Contemporary Jazz / Jumps & Turn
Madelin Braun has been dancing since early childhood, training in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, and a variety of other techniques. She began teaching at her home studio in the Central Valley of California at 15. In addition to her teaching, she participated rigorously in the studio’s Competition Teams by traveling, performing, and competing all over California. In 2012, she relocated to San Francisco to attend San Francisco State University, earning a minor in Dance. While attending SF State, she dove deeper into her dance training, participated in several Student Choreography Showcases, served as a member of the University Dance Theater Company 2014-2015 and as Student Dance Alliance VP 2014-2015. She has been teaching Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz, and Jazz Funk at a variety of studios and summer camps around the Bay Area since 2013 and received a Choreography award at a local competition Dupree Dance in 2017. During the pandemic Madelin has been an integral part of choreographing and directing performance showcases and studio management.
Madelin continues to train and teach dance throughout the Bay Area with the philosophy that learning is lifelong and everyone can dance. Her classes are structured through strength training, sharing of knowledge in technique and understanding your own body to let it guide your learning.