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Nijawwon Matthews is a Resident teacher/choreographer for The Joffrey Ballet School based in New York City. Mr. Matthews is also a faculty teacher and dancer for TOKYOTHECCOMPANY under the direction of Kevin “Tokyo” Inouye & Alisha Lorraine Captain. Starting as a gymnast, Matthews has trained in many dance techniques including; Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Hip-Hop. Inspired by solid training and early achievements, Nijawwon has been motivated to pursue his interest in dance ...read more
Class focuses on using the breath to guide the dancers through the fluid phrasing using circulation, undulation, and spiral throughout the body. Along with helping the artists understand dynamics, musicality, phrasing, flexibility, moving through space and emotional intentions, Mr. Matthews also explains and demonstrations how to work anatomically correct so the artist(s) can have the confidence and freedom to express their artistic voice.