Edmund "Edz" Gyamfi

Dance Instructor
Hip Hop, Reggae, African

Download Bio

Edmund Gyamfi, better known by his stage name Edz Gyamfi, is a Ghanaian-Canadian dance choreographer from Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Born in Kumasi, Ghana Edz was exposed to dance at very early age. Edz main dance foundations are hip hop and dancehall/raggae. Edz is also known to incorporate traces of jazz, salsa and Afro dance within this foundation as well.Edz has over 8 years of teaching experience and has taught hundreds of people ranging from ages 4 to 60(+) years of age. During this time Edz has also competed in several major dance competitions throughout various cities across North America.

Edz has also recently completed the Freshman & Sophomore Program Intensive, ran by world-renowned choreographer Luam Keflezgy called Rock the Industry in NYC. Edz considers his teaching style to be unique and very different from many studio dance choreographers. He focuses on the history, foundations, and techniques before hitting the choreography aspect of the dance style.

Skills

Hip Hop
Contemporary
Jazz
Experience

2015-2016

Downsview SS
Dance class grade 9

Completed a total of 16 sessions building on dance form and technique.

Created a a culminating dance number that students where graded on.

 

2015-2016

Westview CSS
Integrated Arts (Drama)

Completed a total of 16 sessions building on dance form and technique.

Created a a culminating dance number that students where graded on.