Free Your Style at Dance Skool
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Kids Freestyle Hip Hop
Aaron is the founder of Dance Skool and one of the best freestyle Hip Hop dancers in Australia. Since he was a kid, he has devoted his time and effort into mastering Hip Hop styles. A master of freestyle battle, Hip Hop and Krump, Aaron is inspired by all styles of dance. His passion for dance and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge with people of all ages makes him an inspirational figure in the dance community. His biggest achievement is dance protege and junior instructor Baby Blue who has won many Open Division competitions against adults and dance instructors around Australia. Aaron has traveled the globe competing against some of the world’s best dancers, making the finals several times in various street dance and Hip Hop styles.
Kids Freestyle Hip Hop
Diana has been instructing dance professionally since 2009 on the Gold Coast. Trained as an African dancer for African drum and dance troupe ‘Papasa’ (since 2005), Diana continues to dance with master drummer and dancer for Nii Armah (Ghana) 'Baala Baajo' and performs as a multi-skilled performer for 'Fiesta Creations'. Diana's dance training in Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Bellydance, Polynesian Hula, African, Dancehall and Samba is what makes her dancing ability colourful and versatile. Her love of dance and fitness has led Diana to become a licensed Zumba® Fitness instructor and TYGA® fitness instructor. As well as instructing group dance classes and personal lessons, Diana also co-facilitates drum and dance workshops with kids, adults and disability organisations.
Our inspired House instructor Hiroki combines his love of groove and footwork in his Hip Hop and House styles. As a member of the SaBOTage dance crew, Hiroki has learned House from some of the world’s leading instructors including Tomomi from Japan, Che Pritchard, Jyang from China and Mamson from France. His biggest inspiration as a dancer was from a world class popper from Japan named Kite.
Cintia began studying classical ballet at the age of six. She graduated from three different classical ballet schools in her hometown in Brazil, and from the age of 14, she began participating in competitions and workshops throughout Brazil, winning numerous awards. She continued her career as a dancer, teacher and choreographer and perfected three other forms of dance – Modern Jazz, Contemporary and Urban Dance. She has taught lessons and workshops in various schools in Brazil. In 2014, Cintia came to Australia and started to work as a teacher and choreographer in various schools including The Graduate College of Dance. Cintia has continued to work as a teacher and choreographer at one of the biggest schools in New Zealand in 2015 and now Cintia has been teaching and conducting workshops since 2016 around Brisbane/Gold Coast.
Jaymen has been teaching choreography and Hip Hop workshops around Australia for 11 years. He has made it through to Top 40 on Australia's TV show 'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 2. He is an original crew member in Gold Coast's most inspiring and leading dance crews 'Golden Coastline'. Jaymen and his crew have traveled to compete in International Break Event (IBE) held in Amsterdam putting Australia on the international street dance map for Freestyle. Jaymen loves to teach and inspire youth and adults.
Hip Hop Choreo
MnB are an exciting troupe of innovative, inspiring and diverse artists who are well known to be one of the best in the dance industry and widely referred to as the most respected crew in the business.
MnB have worked in and partnered with:
Detention facilities – Mexico, Los Angeles, New Zealand and Australian prisons
Orphanages – YWAM
Local and International public and private schools
QPASTT – Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of torture and trauma
Bessy and Latrice teach together at Dance Skool sharing their knowledge, passion and mission in every class.
Hip Hop Choreo
One of the most respected and sought after dancers in the urban scene, Matty B’s teaching career spans over 20 years, beginning with his brother and at the time were known as the Balaba Brothers. He was the choreographer for a number of award-winning crews in 2006, 2007 & 2009 and has judged every major street/hip-hop dance competition in Qld including:
- Hip-Hop Internationals [Qld Qualifiers]
- House of Champions
- The Remix
- Elements Collective Freestyle Battles
Matty B is truly one of the purest HIP HOP practitioners in Australia.
Benny aka Bucho Benny is a professional dancer from Australia with 15 years dance experience. Ben competes with his crews Team Cream, [email protected] and Golden Coastline Internationally. Also performing professionally for corporate and recreational showcases. As a B-boy, Ben has also competed in many competitions Nationally at Redbull Bc One, Battlegrounds, HipHop Internationals Australian Qualifier and R16 Oceania.
He has represented Australia Internationally at the HipHop Internationals 2010 and 2012 in Las Vegas, Pacific Break event in New Caledonia and IBE 2015. With 15 years experience Ben is a well sort after male dancer and has earned a great reputation performing and competing.
Lyrical HipHop Choreography
Jazi found his passion for choreography after starting out as a freestyle/Krumper. He has trained in LA at high end studios including Movement Lifestyle, Debbie Reynolds and Millennium Dance Complex where he took classes with choreographers who have worked with artists like Justin Timberlake, Usher, Janet Jackson, Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber. Now Jazi is sharing his passion with Dance Skool to build a bigger dance community on the Gold Coast. Students have the chance to perform Jazi’s awesome choreography at local events.
Brad Yogi is an international, award winning BBoy known as "Bboy Yogi" to most of his fans. He has won and placed in top categories in competitions such as the UK World Bboy Championships, Top 8 New York City World Championships and many more. His passion for teaching spans across the world and we are honored to have him as an instructor at Dance Skool.
Strength & Technique
Ashlee found her love for dancing at the age of 3. Originally from Adelaide she moved to Queensland at the age of 15 where she continued to train in all aspects of dance Jazz, Tap, Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Cabaret, Commercial Pop, singing and Hip-hop. She completed a Diploma in Commercial Dance & Musical Theater at the Australian Dance Performance Institute in 2012 which helped further her career. Ashlee has also completed a contract with Norwegian Cruise Lines travelling the world dancing. Further to this she has competed nationally for hip hop, been in various film clips, cheerleading, performed at various corporate events such as V8 Supercar, Ray White Muscular Dystrophy Ball, Metricon Stadium, State of Origin, Stefans Hair show, Movieworld White Christmas, Rhythm & Rhyme festival & various nightclubs nationally.
Ashlee is currently a Brisbane Silverbullets cheerleader and looks forward to being able to teach & share her experiences with the students.
Hip Hop Choreo
Yasim Coronado Veranes highly acclaimed dancer from Cuba recently moved to Australia after touring for 5 years with as a contemporary dancer with the Cuban company Ballet Revolucion. Having graduated the National School of Art in Havana he was pre selected for Cirque de soleil as an acrobat, following this Yasim choreographed the show and toured with Switzerland's oldest Circus, Knox. As a choreographer he has also worked for some of the Latin worlds most famous artists. Yasim was Soloist dancer and choreographer for Cuba's national television company and soon after was selected as contemporary dancer and acrobat for Ballet Revolucion. He has over 15 years experience as a professional performer and choreographer across many styles of dance. Yasim brings culture and technique to his classes and choreography always using meticulous ballet techniques to train dancers to a high standard. Yasim is also a master in Afro styling taking from his Afro Cuban routes and his meticulous study of traditional and urban African dance.