Nico Major

Breakdance & Graffiti Art teacher

Based in
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Across Scotland, UK-wide and beyond
Nico Major | Breakdance & Graffiti Art teacher

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I have been a Hip Hop practitioner since 1997.

Bboy/Hip Hop/Break Dancer aka "DR. BEAT" [Flying Jalapenos / The Master Craftsmen]

Aerosol/Graffiti/Street Artist aka "DUST" [EDGE23 Arts]

I have performed, competed, created and taught across the UK and beyond.

for full story see my web link to.....
www.theFWDthinkers.com

Group Classes

Breakdance (Adult 14+)

From The Bronx to The Burgh, Breakdance has come a long way since the early 1970s. Here we will retrace the evolution of this dynamic dance form, starting with the early Block Party ‘foundation’ steps and progressing right through classic footwork patterns, floor tricks and spins to funky freezes. Alongside routines and ‘combos’ you will soon discover your own freestyle flow to “bust a groove” on the dance floor.ing each dancer to find their own free style.

Wear comfortable loose clothing, indoor trainers and bring plenty of water!

see www.dancebase.co.uk for further info

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Dance Base - National Centre for Dance
Location: 
14-16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Mondays 5-6pm
Rates: 
see www.dancebase.co.uk for current costs

Educational history

Bboy Foundation (teacher training)

Dates: 
December, 2007
Institution: 
Breakin Convention
I was one of about 15 people in the UK who were fortunate enough to receive certified intensive teacher training in Bboy Foundation as part of the very first 'The Pioneers' Hip Hop dance teacher training programme run by Breakin Convention (International Hip Hop Dance Festival) I was trained by legendary pioneer Bboy, KEN SWIFT (7 Gems/Rock Steady Crew) who is often described as 'the epitome of a Bboy' and has been dancing, competing, performing and evolving the artform since about 1975

Art & Design - First Year Studies

Dates: 
September, 2001 - January, 2003
Institution: 
Edinburgh College Of Art

Art & Design - Foundation Certificate

Dates: 
August, 2000 - June, 2001
Institution: 
The Leith School Of Art
I was lucky enough to be able to study at the exclusive and world famous, Leith School Of Art

Breakdance & other Hip Hop dance styles

Dates: 
September, 1997 - July, 2000
Institution: 
Freshmess
I originally learned Breakdance and other original Hip Hop dance styles from Freshmess (Dance Company) from 1997 - 2000. I initially trained with the company weekly and eventually apprenticed with them as a dance teacher and performer, touring extensively across Scotland. I was also mentored by Archie "ARCHERIO" Easton (Glasgow City Breakers/Freshmess/The Cuban Brothers) and also by Julian "DISCO JOE" Pipsky (70's/80's Disco dance champ).

CSYS (Art & Design) - B

Dates: 
August, 1997 - June, 1998
Institution: 
SQA

Highers - A A A B B B

Dates: 
August, 1996 - June, 1998
Institution: 
SQA

Standard Grades - 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2

Dates: 
August, 1994 - June, 1996
Institution: 
SQA

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


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