Faculty Profile Ana Lollipop Sanchez

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    Ana Lollipop Sanchez

    Ana Lollipop Sanchez

    Locking

    Biography:



    World renowned dancer and star of the groundbreaking iconic, hip-hop culture films Breakin’ and Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo, and Locking & Punking/Posing/Whacking pioneer, Ana “Lollipop” Sanchez is a specialty choreographer, a proven dance educator, a true pioneer in urban dance culture, and an unrivaled source of inspiration for dancers all over the world. A natural born performer, this hot-blooded Puerto Rican-Italian possesses an unparalleled love for dance and music. Love, passion and emotional spirit are three elements that define Ana “Lollipop Sanchez.

    Her parents were a constant inspiration being Salsa dancers this was Ana’s first style she encountered then soul dance moves from the mid 60’s also swing and two step from American Bandstand following with Soul Train in the 1970’s. Ana was not only passionate about learning the latest dance moves; she was determined to be one of the best that ever rocked the dance floor.

    In the 1970’s Ana had the privilege of witnessing The Lockers for the first time and learned first-hand from the original members of The Lockers, other dance pioneers from Orange County like Deputy & Alpha and a plethora of Punking/Posing/Whacking originators for her were Tinker, Andrew, Arthur, Billy

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