The Pop-Up Teachers + STUDIOS
from 11:30AM-2pm on SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019


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CAPITAL DANCE PROJECT

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Capital Dance Project has come a long way since their inception in 2015, but one thing remains the same - they produce passionate and innovative dance performances supported by their fantastic community.

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Ignite Dance Academy

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Ignite Dance Academy at River City Christian (formerly The Dance Studio at First Covenant Church) was born out of a desire to encourage children and adults to enjoy the art of dance and develop their gifts in this area. Ignite Dance Academy is dedicated to maintaining high standards of technical performance in a wholesome environment while making classes fun. Whether or not a student chooses to continue to dance, we believe that the benefits can enrich their whole life.

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McKeever School of Irish Dance

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Started in October 2013, The McKeever School of Dance is growing fast and producing quality dancers from the beginner through champion levels! Now with a permanent home in the prestigious new E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts (Clara Midtown)

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TINA B 

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Tina B., once named a Hub Magazine Exceptional Woman of Color, is tireless in her efforts to help the Sacramento community of all shapes, sizes, and ages get up and moving! Her Soul Line Dance class sets line dances to irresistible classic Motown beats that make you forget you're exercising, as you dance your way to better health. And her Soul Line Dancers demonstration team are fixtures at many local fairs, festivals, and events!

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Nicole Manker

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Nicole’s teaching background includes an assortment of dance styles, including modern, hip-hop, tap, jazz, ballet, and African diasporic aesthetics. In addition to teaching dance at both American River College and CSU Sacramento, Nicole is the Associate Artistic Director & Booking Manager at Sacramento/Black Art of Dance Company and the Founder/Artistic director of Dynamic EnerG, and in the process of becoming a Certified Dunham Instructor through the Institute of Dunham Technique Certification Board. 

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STREET VYBz / jaimee elliott

Street Vybz was created to spread knowledge and share  a passion for authentic Jamaican dancehall from the basics to the new steps.  It consists of multiple Jamaican Dancehall styles including mid-school, new school, dancehall queen and badman style. It’s all about FEELING!!! Created in the streets of Kingston Jamaica, Dancehall is centered around self expression and the roots stem from Jamaican culture. Come catch di vybz straight from the streets of Jamaica.

Choreographer, Jaimee Elliott, discovered her passion for dancehall in the clubs in Los Angeles in 2009.  “Showing out” with her Belizean and African friends, they would take over and lead the dance in the club scene.  Because dancehall is a street dance this was the perfect foundation for her journey to become a dancehall dancer.  Prior to discovering dancehall, Jaimee had trained in modern, jazz, ballet, hip hop, belly dancing, salsa as well as cheerleading. Since then Jaimee has traveled the world train in afro and dancehall camps and going to Jamaica multiple times to learn directly from the source, training with multiple Jamaican dance crews.  Her passion for dancehall is what drives her to spread this style to everyone.

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ashley garland / #STEPOWT

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Ashley Garland is the director of Step Owt, a unique program designed to help develop a student's individuality and creativity within a group setting. The primary goal is to create self confidence, self discipline, and self esteem within the process of learning the Art of Stepping. The aim is to inspire each student to step it up as an individual, and then to step out as a team. In addition, each student within this program will encounter the knowledge of other cultures, and encouragement to participate in college, Sororities, and Fraternities as active role models. Continuing, the program creates an understanding between what stepping has been in the past to what it is today. As a result, Step Owt creates unity between sister and brotherhoods in a series of performances and other positive events.

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STUDIO T URBAN DANCE ACADEMY

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Founded in 2005 by Ms. Tee, Studio T believes in the power of DANCE and using the arts to build confidence, bring hope, and open doors of opportunity in the lives of their youth and families. From dance to practical life workshops, the studio offer programs to build and empower.

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Lynnette Falls

Lynnette Falls began dancing at the age of five and has since learned various genres such as Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contempory, and Hip Hop. Over the years she has competed in numerous competitions, traveled internationally to share her passion of dance with others, and performed at numerous events throughout Sacramento. Lynnette has instructed classes at some of the most established and respected studios in the area and with over fifteen years of teaching experience, she is excited about bringing dance fitness to the California National Day of Dance! 

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FRESH MEADOW DANCE / SOUL OF DANCE ART ENSEMBLE

As part of the Soul of Dance Art Ensemble, Fresh Meadow Dance was founded in August 2014 in Sacramento to teach girls how to perform Chinese Classical Dance and to introduce traditional Chinese Culture.

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BLYUEROSE DANCE PROJECT

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The Blyuerose Dance Project is a community based dance project, changing the world...one dancer at a time!

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natomas charter school / blackrock dance company

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The mission of the Natomas Charter School's Performing and Fine Arts Academy is to prepare 6th - 12th grade students with strong personal interests in the arts to successfully pursue entry into an institute of higher learning and/or a career in the performing and fine arts by channeling their unique skills and talents through an intense, integrated academic and arts program which focuses on a whole-person developmental approach to learning in unity with high academic and artistic standards.

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Geno LOBato / step 1 Dance and Fitness

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Geno Lobato is a Hip Hop Choreographer/Dancer, and Personal Trainer at Step 1 Dance and Fitness in Sacramento.  He began dancing at the age of six, and eventually shifted to teaching with his launch of Show Biz Kid Productions in Sacramento in 1990, and continued with Get Fit Dance and Fitness Productions. His performing experience is extensive, including being the back-up dancer for inspiritional rapper T-Bone on nationwide tours, as an opening act for such hip-hop groups as The Roots, NAS and DED Prez, and touring with Soul Sonic Force and Afrika Bambaataa. With the assistance of Sacramento School Districts, Geno developed after school programs for elementary and high schools in dance, health and fitness, and volunteering his time mentoring troubled teens while performing with dance groups to encourage area youth to become involved in community endeavors. Geno offers informational and motivational speeches in diet, health and fitness while sharing his passion for dance.

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Elizabeth anderson / scot dance sacramento

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Elizabeth Anderson is a teacher and competitive dancer with Scot Dance Sacramento, a community of Scottish Highland Dance teachers and dancers in the Sacramento area. Highland Dance is a combination of strength, agility, and cultural history. Exciting and energetic, Scottish dancing combines a unique experience for all levels of dancers. Danced to traditional bagpipe music and performed in a variety of costumes including kilts, this art form is a combination of power and technique that is gratifying not only to watch but to participate in.

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