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Janine Micheletti (also known as J9) is a native New Yorker and street fusion choreographer. She graduated from SUNY Purchase’s School of Art & Design with a concentration in photography. Thereafter, she has spent most of her professional life as a visual artist and accomplished textile designer. In 2009, she began taking dance classes again as a hobby. The art form quickly enraptured her as it did as a child, and since she has pursued it with fierce aban...read more
Janine’s class is built to not only learn steps but to understand and enjoy the freedom of street specific styles. Janine starts out with a warm up consisting of various grooves, isolations, stretching, and core strengthening exercises. For a more beginner level class, she will drill foundations that will be seen later in the combination. When the class does move into the combination portion, it will usually have a focus for that particular class…whether it be a feeling she wants conveyed, stylistic execution, or just having fun… She believes in her students’ understanding all aspects of the dance. She hopes to instill integrity of movement in a supportive and open atmosphere.
Children and Teens: Hip-Hop