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Tia Aiono

Hip Hop

Tia Aiono is native to Salt Lake City, UT. She has been dancing since childhood and continues to teach and choreograph all over Utah. She specializes in Hip Hop styles including waacking, jazz funk, house and vogue. She is the Waacking Coordinator for professional all-styles performing company Underground Crew and creator and director of hip hop competitive team Kinetic Blend. Tia is the hip hop instructor for Pioneer Performing Arts Academy and also a choreographer for Millennium Dance Complex SLC, an extension from LA. She has performed in multiple professional stage shows, including several Underground Crew productions and Boise State Shades of Black. Performed many commercial events including opening for Twista, Summer Jam, Mountain Dew Tour and professional sporting events. Film work includes Lindsey Stirling's "Moon Trance" music video and IKUNA apparel fall/winter 2013 promotional. Tia also enjoys freestyle battling. Some of her favorite accomplishments include winner of UWD contemporary battle 2013 (UT), Waackfest 2013 semi-finals (LA) and Bloc Party 2013 finals (CO). Tia prides her work on bringing awareness of hip hop foundations to the studio world, and creating an environment for her students to release full creative self expression.

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9119 S Monroe Plaza Way
Sandy, UT 84070
Just off I-15
Next to Classic Fun Center
Phone: 801.566.6222

Director: Melanie Pike
Phone: 801.884.7464
Email: melanie@emotiondance.com