Tal Iozef aka BIZ-R aka Falafel Lock — A true ambassador of West Coast flavor. Coming from Vancouver, Canada, Tal's intrinsic style has enabled him to teach and perform all over the world.
In 2002 he co-founded one of the illest dance crews to come out of Canada, "Over The Influence" who has rocked the stage, film and television. Since then he has been busy enjoying an amazing career which enabled him to have worked with artist such as The Roots, Montell Jordan, K-OS, Vanilla Ice, Back Eyed Peas just to name a few. As well he has performed in such theater shows as Cirque du Soleil's show LOVE and Jabbawockeez show Mus.i.C.
Tal's unique choreography originates from a background in boogaloo, locking, house and old/new school hip hop. This OTI co-founder continues to bless the international dance community with fresh innovative style.
Beyond the movement, whether it is teaching a sea of students or performing for thousands of people, Tal executes everything with meticulous care and precision. It is qualities such as these that make him a favorite among students and colleagues.