“I believe there are times when words aren’t enough for artistic expression. As dancers, we have the ability to express emotions and creativity through movement that words can’t manifest. Each body is unique, and by learning how to use it artistically, one builds values of gratitude, compassion and confidence. Students learn the basics of breaking (breakdancing) through individual coaching and group activities. I encourage the discovery and development of exploring unique ideas and movements which foster individuality, identity and personal style. I focus both on form and creativity while allowing the students to share ideas and inspire each other. Students learn about various techniques that increase their productivity and efficiency in their learning process which can easily be applied to other subjects outside the classroom.”
Students learn the history of breaking and the basic 5 elements of the dance:
Students are encouraged to add their unique flair and create their own combinations of moves.
Discovering Personal Excellence through Breaking
Students discover their excellence by practicing comes naturally to them with breaking movement. After personal creating time, they become the teachers—exchanging and instructing their peers with their respective dance moves. In doing so, students may learn compassion and collaboration through dance.
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