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Shannon Atkins moved to New York four years ago from Australia, and since then her talent and passion for dance has led her to travel throughout the US, UK, Europe, Canada, Mexico and Australia regularly judging and setting award-winning choreography and company repertoire. Most recently Shannon taught at the Victorian Dance Festival in Melbourne, Australia alongside Travis Wall as the US representatives.
She is a coach for the USA D...read more
Shannon conducts an engergetic, upbeat class that concentrates on developing strong jazz technique. Her warmup is designed to help with correct placement, flexibility, and overall strength to give the dancer a solid foundation for jazz dance. Her across-the-floor is a fusion of elements that focus on technique and style and she loves to teach combinations that are “classic” jazz, allowing dancers to focus on their attack and clean lines. Her fun, upbeat routines will not only get your blood pumping, but will also help with picking up choreography, which is necessary in all forms of dance.