Hip hop as cultural movement originated in the streets of Bronx during the early 1970s. Hip Hop spread across the country during the mid 1980s and early 1990s receiving widespread mainstream success building on a foundation of musical innovation seldom seen. Hip Hop incorporates different elements of art like DJing, rapping, B-boying and graffiti art. Today Hip Hop is as mainstream as any other music genre and dance form. The movement has seen considerable change and evolution since its inception and has become a global phenomenon. To this day, hip hop continues to be a dominant force influencing the culture around the world.
Came explore Hip Hop and street dance in our exhilarating class that will teach kids the basics of the dance form in a fun and engaging way.
Materials Needed: Comfortable Dancing Sneakers, and Clothes (Lose Shirt, Jogging Pants etc.)
Neil Russell Bilon
Neil is an internationally recognized dancer with years of experience teaching to different age groups in varied dance styles. He has taught Hip Hip, Funk, B-boying and Lyrical Choreography. He has taught children of all age groups in dance academies in the Philippines, Singapore and Hong Kong as a dance teacher and as the Director of Programs. He was also the Rhythm Conductor for Guinness World Record Breaking Event where 188 Choir members played 188 Gongs. He is also affiliated to Team Package Makers (2 time VIBE Ph Champions), Legit Status Philippines ( Hip Hop International Gold Medal Winners 2019) and Soulstice Philippines (R16 South East Asia Finalist). He can’t wait to share his passion for dance.
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