Creating Philippine Contemporary Dance

Toni Dance

Please join us for a Monday evening creating Philippine contemporary dance workshop on Monday, April 24, 2017, 6-7PM hosted by Ms. Toni Pasion.

Tekniqlingz presents Creating Philippine Contemporary Dance workshop by Toni Pasion.

Toni Pasion is a dancer and choreographer from Los Angeles, California. Her ancestral roots in the Philippines hails from Laoag, Ilocos Norte; Antipolo, Rizal; Pampanga. Her primary dance forms are hula and Philippine dance. As a child, Toni was a dancer with the Los Angeles-based dance group, Kayamanan Ng Lahi. In 2015, she returned to KNL and performed for the Merrie Monarch Hoʻike night. When she moved to Honolulu, she continued dancing with Wayne Mendoza at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In the summer of 2016, Toni conducted her fieldwork in the Philippines researching various dance forms. She has documented these experiences and included them in her recently completed Masters thesis on Indigenous Contemporary Dance from a Filipina Perspective, also documenting her experiences as a dancer in several indigenous contemporary dance productions. Her dance interests are in exploring embodied memories, healing, telling stories, and expressing freedom.

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Modern Improvisational Dance Workshop

 

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Please join us for a Tuesday evening modern improvisational workshop on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7-8PM hosted by Mr. Martin Julio Sinalo.

Tekniqlingz Presents a Modern Improvisational Dance Workshop hosted by Martin Julio Sinalo.

Martin Julio Sinlao was born and raised in Sacramento, California. His mother is from Pampanga and his dad is from Pangasinan. Martin spent nine years as a part of the Sinag-tala Theater and Performing Arts Association. There, he got experience telling stories through the Filipino-American lens and got to taste various aspects of traditional and modern forms of dance. While he has trained in Jazz, Ballet, and modern, he always has a sweet spot for traditional Filipino folk dance. What he hopes to do is to allow us all to find ourselves through movement. He is currently stationed at Schofield Barracks where he works as a radiology specialist.

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Breaking Barriers Breakdance Workshop

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Please join us for a Tuesday evening breakdance workshop on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7-8PM hosted by Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2.

Tekniqlingz Presents “Breaking Barriers” A Breakdance Workshop hosted by Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2.
Bryan Antonio Munoz aka “Bboy Ezekiel Cyde 2,” is from Kalihi Honolulu. His family roots hails from Laoag City and Quezon City Philippines. He is a Radio Broadcaster at KNDI Radio 1270am, Breakdance Instructor at Moments Unforgettable Performing Arts Academy, Assistant Martial Arts Instructor at Arcs Academy School of Combat & Deadly Arts, Representative/Volunteer for Ho’olanapua (Anti-Human/Sex-Trafficking Organization), Ambassador/Representative/PR for Made In Hope (Global Anti-Sex Trafficking Organization), Missionary/Minister at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor. Over the years he has performed at a variety of Filipino concerts, shows, parties, and community events to give inspiration to other Filipinos of young and old alike that Filipinos got talent and performing breakdancing at non-Filipino events gives him an opportunity to share with them who he is, that he is Filipino, and a brief history of his culture.

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Winter 2017 Projects

Happy New Year!

Here are some of our Winter 2017 Projects:

Dance workshops at Kids Hurt Too Hawaii!

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Just like last year, last Fall 2017, we started doing some dance workshops for Kids Hurt Too Hawaii, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen connections to community by bringing together grieving and traumatized children, teens, and their parents in safe and healing ways that reflect traditional Hawaiian values.

For more information about Kids Hurt Too Hawaii, please visit their website at: http://kidshurttoo.org/

Tekniqlingz Dance workshop and practice sessions

Year-round Tekniqlingz dance workshop and practice sessions located at Ohana Studios in Kaka’ako.  For workshop and practice session information, please visit: https://tekniqlingz.org/practices/