MEET THE TEAM
2021 Teaching Team
BRONTE TE METE
Dance & Youth Development Co-ordinator
Bronte is 21 year's old and has been dancing since she was 4 years old, and been a part of Zion since she was just 9 years old. She has a passion for people and dancing has always been a love of her life. Bronte is approachable and loves your children as much as you do!!
Alicia was one of the original members of the first Zion Dance Crew back in 2004. She has since had a family and has now returned to share knowledge and have a hand on all things behind the scenes. Zion has always held a special place in her heart.
Natalya is 19 years old, and has been dancing since she was 12 years old. Natalya pretty much grew up here, It's been a vital part of her development and has given her many life tools. Natalya is amazing at hip hop and can relate and build relationships like no other.
Min is 20 years old, and has been at Zion for 6 years. Dance became a passion of his in his young years and he has pushed himself every single day, to be better than he was yesterday. He loves helping students with the same drive and passion to build their abilities.
Keyana is 20 years old and has been at Zion since she was 12 years old. Keyana has a lot of experience in teaching, and definitely knows how to grow and improve people. She has big goals which drives her to work hard in class and out, her organisation is flawless.
Killian is 22 years old, and hes been at Zion since 2017. After finishing his internship with flying colours, he quickly became a respected choreographer and teacher. Killian is making moves with his dance career and he's excited to share his knowledge.
Matilda is 21 years old, and has been at Zion since she was 3 years old!! Matilda has played many different parts at Zion in the past, and we are so excited to have her back as part of the team. Matilda has been in the game for a long time, and know's exactly how to work with your kids!
Nate is 24 years old, and has been with us since 2017. Nate has an extremely creative mind, he goes beyond just choreography when it comes to his crews. Nate knows how to build good relationships and encourage people to never give up.
Meg is 18 years old and has been apart of Zion since she was in Intermediate! Meg knows how to treat people, she is kind and warm and a bonus, she's an amazing dancer. Meg is new to the team this year, and we can't wait for her to excel and work with your children.
Setu is 24 years old, and started Zion in 2016. After living in Auckland has come back home to Christchurch, and joined our family again. Setu has been studying hip hop and knows lots about the culture and foundation of Hip Hop. We are so excited to have him back on board.
Jess is 17 years old, and joined Zion when she was 14 years old. Jess herself has improved a crazy amount in the past couple of years, and she has a heart of gold. She completed the internship in 2019, but with her new job is unable to teach, but theres no way we're letting her out of the teaching team!
Mistifah is 19 years old, and has been with us since 2016. Mistifah has had a lot of growth with not only dance, but confidence as well. He's witnessed first hand how the right role models and a little passion can do to a young person, so he can't wait to help others with the same things.
Taylin is 17 years old and joined Zion in 2018. Taylin is so passionate and hard working, and also has a heart of gold! This girl will shower kindness to anyone around her and is always lending a helping hand wherever needed. She's going to be a great part of our team.
Marius is 23 years old, and only joined us last year! Throughout 2019, he showed everyone what he was capable of, and instantly made friends and built good relationships. He knows how to connect with people, and will go out of his way to help benefit those around him.
Dante is 16 years old, and has been with us since he was only 7. Dante has been part of the fam for a long time now, and his improvement in the last year has been mind blowing, he shares the same passions as many of us, and we can't wait to have him on board.
Logan is 17 years old and has been with us since he was just a tiny primary schooler! Logan is without a doubt an incredible mover. He has all the sass and attitude and knows how to put on a show! But with that, he's the most understanding and loyal friend.