Usually at the start of the year I would have posted an update to all the hip hop dance classes I recommend in the Bay Area. But as weâ€™ve all experienced, the start of this year was not normal and I every time I would try to write about joyful dance experiences, it was just hard.Continue reading
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I wanna take a dance class but I don’t wanna get COVID-19. Don’t worry. I gotchoo.
Choreo above is from the fantastic James Washington As you may already know, I’m obsessed with dance. Specificaly hip hop dance. I typically take 1-3 classes a week. It’s a regular thing my body needs and it’s been lovely. This becomes complicated when COVID-19 hit my city and I am now forced to abstain for… Continue reading
Where to learn hip hop dancing in the Bay Area – 2019
Updated 2021 list taking into account COVID-19 is here. So. You want to learn hip hop dancing. Cool. Youâ€™ve come to the right place. I personally have taken a ton of hip hop classes in the Bay Area and very likely have come across a class you will adore. Interested in learning femme fierce choreo… Continue reading
August 2015 Flash Mob at The Tradesman
8.9.2015 SF Flash Mob from Elaine A on Vimeo.
San Francisco Pride Parade 2015
Dancing for 10 miles definitely hurts your body. But oh the joy it brings to your soul. San Francisco Pride Parade 2015 – Dancing with Salesforce from Elaine A on Vimeo.
Singing in the Rain – More like freezing in the city
On April 19, myself and a bunch of beautiful + talented dancers helped a dude surprise his girlfriend with a flash mob proposal. It went really well. She said yes. Looking at the videos and the pictures I barely remember how freezing cold we were on performance day. Seriously, it was icy cold and the… Continue reading
Yet Another Place to Whip Your Hair Around Uforia Studios Nob Hill
Each month I’ve been trying to find a teacher I’ve never taken a class from before. Not because my current playlist of teachers are boring, far from it. They’re amazing. But I find that when I take a class from someone I’ve never taken before, my dancing gets better. I’m forced to learn a new… Continue reading
Hip Hop Dancing in the Bay Area
I recently saw this dance video shared in my FB and thought “hmmm how difficult would it be to make that?” Well if you’re me with tons of video footage of oneself dancing it’s not that hard. You figure we’re dancing on an 8 count. It’s actually really easy to sync things. The song is… Continue reading
Whatâ€™s it like to dance with B1A4?
Itâ€™s as amazing as you think it would be. On Friday October 10, 2014 there were three considerably big things happening in downtown SF. Fleet Week. President Obama was visiting. B1A4 surprise flash mob. First two items most people knew about. But that last item was only known by very few people. MnetÂ commissioned SF Flash… Continue reading
Start your day with bass bass bass
Remember the movie Groove? It’s basically about one night at an underground SF rave. I loved it. It had dancing, Digweed, and it just seemed to capture alot of the joys and ridiculousness of raves. I didn’t go to raves. Sadly I wasn’t hooked up into that culture. However, I danced in clubs ALOT in… Continue reading