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GIANNA ALAMANOU

Gianna works as a professional dancer since 2005 and is a professional dance teacher since 2009. She has studied Afro Brazilian, African, modern, contemporary and classical dance at the side of well-known teachers, as well as anatomy and music.

Σε Ελλάδα και εξωτερικό έχει παρακολουθήσει σεμινάρια χορογραφίας,σωματικού θεάτρου και αφρικάνικου,σύγχρονου και μοντέρνου χορού. Διδάσκει αφροβραζιλιάνικο χορό,modern jazz,σύγχρονο,ενδυνάμωση & ευλιγισία και afro fusion . . She has attended seminars on choreography, physical theater, African, contemporary and modern dance in Greece and abroad. She teaches Afro Brazilian dance, modern jazz, Afro fusion, contemporary dance, strength and stretch. She has participated to various performances as a choreographer and/or dancer. Some of her most recent works include: Before & Jazz – May 2015 (kinesiology-dancing-acting), theatrical document Obinrin – June 2015 (direction-choreography-dancing), Athens Video Dance-Femme-work in progress G. Karounis – December 2015 (dancing-choreography), Fos-Liquid Dancetheater L. Efstathiou – May 2016 (dancing), Tribal Caravan-Gipsies in Madnessland – May 2016 (choreography-dancing), Femme G. Karounis M. Kakogiannis Foundation – June 2016 (dancing-choreography), Promitheus Desmotes – September 2016 (dancing), I Magia ton Oneiron February-April 2017 (choreography-dancing), Music in Motion – May 2017 (dancing). Moreover, Gianna has organized dance workshops in cultural events, such as the Cultural Camp of the Municipality of Astritsi, Crete – Afro Fusion workshop (2015 and 2016), River Party – Fusion Dance workshop (2016).

ERIFILI NIKOLAKOPOULOU

Erifili is involved with Tribal Fusion since 2003. She has attended seminars with Rachel Brice, Sharon Kihara, Zoe Jakes and others. Her teacher and main influence is Mira Betz. Her personal fusion style combines the dances she loves: Flamenco, Odissi and Graham. In her technique she uses the methods she teaches: Yoga and Feldenkreis Method. She has earned a yoga diploma with scholarship from the Kripalu Center in the USA and she studied the Feldenkreis method with scholarship in Switzerland. She has participated in various festivals in Greece (Vyronas, Lycabettus) and abroad (Oerol, Bansko). From 2007 until 2011 she was a member of the musical group Palyrria You can also visit her personal site : AtomYoga

RANIA TRACHIOTI

Rania, born in Athens in January 1993, started dancing at a really early age, since she started taking ballet classes at the age of 3, while later she studied modern and contemporary dance. In 2011 she gets involved with street dance styles and joins the street dance group Adagio Crew. In 2012 she discovers Dancehall after a dance trip to Paris. She has attended various workshops and seminars with Jamaican and European teachers, such as the Big Up Dancehall Camp in France and the Stand Up Dancehall Camp in Sweden. Moreover, she has participated and stand out in battles in Greece as well as abroad: finals Tune It Up Festival 2014, 2015 and 2016, semi final Watchi Wyah Dancehall Event 2016, semi final and quarter final Stand Up Dancehall Camp 2016 (Sweden). In September 2014 she sets up her own Dancehall crew, named Lion’s Soul Dancehall Crew. With her crew Rania participates in competitions, events, performances and organises her own Dancehall parties. Rania has collaborated with many musicians and DJ’s; she has danced at the reggae dancehall festival Bolivar in 2016 as well as the Secret Sound Festival 2016 in Skyros and she has participated in video clips and performances alone and with her crew. Moreover, she has stood out in other battles, such as semi finals in the all style battle Breaking Bad and in the Hip Hop Festival with Joseph Go. As a member of Adagio Crew she has won the first place in street style competitions in 2012 and 2013, as well as the 4th place in the street dance contest Bounce 2013 in Salonika.

XENIA STATHOULI

Xenia was born in Athens and she studies Mathematics. Her aptitude for dancing showed in a young age. At the age of 5 she started taking ballet classes, while modern dance followed (holder of the Intermediate diploma - I.S.T.D.). At the age of 16, she discovered contemporary dance and Hip Hop that won her over! She attended classes and seminars by Galini Girtatou, Tassos Bekiaris, Mikaela Kanzafeiri, Maria Papadopoulou, Yannis Karounis, Linda Kapetanea, Konstantina Efthimiadou, Paul Blackman, Christina Gouzeli, Marianna Kavalieratou, Eddie Lame as well as the group Ki Omos Kineitai etc. In addition to Hip Hop, Xenia is also interested in other street styles such as Poppin’, House, Krump, Breakin’ and Lockin’, while recently she started taking Capoeira and Afro classes. In 2015 she participated in Arc For Dance with the performance “Prosopia”, as well as in the theatrical document “Obinrin” with a solo performance. In November 2016 she participated in the Athens Video Dance Project festival with a choreography by Yannis Karounis and later she took part in the project “inner movers” on the theme of moving, by carrying out 3 video dance and 3 site specific performances on public spaces. In 2016, Xenia also participated as a duet in the show of the group Tribal Caravan, in the River Party at Nestorio (river fusion dance), as well as in the Greek Choreographers’ Festival hosted at the M. Cacoyannis Foundation with the performance “Femme”. In 2017, she took part in the theatrical play “Promitheus Desmotes” directed by G. Falkonis and choreographed by Ch. Sougioultzi, as well as the Music in Motion festival. Lately, she has attended Giorgos Amentas’ dance workshop on sound, as well as Chronis Tombris’ seminar on handstands’ technique. She teaches contemporary dance and Hip Hop to students of all ages.

STELLA KOULOUVARDI

Born in Athens, Stella has studied Psychology and she has been involved with dancing for the past 10 years. She has studied basic principles of pantomime (Pantodance), ballroom and latin with Maite Ottavy, traditional oriental Egyptian dance (Gadala Fotini) and she has attended classical and modern dance classes. Since 2009 she is involved in the street styles; 5 years ago she entered professionally into Poppin’, under the name of “Poppin Butterfly” and with Michalis Zeitinidis as her teacher. She is a member of the groups Funky Habits (Street Fighters Winners/Greece 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015) and Waveomatics (Boty Winners/Greffe 2013 and 2016). She has attended seminars taught by renowned dancers like Storm, Robozee, Link, Gucchon, Kei, Bruce Ykanji, P. Lock, Frankey, Mr Wiggles, Poppin Smiley, Babson, Ken Swift, Hitmaster Fish and Niko Waveomatic Birakos. Stella has represented Greece in Italy (Street Fighters) and Germany (Boty) as a member of Funky Habits and Waveomatics, as well as in France (Juste Debout), Italy (Give It Up) etc as a solo artist.

ANASTASIA KELESI

Anastasia graduated with distinction from the National Opera House in 2015. She has worked with Antonis Foniadakis (Priority), Patricia Apergi and Katerina Evaggelatou (Faoust), National Opera Ballet (Cinderella), Ioannis Karounis (Femmes), Andrian Kolaridge (“Aplos ekei” – Arc For Dance Festival). She has attended the following seminars: GAGA technique with Noam Eidelman (2016), “Apopoires Chorografias” with Patricia Apergi (2015-2016), “Art of” (Forsythe Repertoire and Improvisation Technologies Workshop D. Dawson Ballets - Berlin 2014).

STAVROS MAVROPOULIS
(aka:bboy icler)

Stavros started dancing at the age of 10. At the same time, he took martial arts classes, in particular kung fu, and he was inspired by the acrobatics it involved. The above, in combination with his favourite music, made him get involved in Breakin’-Breakdance as of 2003. In 2005 he participated for the first time in a European dance contest; he qualified in the Top8 in Bulgaria’s Breakdown. Stavros started teaching Breakin’ in 2007. He has participated in video clips, the Bollywood movie ‘Wanted’ that was filmed in Rhodes, presentations in the framework of the Athens Video Dance Project, as well as shows for charity.

ANTIGONI LINARDOU

Antigoni was born and raised in Athens. She started as an artistic gymnastics athlete and continued as a rhythmic gymnastics athlete -member of the National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team. She studied dance at the Higher Professional School of Dance by Niki Kodaxaki. She attended Capoeira classes for 3 years at the “Banzo de Senzala” Capoeira Group. In 2003 she becomes a member of the group “Ki omos kineitai” and participates in the following performances: ARRiBA, Neuton’s lie, Inferno, PurgatoRio, II PaRRaiso, medDeT*, God’s Particle, Betelgez, Erotokritos, Noir and Silicium’s revenge

GEORGIA XANTHOPOULOU

Georgia’s first contact with dancing was at the age of 5 when she attended her first ballet class. She was a figure skating athlete until the age of 17, when she decided to get involved in dancing. She spent 4 years at the National Dance Center of Scotland and afterwards at the Broadway Dance Center, from where she received her diploma in 2012. She still attends dancing classes in Greece as well as abroad and she was fortunate to study alongside teachers like Danielle Polanco, Sheryl Murakami, Dana Foglia, and to attend various seminars and classes by Miguel Zarate, Brian Friedman, Aisha Francis, Yanis Marshall, Candace Brown and many more well-known choreographers and dancers. Georgia has appeared/worked with: Snoop Dogg, Icona Pop, The Wanted, ABC’s Good Morning America, La Luna Dance Company, Kitten Kontrol Dance Troupe, and The Voice of Greece (season 1). Moreover, she has been choreographing for Athens Pride and various events, like the Queer Theater Awards. In addition, she has been involved in Vogue Fem for the past 4 years; she participates in competitions from 2016 and she has even made it to the finals. She teaches heels since 2012 and vogue fem since 2016.

NAPOLEON XIFARAS

Napoleon was born in Athens. In 1990 he graduated from the European School of Tai Chi Ch’uan (a recognised teacher of the faculty) and since then he teaches Tai Chi in Athens, Corfu, Kalamata, Thessaloniki and Mytilene. During the periods 1992-1993 and 1996-1999 he taught at the National School of Dance and the International Dance Center in Kalamata. After many years of practicing therapeutic massage, he decided to use his knowledge in traditional Chinese medicine and began his apprenticeship at the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences. He graduated in 2013, having excelled in Basic Theories of TCM, Basic Theories of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Therapeutics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Herbology, Formulae of TCM and Therapeutics of Herbal Medicine. He pursued his studies with a series of seminars by Dr. Radha Tambiraja.

MARTHA
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Professor of modern dance and classical ballet, Martha is a graduate of the “Andromachi Kafantari” Professional School of Dance. She has attended modern dance and classical ballet seminars, and in April 2016 she was trained in the ContactKids method by Itay Yatuv (Tel Aviv). Moreover, she is also a Psychology graduate from the Aristotle University with a major in Mental Health of Children and Adolescents and in Psychodrama. During the last years, she lives and works in Athens offering volunteer work to socially vulnerable population groups. At the same time, she attends seminars of contemporary dance with acrobatic elements.