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Hip-Hop: Open Style

Fountine | 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM | Int/Adv

About Hip-Hop: Open Style

Class Description:

Open style choreography uses different elements of Hip-Hop, such as but not limited to, grooves, popping, waving, and waacking.  Students will learn to stylize there movement with different textures, and dynamic. This class will challenge and push your choreography retention and increase your performance quality.


Suggested Footwear:

Sneakers


Suggested Experience Needed:

2 or more years of experience recommended or 6-8 weeks of Int. Hip-Hop. Dancers should have a healthy understanding of basic Hip-Hop terminology, and understand musicality


Related Classes:

Jazz Funk, Pop Jam, Reggaeton, K-Pop, Bollywood Funk, Waacking, House Fundamentals

Prerequisite:

6-8 weeks of Int. Hip-Hop. Dancers should have a healthy understanding of basic Hip-Hop terminology, and understand musicality.

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Meet Fountine

Instagram: @waterfountine


Born and raised in the Bay Area, Fountine Zhao (she/her) began her dance journey in the collegiate level dance competition scene in 2017. She is an alumni of One Collective Dance Team, Common Ground, and Tribe Called Groove. She is currently on 1Up Crew, which is based in Oakland. She’s competed in many competitions in NorCal and SoCal, including Complex, World of Dance Bay Area, Bridge, Vibe, Fusion, Ultimate Brawl, and Body Rock.

During the pandemic, she had the privilege to train in online dance intensive programs, such as The Drop Gen Series, Ethos, and ABBD. While she studied abroad in South Korea for a year and a half, she also trained with different Kpop industry professionals at various dance academies, including Just Jerk Academy and YGX.

Inspired by all the different artists she crossed paths throughout her dance journey, she strives to bring her most authentic self to all dance spaces while perfecting the quality of her craft, movement and mindset-wise.

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