Lily Shepard is an energetic dancer/choreographer with over 20 years of experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in dance from S.U.N.Y Brockport and has trained at Edna Manley School for Performing Arts in Jamaica, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and Broadway Danve Center in New York City. She spent 11 years in Las Vegas where she danced alongside Beyoncé at the Billboard Awards, was a cast member of the Legends Alive and Dream King shows and was lead dancer/assistant choreographer for the Bang Bang Bombshells Burlesque troupe. She also worked for Las Vegas' favorite charity Opportunity Village as a dance mentor for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Lily is happy to now call Austin home and has created Body Bloom ATX which offers dance and fitness classes, nutritional guidance, and support for a mindful lifestyle. https://www.bodybloomatx.com/
Saturday 9:30-11:30 am: Contemporary Hip-hop Fusion
A blend of contemporary/modern dance styles with the energy, feel, and sound of hip-hop music and sprinkled with movement from the African Diaspora. This class will explore hip-hop from a different vantage point, with a focus on shapes, lines, and modern dance fundamentals while incorporating the nuanced swag of hip-hop dance culture and elements of improvisation.