Teen Hip Hop (11+ Years)

This class is taught by:

Lindsay Larson

Originally from Parker, Colorado, Lindsay Rae began her intensive dance training at Colorado School of Dance. She holds her B.F.A in Dance Performance from the University of Wyoming. She is pursuing a career in Pilates fitness and education and is certified as a Stott Pilates Instructor, and continues her reformer certification through Balanced Body. In addition to performance and choreography Lindsay has been trained in the art of Stage Lighting Design and was recently the resident Master Electrician for the 60th season of Snowy Range Summer Theatre. Lindsay teaches Pilates at Dancers' Workshop.

Luke Zender

Luke Zender is a Jackson native. A gymnast his entire life, Luke made the transition to dance at age 18 after an injury prevented him from continuing in gymnastics. He has trained with Debbie Allen Dance Academy and Panacea Performing Arts in Los Angeles. He also attended Peridance’s Conservatory Ballet program in New York City. Luke is a Contemporary Dance Wyoming member and instructs youth hip hop and adult modern and hip hop at Dancers' Workshop.

Michaela Ellingson

Michaela is a Jackson Hole native and Dancers’ Workshop alum. She received her BF from the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, graduating magma cum laude and her MA from London Contemporary Dance School. She has danced with CDW and Hole Dance Films in Jackson, Edge Postgraduate Company, MCDC, Bittersuite and Flavour and Some in London and The Purchase Dance Company and JUNTOS Collective while in New York, as well as creating her own work along the way. She became certified to teach Pilates from the Art of Science and Contrology Full Apparatus Program in New York and has taught Pilates in various studios and fitness centers in London and Jackson. She has always loved to move and aims to inspire others to move as well.
Hip-Hop is a blend of older and current high-energy "street style" movement typically performed to today''s popular music. It explores locking, popping, and breaking while sometimes including percussive steps and house or club dancing as well as incorporating positive elements in the culture. Classes start off with a basic warm-up, then continue with a hip-hop combination or focus style