Asami Tomida was born, raised and began dance training in Japan.
She trained in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Gaga. She received her B.A from Nihon University College of Art and worked at Universal Studios Japan in 2009.
Asami moved to NYC in 2010 and graduated from Hunter College as a Dance Major in 2013. Tomida worked with such choreographers as Stefanie Batten Bland, Donna Uchizono, Julian Barnet, Yuki Hasegawa and Doug Varone, Samuel Pott and Ray Sullivan, also she worked with Nimbus Dance Work, Miami contemporary dance company and New Century Dance Company.
Sarah Vaughan started her dance training when she was 11 years old. She took multiple forms of dance all throughout her training but felt a deep connection with Ballet, Modern and Hip Hop. After graduating High School she continued her education at Nassau Community College majoring in Ballet and Modern Dance Composition. There she was on the Dance team the competed nationally in Hip Hop and Jazz. After College, she began teaching on Long Island at Pats Dance Studio, where she taught children and young adults of all ages and levels. She taught there for the next ten years honing her craft and learning from veteran Teachers. Throughout those years she became a key role in the creative process for annual recital, costume and prop design along with managing the studio.
Her classes are fun, dynamic, upbeat and offer a light hearted experience as she lets you find the connection in your own bodythrough movement and breath to become in tune to your mind and spirit.