Mayila has studied dance at Ballet Met Academy in Columbus, Ohio for seven years upon moving to Washington, D.C. She attend George Mason University acquiring a BFA in Music Performance with a minor in dance studies. In the metropolitan area, Mayila has studied ballet and modern dance at the Washington Ballet for four years and has continued those studies at George Mason University. Formally a contemporary dance teacher at the Metropolitan School of the Arts, Mayila is now looking for a more flexible teaching schedule.
Mayila is a native of Columbus, Ohio and has studied classical voice with premiere vocal instructors including Dr. Mary Jane Ayers of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Dr. Kathryn Hearden of George Mason University. She is currently studying music obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts of Classical Music Performance at George Mason University. Mayila has taught at Metropolitan School of the Arts, Joy of Dance, and has taught many students through takelessons. She is currently voluntarily teaching students at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington and is performing locally in the metropolitan area. Mayila has had the opportunity to perform with legends such as Patti LaBelle and Earth, Wind, and Fire at the Kennedy Center and has also performed with Maroon 5 and Sara Bareilles at ...
Basis of centering the body for performance of various techniques
Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance and Event Productions. Music is the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We naturally expose our children to music and ignite their awareness to stimulate learning practices within. As a hobby or passion we discover the connections to all the similar disciplines, such as, science and mathematics. How to keep time, the ruler of motion in music. Learn the basics of the music language and idioms of Jazz. How to create melody, the syntax of song. inspiration of effective practice. Basics of Improvisation or Composition. ************************************************************ Native of Washington, D.C. began at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in family church choirs and ...
Stepping is a kinetic dance form that uses the body as a percussive instrument to make music.
One-on-One time to perfect choreography and polish routines.
Learn the basics of stepping.
Learn to master choreography.
Learn to choreograph steps.
Coaching Tumbling since 1996 Coaching Cheerleading since 2000 Coaching Stepping since 2000 Teaching Screenwriting since 2007 MFA Film, 2008 BA English and Journalism, 2004 Former Junior Creative Executive at the Syfy Channel in Development and Current Production Performed and Taught Stepping in Step Afrika! Ensemble member in the First National Tour of the Broadway show Ghost the Musical
I am a full-time professional dancer who has performed nationally and internationally including the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, DC's City Rhythms Festival, the VelocityDC Festival, as well as others. In my dance lessons, students will strengthen their technique, creativity, individuality and showmanship through a warm-up, movement activities, and challenging movement combinations. Students will increase their knowledge and physical vocabulary and leave each lesson a better dancer, performer and person. In the midst of learning students will also be required to have fun! I am able to teach ballet, modern, jazz, step and gumboot dancing.
Briana has enjoyed teaching since she was a teaching assistant at her high school dance studio. Since then she has taught students within Washington DC Public Schools, the University of Michigan Recreation Center, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Morton Street Dance Center, District Dance Arts, as well as many other studios and non-profit organizations. Teaching allows her to express herself, pass on her knowledge and experiences and inspire students to develop their technique, creativity, individuality and showmanship. There is never a dull moment in Briana’s classes! Her specific classes and lesson plans are catered to specific age groups from Pre-K to adults. They consist of engaging movement activities, warm-up, and complex movement combinations. She is an energetic and patient ...
Over 20 years experience acting, writing, directing, and producing films and theatrical stage plays. My mission is to inspire and develop your unique gift. Fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!
Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing/producing/directing/writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. Owner/Founder of the inspirational film, theater, and publishing company - Timeless Visual Works, LLC. Extensive knowledge and experience training aspiring and professional performers.
I can accommodate students learning for special events, competitions or just to have fun.
I teach dance to all levels and recently won the DC Dancing with the Stars Competition held at the Ritz Carlton in Tyson's in October 2014. I am happy to teach individuals and couples.
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