Shanara Lennox
Instructor
Open Styles Hip Hop
Contemporary
Hip Hop
House
Youth Contemporary Level 2
Tue   5:30 pm   to 6:25 pm
Youth Hip Hop Level 1
Wed   4:30 pm   to 5:25 pm

Shanara Lennox is an LA based professional Hip Hop Dancer, Choreographer, Director and Teacher. She started dancing in 1999 on the streets and in local community centers. After college she began her career as a professional Hip Hop dance teacher. She now teaches and dances all over LA and surrounding areas. Shanara is currently employed with The City of Duarte where she co-founded a free after-school dance program that runs out of the Duarte Teen Center.  The program currently has 24 active members ranging from 13-20 years old.  Shanara is the director for Mighty Shock Dance Troupe, a dance company with 29 kids ages 7-12. Mighty Shock is part of a non-profit organization that performs and competes all over southern California.  Along with the two year-round programs she runs, Shanara also works for UniverSOUL Hip Hop as a teaching artist for elementary schools throughout Los Angeles. Her teaching residencies include standards-based curricula that integrate Common Core Standards. Her mission is to teach dance throughout different communities, helping all people discover a positive way of self-expression through the music and dance.