For the sixth year in a row, Breakdancing Yukon Society (BYS) is inviting professional and aspiring dancers from across Canada for a weekend of performances, dance battles and workshops. This year they are bringing up two renowned dance groups to the Yukon for the festival: OURO Collective and Tentacle Tribe. OURO is a dance collective …

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Dance Yukon

Scores of Yukoners have come in contact with Groundwork Sessions (GWS) on some spot-lit Yukon stage where its young members can be found spinning the crowd into a frenzy with mills, flips, freezes, spins and top rocks. Perhaps you’ve met them through Breakdancing Yukon Society’s summer camps, a dance fundraiser, music festival or seen them …

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Showing Their IZM

It all started with a movie. When Yvon Soglo was growing up in Aylmer, Quebec, his preferred method of physical expression was channeled through sports. Then in high school he saw a film called Breaking, and a new world opened itself to him. The film was about b-boys and girls (break dancers, to the uninitiated), …

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It’s a Dance, It’s a Culture

B-boying requires the discipline of a ballet dancer, the speed of a figure skater, the balance of a gymnast, the creativity of a choreographer and the devotion of a monk.

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