Guest Instructors

At DanZa, we are proud to have hosted and collaborated with the following artists and guest instructors, to bring our students immersive and diverse dance experiences.

 

Poster for Origins: Female Dancehall Workshop with Tawni Krystal

Tawni Krystal

Tawni joined us for our last Open House following which she hosted an amazing 2-hour workshop honouring the history of Jamaican Female Dancehall. Students learnt foundations, fun variations and awesome choreo — all in a safe, positive and encouraging environment. (more…)

Izo Dreamchaser

Isaac joined us for our last open house, following which he taught Afrobeats Choreo Workshop on Oct 28, 2018. Fast paced, intrinsic choreography and exquisite displays of musicality is what students experienced in this beginner friendly comprehensive 2-hour workshop taught by the one and only Izo Dreamchaser of AfroBeat Dance Vancouver.

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Boris (aka Bison)

Straight from Paris and of Cameroonian decent, Boris (aka Bison) is a seasoned Afrobeats instructor, dancer and DJ with a passion for creation and solo improvisation. Surrounded by music and dance since birth, Boris developed a strong interest for this craft from a very young age.

After years of using various dance forms (from Hip Hop to Salsa) to express himself, seek freedom and unwind, he decided to narrow his focus on the Afrobeats and Kizomba genres where he can share his passion with the world.

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Bhangralicious

Experience a dance workout like no other!

Our special Bollywood / Bhangra Cardio 6-Week Workshop Series with Amreen (aka @bhangralicious) will make you discover and embrace the vibrant music and culture of India!

Taught on Sundays 12-1pm from Feb. 24th to March 31st, 2019, this special series is meant to progressively teach you rhythms, specific steps and combos that will challenge you, while offering you a full body workout.  

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Ab and Saya

DanZa Productions partnered up with Kiztopia – Vancouver Urbankiz Weekender to offer a Progressive UrbanKiz Workshop on Saturday, March 17th from 12-2pm.

Ab Kizz has won 2 gold medals in UrbanKiz & SensualKiz at the 2018 North American Kizomba Olympiads. Our students had the perfect opportunity to learn about UrbanKiz from the electrifying Saya & Ab, who taught the basic steps in the first hour and intermediate variations in the second hour. (more…)

Kleen Prinz

Our last summer workshop, “Up and Running” Dancehall Aerobics Weekend offered students a unique immersive experience into Dancehall culture. Special guest instructor and Jamaican artist Orlando, aka Kleen Prinz gave students lessons in the roots, and grooves of Dancehall music and dance. The DanZa Productions team is pleased that those who joined us got their fitness moves to improve health, achieve mental clarity and heighten body awareness.

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