Bgirl & Bboy Academy
is a Hip Hop School of Breakdance.
We are an educational center for all elements of Hip Hop.
The Academy was founded in 1993.
We have conducted positive Hip Hop youth programs
in Dallas, Los Angeles, Seattle and now in Oakland.
SPYDER-BOTS: 5 Year Old Crew B-cuz 5 year olds LOve breakin.
They are a trip, sometimes you wonder who is teaching who.
This session deals with taking turns, knowing when its time to end their set,
avoid dragging feet, knees and bottom when dancing, holding freezes, introducing new moves, polishing off moves they naturally have, and honing motor skills.
YOUTH KIDS CREW
The school of cool.
Build Confidence, Strength, Agility, Coordination, Creativity, Rhythm, and STYLE.
The class is 1.5 Hours. We warm up, play movement games,
dissect breakdance moves, learn foundation, freestyle concepts, Power-moves,
work with partners, battle each other, and work on shows.
We perform around town and enter competitions as a school.
Kids have fun, build skills, get prizes, and make friends.
See pics @ Kids Gallery
Fridays 5pm to 6:30
BBOY SCIENCE NIGHT
Less about choreography, more about rhythm drills, physical training,
drilling out concepts and variations of movement, analyzing style,
and understanding the context and history of Bboying within Hip Hop.
The teaching method is progressive from easy to difficult.
We end out with a big open freestyle cypher
Ages 11 and up
Fridays 7pm -10ish
PIONEER GUEST INSTRUCTORS
We invite Pioneers and Legends to conduct workshops, master classes,
and to lead the circles on Friday Science Night.
OPEN FORUM SESSIONS
A session for advanced dancers in the scene who already have experience and want to UP their game or train for competition. These sessions are a forum for advanced dancers to share, analyze, and document knowledge, teaching methods, mechanics, dynamics, etc.
SECRET BATTLE TRAINING
Call ahead, location of class may change based on special events
Please check out our calendar section for the classes, training sessions, events, etc.