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Jazz Funk

Tashi | 5:30pm - 6:25 | Beginner

About Jazz Funk

Class Description:

Jazz Funk dance, a super-set of Jazz and influenced by the Hip Hop dance style. This style of dance is usually fast-paced pointed gestures and quick movements.  In this class, you will learn the basic knowledge of jazz foundations while learning quick pace combos emphasizing on feminism and intricate movements.

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Suggested Experience Needed:

0-8 months of experience months recommended

Related Classes:

Contemporary, Jazz Funk, Pop Jam, Reggaeton, K-Pop, Bollywood Funk, Waacking


Beg, Hip-Hop, Beg. Jazz. Students should have a basic understanding of Jazz and Hip-Hop Terminology.

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Meet Tashi

Instagram: @tashitheeterminator_

Tashi Cowan is a dancer and teacher who has diverse experience in multiple forms of performance arts.

A Marin County native, she received her first formal lesson in hip-hop at ten years old and has been hooked on dance ever since. She continued her dance education while studying for an Associate Degree in Dance Performance at College of Marin and performed in the 2010 dance productions ‘Signatures of Motion’ and ‘Dance Upon a Song’.

Tashi was recognized by the College of Marin Foundation with the Saragay Stetson Dance Scholarship, a competitive award recognizing outstanding talent within the department. She also has had musical theatre training performing with the Stapleton Theatre Company’s Rendition of “Fame” where she received the Rookie Award.

A graduate of San Francisco State University, she studied abroad in London, England and was a member of the Kingston Cougars Latin Dance Team from 2017-2018, which ranked 2nd and 3rd place for Best Latin Style Dance.

In 2015 she became certified a Zumba instructor and has taught classes at Energy Dance and Fitness in San Rafael, Bay Club, San Francisco and Marin County and Mt. Tam Racquet Club. She continues to train at Mood Studio, Rae Studios, and SF ODC Dance Commons in Heels Technique, Hip Hop and Jazz Funk.

She is constantly learning and growing as a dancer and a person and believes that to dance and being able bodied is a blessing.

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