Tatiana Desardouin

Tatiana Desardouin

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Of Haitian origin, born and raised in Switzerland, Tatiana Desardouin is a professional dancer, dance instructor, choreographer, and event organizer. She holds a Master’s Degree as an Adult Educator. She has won several competitions in Switzerland and abroad (Italy, Denmark, Canada, France), had the opportunity to dance in Bercy in Paris for the world finals of Juste Debout in the House category in 2010, and has been selected in Paris for the finals in Hip-Hop and House categ...read more

Class Descriptions

Foundations Series

“Technique within your groove” - a teaching method developed by Tatiana Desardouin

The idea is to preserve a rhythmic flow (groove) of the body, according to a music, and to incorporate technical tools (using foundations and technics). The dancer uses his natural movements with more control, or in other words, with more consciousness of his body. This method pushes the dancers to develop their coordination and rhythm: playing with two body parts and moving on two different rhythms simultaneously, for instance. This will feel unnatural, but the goal is to be fluid, remain organic, and to keep ‘grooving’ within those physical and technical difficulties.  This allows for more freedom in one’s musicality and freestyle without losing the essence of those styles.


BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.


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