10 Dancers You Should Be Following on Instagram
Do you need motivation? Do you need a push to start doing something? Still can`t push past your limits? Then make sure you follow these incredible people on Instagram. These dancers do what they like, what they really have a passion for. They dedicate themselves to dance, train hard and enjoy doing it. So you definitely should be inspired by such talented people who will definitely make you want to become the best version of yourself. Now that videos are becoming increasingly popular on Instagram, especially since they can now play for up to 60 seconds, it's becoming more and more popular to share not just photos but videos among dancers. So here are some dancers you should be following on Instagram in order to be really inspired.
1. Jade Chynoweth
Jade takes lots of classes at MDC, so you can see her in many YouTube videos in the Millennium. Though she is only 19, she has already worked with The Pulse, has been featured in some commercials and you can also see her in many MDC videos that can be easily found on YouTube. She has also joined the immaBEASTdance crew. It`s hard not to be amazed by her great work as she`s dancing with a really great attitude and dedication.
Jade Chynoweth plays Odalie Allen in Step Up: High Water, a YouTube Red and Lionsgate original 10 episode series!
2. Hamilton Evans
L.A. based choreographer and dancer. He was born and raised in a small country town in the UK but after graduating from one of London`s leading professional dance colleges, he worked with many leading artists in Europe and soon moved to L.A. Now he teaches at all the top studios such as MDC, The Edge Performing Arts Center, and IDA Hollywood.
3. Greg Chapkis
He grew up dancing in Ukraine, where he started his professional career. In 1998 he moved to the United States, where he competed on Fox`s television show “So U Think U Can Dance” in the first season and soon he made it to the US “America Got Talent” with his group Mix`d Elements. He is also a director of 5 dance teams at his Chapkis Dance Studio in Suisun City, CA. Greg has taught dance all over the world as well as in many US states.
Sean got his first professional job at the age of 8 as a dancer on Glee. Also you may want to check out his YouTube channel where you will find lots of interesting videos he choreographed by himself. He has been working with many talented people in the industry, he is a Pulse Alumni. Sean also joined the lilBEASTS dance crew.
5. Will “Willdabeast” Adams
Originally from Indiana, “Willdabeast” Adams moved to L.A. where he choreographed for many well-known artists. He created the dance company immaBeast that became extremely popular. The brand has grown to an international level and inspires many dancers to work harder. You do want to check out his YouTube channel where he posts lots of class videos, special previews of what's to come on The BEAST Network and much more…
6. Janelle Ginestra
At the age of 12, an incredible and inspiring Janelle began to choreograph and dance for local artists in Modesto, CA. She also took up competitive cheerleading and won several national championships and after some time she became a head instructor, teaching kids and teenagers dance routines and cheer routines. At the age of 18, Janelle moved to North Hollywood, CA and worked as a successful dancer on different jobs for dance shows, music videos, and award shows. On his Instagram page, Willdabeast Adams has recently shared that he and Janelle have been hired as the lead choreographers for the next Step Up movie!
7. Matt Steffanina
Matt moved to Los Angeles in 2010 where he continued to work as a dancer. He teaches at dance studios as well as choreographs for artists. You have to check out his YouTube channels! One of them is dedicated to teaching you how to dance regardless of your location or finances. Every Hip Hop Dance Video tutorial video is broken down step-by-step!
Did you learn one of the dance routines? Download your cover video on Instagram and make sure you hashtag #DanceCoverContest because that’s how Matt can find your cover videos. On the Instagram dancetutorialslive you will see lots of covers, so go ahead and make yours!
8. Josh Killacky
Josh discovered his love for dance when he was 12 years old. He moved to North Holywood from Chicago when he was a teenager. If you go to YouTube you will find videos from Millennium Dance Studio where he is featured but he also has his own YouTube channel that contains his performances and dance videos he choreographs by himself. A year ago, he with the crew Bot Broz made a hoverboard dance video to Justin Bieber`s “What do you mean” song and it went viral in about three days! And now we know there`s one more thing we can dance on :) Soon the other hoverboard videos follow. Check out the davidmooretv channel to watch them.
9. Alexander Chung
Alexander Chung was raised in Edmonton, Canada. He finished high school at Victoria school of performing and visual arts as a Dance Composition student. He`s an Artistic Director at The Kore Dance Studio and also he has founded the NXG Dance Company that can be proud of its results in international competitions. He choreographed for dance groups and artists and traveled the world working as a choreographer, a competition judge, and dance instructor. Alexander has recently moved to L.A. and now you have an opportunity to watch dance videos on Youtube that were choreographed by him as he is now a teacher at the MDC in NoHo.
10. Darrion Gallegos
Darrion is from Flagstaff, Arizona. He found his calling in dance at the age of 14 and moved to Los Angeles in 2011 where he began his dance career as an assistant for the Pulse on Tour, assisted and studied under choreographer Tricia Miranda. Darrion has performed with many artists and made a name for himself performing with Demi Lovato and appearing in the television productions of X-Factor USA and some other shows. He continues his training in L.A. and has also been featured in lots of MDC videos.