Anwar Berry aka A-SWITCH
A-SwiTCH is a professional hip-hop choreographer and full-time dance teacher with over 12 years of teaching experiences in Performing Arts within the New York City, NY-State, NJ, CT, and PA area, teaching & training student-dancers. Berry is from the island of Kingston, Jamaica, W.I. Berry, who resides in Queens, NY, studied dance & honing is skill and style while attending Blade Dance Academy, now called:
The Hip-Hop Conservatory www.hdcny.org under the tutelage of founder and Artistic Director: Safi A. Thomas. Berry gained dance education in music & dance theory. Berry received training in the significance of various techniques & more…During his time at ‘Blade,’ Berry also learned the basics in nutrition, anatomy, body conditioning, physiology and kinesiology. Berry moves into is 13th dance season teaching ages 5 to Adults.
A-SwiTCH professional history includes doing choreography/artist dance development work for music artist from Disney and various hip-hop & rnb major label artists. A-SwiTCH works closely with Paul Anthony of the legendary Grammy Award multiplatinum r&b/hip-hop Group: 'Full Force' www.fullforceworld www.palivelife.ning.com. ‘Full Force’ have written, produced, and mentored such artist as Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Black Eyed Peas, James Brown, Lisa Lisa, Jay-Z, Brittany Spears, Ashanti, Lil Kim, The BackStreet Boys, Justin Timberlake of NSYNC, and many more through stages of their music careers.
Berry’s street style of hip-hop is a very unique raw distinctive choreographic way of expression, fusing bits of other dance influences, styles and techniques in a mix to creative a technical style of choreographic movements, made fun for everyone to easily learn & follow. Class regimen varies per age group, includes various dance warm-up drills & fun dance challenges to aid in adapting to continuous movement while warming up the entire body. There follows a full body stretch to develop, improve or increase flexibility. Thereafter learning random dance combinations leading up to fun dance routines ranging from hip-hop (all levels) & advance beginner Break’n.
Take a peak: www.youtube.com/anwarberry