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Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Alan "Killawatts" Watson has been dancing since he was 13, when he started popping, waving, and gliding. His aspirations and academic aptitude brought him to New York City at the age of 18. During his early years as an undergrad at NYU, he flourished in dance, learning street styles, co-founding E.P.I.C. Motion Dance Company, and landing his first teaching job at 19.
Always a gifted freestyle dancer, Alan continued to study Hip-...read more
This class focuses on the foundation of locking, one of the most animated and energetic styles of funk dancing. Students will be introduced to the basic movements and characters in locking as well as opportunities to make this dance their own. As is the case with all of Alan's classes, emphasis will be learning HOW to approach, execute and excel in the style. After the initial warm up, students will review foundational steps and variations, ultimately leading into the combination.