GX Dance Studio Instructors

IN THE NEWSPAPER

APLUS

GX Dance Studio Breaking Instructor

Aaron Melanson, A.K.A. BBoy Aplus, was born and raised in Edmonton Alberta and moved to Calgary in 1997. It was there he began BBoying and is most known for being a part of Original Rudes out of Calgary and Fresh Format out of Montreal and Flava Squad world wide. He joined GX International based out of Kansas City Missouri in 2004 and began touring with a team of BBoys, Hip Hop Dancers, Skaters, BMX and DJs. He has trained in Breaking for 17 years which has taken him around the world to Holland, Australia, Ukraine, Belize and U.S.A.. He has competed in over 100 breakdance competitions and has won many which has made him known as one of Canada’s best. Aaron is known for his fun attitude and aggressive style of breakdance filled with explosive power moves and dynamic footwork. He has been noticed by many Dance Studio’s and students as having an eye to instruct Breaking like no one else.  He has been seen on stage with artists like KRS One, Manafest and many more artists. He has used BBoying as a tool to travel the world teaching youth how to live positive healthy lifestyle and looks forward to applying his years of experience to help Breaking students at the GX Dance Studio be the best they can be. In 2011 Aaron won a competition to get flown out to the Olympics of Breakdancing (IBE) to represent Canada. He won the Calgary qualifier  beating some of Canada’s best for the spot to go to Netherlands and compete representing Canada.

GX Dance Studio Hip Hop Instructors

Kendra Melanson, A.K.A. BGirl Quest, was born in Saskatoon Saskatchewan where she began dancing at the age of 4. She trained at Saskatoon School of Dance for 13 years reaching a goal of performing with Polvychenko Folkloric Ensemble in Saskatoon. In 2001 she was ready for change and she began to BGirl with J-Fish Floor Crew.  She joined the missions dance company called GX International out of Kansas City Missouri in 2002 and toured with Breakers, Hip Hop Dancers, Skaters, BMX and DJs dancing for audiences of up to 30,000 people. GX International has taken her around the world to Ukraine, Holland, Australia, Denmark, Norway, U.S.A, India, Belize and New Zealand where she has instructed classes, put on workshops, trained, battled and performed. As a touring dance artist Kendra has competed and won hip hop and breaking competitions in Australia, Canada, USA and New Zealand and performed with EPO Show Company, as well as lead Summer Breaking Camps for youth at Eagle’s Nest Ranch. Currently, she owns and teaches at Gx Dance Studio- a Hip Hop and Breaking Dance Studio in Medicine Hat with her husband Aaron Melanson AKA BBoy APLUS. As a dancer Kendra is known for her ability to adapt to various styles. Dance styles she has trained in include Breaking, Hip Hop Choreo, Street Styles with focus on Popping, Locking and some Modern and Lyrical. As a BGirl she is known for her style and ability to light up a track of music by hitting beats. Her goal is excellence in dance so she may influence other dancers and upcoming youth to live a positive healthy lifestyle.

 

Aaron and Kendra Melanson – Directors Global eXpression Dance Studio- Founded in 2009

WE LOVE WHAT WE DO AND

WE LOOK FORWARD TO ROCKING BEATS WITH YOU!

Congratulations to Aaron Melanson: Gx Dance Studio Breaking Instructor for winning the Canadian BBoy Championships and earning a spot on the National Team to represent Canada in the Netherlands Sept 9-11 2011.

Here’s Aaron / Bboy Aplus reppin hard at one touch 2011 in Calgary. This year Aaron won for the 2nd year in a row.

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