60 seconds with Boomdiggidy Teachers: Hannah, Ryan & Matt

This month, learn more about Danceworks Boomdiggidy Teachers Hannah, Ryan and Matt through this special feature. They are all members of Perspectrum – a new multifaceted company focused on enriching people’s lives through dance, design, personal development and business. Hannah, Ryan and Matt are highly creative, bubbly and entertaining, showing a new, fun way of dance and life.

Hannah, Ryan and Matt teach Boomdiggidy at Danceworks on Thursdays 6.00-7.00pm.
Their great street dance class places emphasis on musicality, dynamics, quality of movement and performance, whilst motivating students in a friendly environment. To find out more, visit their teacher page.

This month Hannah, Ryan and Matt are doing a special offer: for anyone new to their class, the second class will be free with a 100% money back guarantee if they don’t enjoy the Boomdiggidy class.


What is your biggest goal in life you haven’t achieved yet?
“To have a touring theatre show that educates and inspires people through dance.”

What sport or activity influenced your life the most and how?

Hannah: Dance! But other than dance, kung fu and yoga, they help me develop more strength,  flexibility and focus.
Matt: Church because every time I go to church I feel positive and I feel spiritually ready for the world.
Ryan: Dance influenced my life by showing me how to be confident, mentally and physically fit, and how important it is to enjoy what you do.

What’s the top thing on your bucket list?

“Hannah: Paragliding in New Zealand.
Matt: Skydiving in Hawaii.
Ryan: Visit 7 wonders of the world.”

What’s the most important thing you have to do everyday?

“Hannah: Dance and listen to music.
Matt: Pray.
Ryan: Study and Develop.”

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Which three words describe you the best?

“Hannah: Determined, geeky, entertaining.
Matt: Hard working, ambitious, loyal.
Ryan: Funny, dedicated, man with a plan.”

What is your main drive when it comes to teaching?

“Hannah: To see our students growing in confidence and having a good time. This is something that translates across the board. Whether it’s grooving on the way to work to a tuuune or having the moves to pull out in the club, it’s so awesome to watch our students develop as individuals.
Matt: To inspire.
Ryan: Contributing what has been of great value in my life to others.”

If you could choose any person in the world to have dinner with who would it be and why?

“Hannah: Stephen Fry because he’s brilliant.
Matt: Michael Jackson (if he were still with us), because he inspired most of us to perform.
Ryan: Will Smith because he’s all round awesome.”

Reflecting on your life, is there any advice you would give to young dancers?

“Hannah: Never forget why you love to dance and have the courage to be bold.
Matt: Be a life time student and hang around with positive people.
Ryan: Know that anything you can envision you can make a reality.”