Pavan Thimmaiah: How I Teach Breaking

Pavan Thimmaiah: How I Teach Breaking

Pavan Thimmaiah casually hovers in a freeze, his weight between his head and hands on the floor, legs extending out on an upward diagonal. From this topsy-turvy position, he encourages his students to try this breaking staple. “Take a picture and make it your Facebook...

ILL-Abilities B-Boys Show Off Sick Moves

They’ve experienced amputation, birth defects, deafness and cancer, but the b-boys of ILL-Abilities are good. Really good. Hailing from Canada, Chile, Holland and the U.S., they’re as talented a hip-hop crew as any of their able-bodied peers in the biz, yet the ILL...

Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie: What My Teacher Taught Me

Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie might be at the top of her game—she just received two Bessie Award nominations and her company makes its Jacob’s Pillow debut next month—but she still suffers from self-doubt and perfectionism. When she began taking breaking...

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