Tamaira Sandifer, affectionately known to her students as Ms. Tee, began her journey with dance when she was five years old and hasn’t stopped since. Coming from a rich dance background rooting from the bay area, her style is infused with raw urban appeal that’s sprinkled with some more traditional styles. Of all forms, hip hop is her most favored. “Hip hop is less restrictive, more expressive
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Kyle Cordova, a former Studio T instructor, and now travels the world dancing and trickin'. He is a featured dance double for lead actor in Footloose remake, also featured in music videos with Chris Brown, and Rihanna. He's toured with Justin Bieber, and LMFAO. He just landed a national commercial with Samsung. These are just a few of his recent accomplishments.
Jonathan Rabon is living proof that dance creates dreams. As soon as he could walk, he was dancing. Jonathan began seriously training in 2005 at Sacramento’s ShowBiz productions. Later, he moved on to training with Studio T’s Sac Street Competition Team, where he was exposed to various conventions such as Monsters of Hip Hop and Hollywood Connection.
Jonathan’s style is a unique blend
Sam Niver stormed onto the break dancing scene at age 14. With only five years of training under his belt, he’s already won multiple recognitions. He’s trained with hip-hop dancer Ceaser Coloma and his crew Underground Flow. His style is a medley of power moves, top rocks, foot work, and traditional bboy/breakin’ moves. Sam is always mixing it up and putting a fresh spin on older, more
Katie Sullivan took to dancing when she was four years old, but it wasn’t until her high school years that she began to take dance seriously. During her high school years, she was exposed to ballroom training. In addition to the ballroom training, she has received seven years of dance training at the reputable Hawkins School of Performing Arts.
Katie’s specialties are jazz,
Amari Sandifer took her first steps into the dance world when she was only two years old. She has trained with Showbiz productions, Studio T Urban Dance Academy, and received hands on training from some of the top choreographers in the industry. Mia Michaels from the famed (So You Think You Can Dance), Brian Freedman (So You Think You Can Dance), Dave Scott (You Got Served, Stomp the Yard),
Amy tip toed into her first dance class at 4 years old. It was love at first step and she hasn’t looked back. She has really come full circle, as she now teaches ballet and tap to other 4 year olds. Amy sees little pieces of herself in her young students. “To teach the very class I started off in is a surreal experience for me.” Amy’s array of dance is broad and open. She’s trained in jazz,
Kiari Kirk dove into dance at 15 years old with nothing but raw talent. Kiari had no previous training before he joined “Sac Street” competitive hip hop dance team, and quickly rose to the top. He appreciates the competitive spirit of dance in the classroom and outside at competitions. With only 6 years of training under his belt, he’s already achieved a wealth of experience. From training