Born and raised in Los Angeles and New Orleans, Tricia was exposed to dance and music at an early age. She grew up in a family who worked with and were luminaries in the entertainment industry. She grew up around dance and music from as far she can remember from the age of 3 playing violin, dancing Zulu, Mapouka African dance styles and tap from and with her family. She later trained in tap, jazz, and ballet while continuing African traditional and African Diaspora dance styles.
Putting Twerking and Fitness on the Map in Seattle
Tricia moved to Europe to attend college, studying Aerospace Engineering, Math and English completing her Bachelors and Masters, teaching tap, Zulu and Mapouka traveling and dancing her way throughout Europe, the Caribbean and Africa, as well as choreographing parades and dancing at European music festivals. She then taught high school and college math and English in the Netherlands, returning home to the United States in 2008 where she continued working as a high school educator.
Classes with Tricia
This is a sampling of the usual classes Tricia holds at the studio. For a full schedule of classes and start dates for specific sessions, visit www.seattletwerkshop.com
Afrobeats – Wednesdays 6pm
Afrobeat Fitness workout is designed to be easy to learn and guarantees to improve performance, fitness level, and a healthier lifestyle. Have fun, burn calories, learn new moves, and listen to the fabulous music all at the same time! Learn new moves to use on the dance floor from the continent too!
Seattle Twerkshop – Saturdays 9am
The class features dance cardio set to the hottest beats to make every day like Mardi Gras! Have fun and get fit while sculpting your abs, arms, legs, and butt for a complete full-body workout! Come prepared to sweat and dance like never before and burn up to 1000+ calories!
Online class registration HERE.
Call 206 240 8153 for additional information
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