For over a decade now, Roger has been a dance educator and choreographer. His philosophy is all about inclusion which the motivation behind Choreorobics Dance Off. “I guess you can say I have a passion for getting everyone involved and aware of the power of the dance,” he explains.
He formulated Choreorobics Dance Off in 2001 and its success is largely due to his powerfully thorough, positive and motivating instructional method along with his solid reputation for delivering consistent high energy classes and events that get results. In 2003, he was recognized as one of Who’s Who in America’s top art professionals and in 2004 among Who’s Who in the World as a noted contributor to contemporary performing and visual art.
Roger’s visionary and entrepreneurial spirit has been in operation throughout his life. At an early age he was recognized as gifted in the arts. Through successive competitions, scholastic achievements and performances he honed his abilities as a hip hop dancer, choreographer and artist.
Eager to begin his artistic contribution to the public and the world, he established Go Long Productions in 1998 before completing college. Go Long Productions has been in operation since and is the parent company of Choreorobics Dance Off and Portrait Phenomena Studio.
A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Tena believes that her experience in different facets of the entertainment and performance arts brings much to the role she plays with Choreorobics Dance Training Systems. She received formal vocal training and performed regionally as a vocalists for over five years in both Florida and Mississippi.
Tena also holds in B. A. in Mass Communications from Belhaven University where she graduated in 2002. She’s been certified with Interactive Fitness Trainers of America and is an avid health and well enthusiast and vegan.
As a dancer coach and instructor, Tena believes strongly in standards of excellence and encourages positive thinking and wellness. “Through both dance and exercise you can learn so much about yourself, acquire new skills and feel better about who you are-the reasons to get active are just endless in my opinion,” she says.
One of her trademarks is her rhythmic flexibility and stretching techniques. She currently works with Go Long Productions as public relations specialist and is on faculty at the Mississippi Metropolitan Dance Academy as hip hop dance instructor.