Meet The Team
Hailing from Irvington, NJ, Ms. Tiffany began her training at the tender age of 3 at the Maria Priadka School of Dance in South Orange, NJ. She has training in tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, acrobatics, and ethnic dance. Ms. Tiffany has danced with companies such as The New Jersey Tap Ensemble, the Temple University Diamond Gems Dance Team and Bollywood Funk NYC. She has toured nationally with Sesame Street Live as “Elmo” in the dance show “When Elmo Grows Up.” Ms. Tiffany has trained at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in New York City, NY and International Dance Academy and Debbie Reynolds in Los Angeles, CA. Known for her stage presence and full out energy, Ms. Tiffany has graced the stage at The Fred Astaire Awards, Tap City, L.A. Carnival and many more. She has also performed and choreographed for several artists, dance teams, and award winning dance studios. Ms. Tiffany is a member of Associated Dance Teacher’s of New Jersey and also has an ACE certification in Dance Fitness. She is the owner and creator of Boogie Woogie Babies, a baby and me dance class for ages 6 months-3 years old. Boogie Woogie Babies classes prepares little ones to transition into individual classes at Beyond The Boogie. Ms Tiffany has a true passion for teaching dance and performing which she still does as a freelance choreographer.
Ms. Nikita began her formal dance training at Moderne Academie of Fine Arts in Scotch Plains, NJ. She has training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, and Contemporary dance. She participated in competitive dancing as a member of a group, duo or solo dancer. During her stay at Moderne Academie she was an assistant teacher and teacher to various ages. While in her last year of high school she interned at the Academy of Performing Arts High School in Scotch Plains, NJ. She was a mentor to the students and had the opportunity to interact with various dance companies including the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company. She then continued her training with the up and coming company The Well Performance Project throughout her college years.
Ms. Nikita is currently a board member of the Associated Dancer Teacher's of New Jersey, where she participates in yearly workshops. As co-owner of Beyond The Boogie, she strives to teach her dancers to be better and grow from pushing beyond their boundaries in the safe environment created at BTB. She wishes to take her love for dance and inspire young dancers to feel and express the movement in their own form of love for dance.
Ms. Christine began her life-long love for dance at the age of 5 when she began her dance training at the Maria Priadka School of Dance of South Orange, NJ. Her technical training includes tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical and pointe. While training she attended advanced level classes, many dance conventions and workshops. She became a member of the MPSD competition team of which she won a number of awards. Ms. Christine is also a member of Associated Dance Teacher’s of New Jersey.
Ms. Christine is one of the owners of Beyond the Boogie Dance Company and the head of the Pre-Dance Division. She is now devoted to teaching students in the Pre-Dance Division the basics, while providing a strong foundation as they embark on their journey through the world of dance. Ms. Christine’s classes offer the youngest dancers the opportunity to “dance like the big kids”. Her classroom activities ensure that her students are learning proper technique while having fun.