pursue her professional career and perfect her craft to take her career to the next level. Upon her move ShirJuanda's credits include, becoming one of the newest members of the well known LaLa's Burlesque directly out of Los Angeles, California.