Kanna Burch is a dancer, teaching artist, Kid’s Dance Adventure Founder/Director, Certified Zumba Instructor and Rocksteady dance ministers member. She has been dancing and teaching professionally over 15 years in Japan and the U.S.
She was born in 1977 and raised in Yokohama, Japan and she has been dancing since the age of five. When she was seven, she was greatly influenced by one of her favorite ballet /tap teachers who happened to also be a proud cast member of the musical “Annie”, she started dreaming of becoming a pro dancer and educator. She has trained in hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap, theater and more because her goal has been always to be a diverse dancer.
After graduating from Tamagawa University, College of Arts with Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000, She has taught for all ages and all skill levels in Japan.
Since she was relocated to San Diego as a Navy wife in 2005, God has been blessing her career and she could continue performing and teaching in San Diego.
She has taught one of the largest dance schools in SD, Culture Shock Dance center, performed in music videos and South bay music Awards in LA.
She was inspired by local dance teaching Artists . She admired how American dance teachers shared their love through performing arts with children. It became her life changing moment for her goal as a dance teacher. She is currently teaching over 15 classes per week through out in San Diego CA. She is also a Founder of mobile dance school “Kid’s Dance Adventure” and she provides quality dance programs to the local schools. She is privileged to a part of dance/performing arts community in San Diego.
Arts For Learning Residency Artist: Lee Elementary school, Penn Elementary school and Rowan Elementary School
Kid’s Dance Adventure: San Diego French American School, little lamb pre-school and Bethel Academy
Zumba: EOS Fitness
Local Dance schools : Balletiquette dance school, New Hope Arts and Sports Academy and San Diego Danceworks
Catalyst Dance Ensemble member
Rocksteady Dance Ministries member
Arts For Learning Residency Teaching Artist
Kid’s Dance Adventure TM Executive Director
-Dance class info-
New Hope Art and Sport Academy Monday 4:30pm & 5:30pm Ballet , Tuesday [3:45], [4:30] & 5:30pm Hip Hop
Balletiquette Saturday 10:30am Hip Hop/ Jazz Funk
San Diego Danceworks Saturday 12pm Hip Hop , 1pm Jazz/ Theater Dance
EOS Fitness San Diego Thursday 6:30pm Zumba® (adults)
Info about Sasuga You! Discovery Weekend
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