Pride Day at Faneuil Hall
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Live Music and Performances by
Zumba with Jess
Jess Perkins, is a Cambridge-based personal trainer and licensed Zumba instructor. Jess has been in the fitness industry for over 14 years and is certified by the American Council on Exercise, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research (AFAA), and the IDEA Health and Fitness Association (Elite CPT). She’s been seen in publications such as: the Improper Bostonian 2008 and 2009, Walking magazine, Fitness Magazine, Reebok Alliance, BJ’s journal, and the Discovery Channel’s episode on “weight control” with Kat Carney. One of Boston’s Best Zumba Studios (2012) by CBS Local Boston! Voted as Runner-Up for BEST 2013 Zumba Class& Winner of BEST 2012 Zumba Class on Boston A-List! One of Boston’s 10 Best Zumba Instructors of the Year (2012) by RateYourBurn.
Phunk Phenomenon established in 1995 is a Crew of professional Dancers from the Boston Area. Phunk Phenomenons mission is to Educate and Entertain todays youth through a style called EDUTAINMENT. We blend all styles of Urban Dance and bring excitement and energy to every performance. Since 2006 We started a HIP-HOP for HOPE Campaign to help Raise awareness for a Life threatening disease Sanfilippo Syndrome that has NO treatment or Cure. Phunk Phenomenons Directors Son Jared Connor suffers from this and our hope is to Dance to raise awareness and Funding for Research. Credits include–The BOSTON CELTICS,MONSTER JAM,Special Olympics,AIDs walk Boston,1st Night Boston,CAmp miracles and Magic,Prelude EAST coast Champions, Hip-Hop international USA SIlver Medalist, and 3rd Place on MTV’s AMERICAS BEST DANCE CREW.
A true performer with a voice that commands attention, Vylette is undeniably a rising star in the R&B and Pop music scene. The Boston breed native has been singing since the age of 3, performing since she was 7 and began songwriting at the young age of 11, with hopes that one day her music would captivate and inspire those who listen.
Founded by Johanna Acevedo and Syreeta Ruiz, the South End ShowStopperz Dance Team is an all girls dance program based out of the South End in Boston; ages 12+. We dance a variety of music including Latin, Hip Hop and Afro Caribbean; and have performed in many events and parades throughout Boston and Massachusetts. The purpose of this program is not only to showcase a love for dance and music, but to empower and encourage girls; so they can grow to be outstanding women in our society.
Moises Baez, also known as Mr.B-Styles, began his salsa training at the age of 11 through an inner city youth center program in Lowell, Ma. At the age of 17 he moved to the Bronx where he continued his training and fell in love with the unique New York style salsa known as On2.In early 2011 the Out Salsa Boston Organization was founded by Moises and created by Gay Inner Boston Salsa Dancers to promote awareness of the culture through music and dance within the Boston Gay and Latin communities. Out Salsa Boston currently offers same-sex salsa classes and is striving to expand their events and participation in the community.Throughout his career Moises has traveled and performed in Salsa congresses worldwide. Moises also has a background in other dance genres, such as Hip Hop, Ballroom, and Latin Jazz.
Find us at the West end of the Quincy Market Building behind Historic Faneuil Hall
Special Thanks to:
Faneuil Hall Marketplace Merchant’s Association www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com
Boston Pride Committee, www.bostonpride.org and its volunteers!!
The BPC Nominated and Community Elected Parade Marshals and their Representatives.
The City of Boston and Mayor Thomas M. Menino www.cityofboston.gov
Our MC, Artists, Performers, Dancers, Guests and our Sound Technician.