Faculty Profile Dan Lai

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    Dan Lai

    Dan Lai



    Dan Lai was born and raised in New York, NY. He started dancing when he was as teenager and fell in love right away. With the opportunity to train with top choreographers in the industry, he experimented with various styles, including contemporary, jazz, street jazz and hip hop. He has taken what he's learned and fused the different styles together to create his own unique movement. Dan has had the privilege to present his work in a few shows including Jared Grime’s Run the Night and Sybarite at the Highline Ballroom, 8 in Show at Dixon Place and WAXworks at Triskelion Arts and RAW Brooklyn at Brooklyn Bazaar. He’s also traveled around Europe, teaching in places like Sweden and Switzerland. Most recently, he’s been featured in Dance Teacher Magazine.

    Class Description:

    Dan's class is a cumulation of different styles that he's learned throughout his dance career and fusing them together to create a unique blend of movement. From street jazz to contemporary, students are encouraged to develop their artistry based on the various styles that are taught in class. Each class starts out with a cardio warm up and a core workout to wake up the body and prepare for the class combination. This class aims to challenge the mind and body with a fusion many dance styles.