Irma or by her dance name, Irmana, was born and raised in a tiny European country called Lithuania. She started her dance career in a prominent dance company AURA Theatre located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Irma mainly teaches hip hop. She started dancing hip hop since 2008. Her first hip hop teacher was Clarence Ford, the pioneer of Hip Hop in Canada. She learnt hip hop also from the hip hop dance company and the streets. She has performed hip hop pieces at various events. She taught hip hop for over 6 years including competitive dance.
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Christina Russo grew up training classical ballet in the Cecchetti method with Huntington Conservatory as well as tap, jazz, and Irish step. She later studied Bournonville with Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley under Denis Nahat and Lise La Cour and continued as a dance major at San Francisco State University. She danced with companies such as Spectrum Dance, Salinas Performing Arts, SFSU's University Dance Theatre, The Western Stage, and The Lively Foundation. Since middle school she has been involved in teaching, starting as a teacher's assistant and then teaching on her own. Her favorite roles to perform have been Rose Queen in The Nutcracker and Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland.