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Pavan Thimmaiah Teaches a 3-Step into a Freeze

September 1, 2016 by

Pavan Thimmaiah is a self-taught hip-hop dancer and breaker from Staten Island. He founded PMT Dance Studio in New York City in 2001. Here, he teaches the 3-step, a fundamental down-rock move that builds the … Continue reading

Pavan Thimmaiah: How I Teach Breaking

August 31, 2016 by

By Rachel Caldwell

Peter Brandenhoff Teaches A Bournonville Grand Jeté

August 2, 2016 by

Peter Brandenhoff is on faculty at Ballet Arts and The Ailey School, where he teaches the technique of 19th-century Danish choreographer August Bournonville. Here, he teaches the Bournonville grand jeté, a signature step in the … Continue reading

Peter Brandenhoff: How I Teach Bournonville

July 29, 2016 by

By Rachel Rizzuto

Tamii Sakurai Teaches an Irish Step

July 1, 2016 by

Tamii Sakurai joined the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Youth Ensemble as a founding member in 2006. Now, she’s rehearsal director for the program, and she’s completed ATDF’s Tap Teacher Training Certificate Program. Here, … Continue reading

Tamii Sakurai: How I Teach Tap

July 1, 2016 by

By Rachel Caldwell