Born and raised in Miami Florida, Janaye Thurston’s love for dance started when she began performing with her local church. Her passion for the arts grew as she became involved with her community dance team, leading to her enrollment in a dance magnet program and her schools’ band dance line.
Janaye was later accepted to the renown New World School of the Arts as a Dance major. She however received an opportunity to be a part of the Miami Heat Dance Team and made the decision to pursue her dream as a professional dancer. This was only the beginning of her thriving career as a performer. Janaye’s talent opened doors to touring the world with well-known artists like Luis Fonsi and Yandel, following into her recent relocation to Los Angeles, California. Learning and appreciating the importance of freedom within movement and the body, she yearns to share her love of dance and the beauty of what the partnership between music and the body can allow for the mind.
)) Hot Hot Miami Moves
Dance, dance, dance! This class is a party that will make you sweat as your body takes a journey into the steamy, sexy Miami dance scene. Learn the movements, musicality, and rhythms that make these dance forms so irresistible. This isn’t a class obsessed with technical perfection, it is all about movement and joy — leave your judgey-mind at home and come get happy!
Some of the dance forms we will explore include reggae, hip hop, booty bounce, and self-love sexy.