Shavon Garcia is the founder and current director, designer and a choreographer and instructor for Imbue Winterguard of Modesto, CA. With Imbue, she oversees the program design and artistic vision. She also heads up the movement program from training to choreography. As an equipment choreographer, she has helped establish Imbues noteworthy blend of body and equipment and their unique artistic nuance and style.
Prior to Imbues success as a World Guard, the program existed as an IA unit that received a bronze medal in 2005 (Fever WG). The group ventured through the Open Class, then onto the World Class. Shavons journey with Imbue through each class offers a unique area of expertise navigating through any classification.
Shavon has worked with several successful scholastic teams, most recently in the A Class with Clovis North High School, from 2014 through 2016. She was also a technician for the Beyer High School World Guard from 2002 to 2005, and was the director of the program from 2006 through 2008. Shavon is also familiar with colorguard at the collegiate level, as she served as the Director for the CSU Fresno Colorguard for 6 years.
Shavon has a broad frame of reference working with all types of teams within a variety of roles throughout the past two decades. She has experience and can offer advice to units within any classification or level. She is happy to lend an eye for anything from overall design, to choreography to the finishing touch detail.
In addition, Shavon works with the Blue Devils Colorguard during the summer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and enjoys working in rehabilitation and mindfulness. She has served on her local winterguard circuit board as Vice President for 10 years and she currently serves on the WGI Steering Committee and the WGI Board of Directors. Shavon also has experience as a winter guard adjudicator.