"Early into my career, I heard things like 'dance will not get you anywhere", "dance will not be able to make you money', 'dance is a hobby, not a career', but I NEVER gave up. And thank God I didn't"!
Founder Shay LaChelle, also known as Tierra Brown, is the Founder and Owner of FYEnally Raw Studios! She is a 2014 Graduate of the Illustrious Clark Atlanta University where she received her Bachelor's in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She also is a 2017 Graduate of Full Sail University where she received her Master's in Business Entertainment. Owning her own studio has ALWAYS been her goal and now she has TWO locations!
For our recreational classes, Shay will be offering three classes:
Buck Down Majorette: Majorette 101! This class focuses on the the basics of majorette
Stomp & Shake Cheer: This class focuses on gaining your basic skills as a cheerleader & learning cheers
Jazzy & Sassy Hip Hop: This is a hip hop class that'll focus on artist similar to Doja Cat, Beyonce, Rhianna, etc.
Praise Dance: This class will focus on the freedom to express yourself through the art of gospel
"Dance is my absolute PASSION! Not only have I danced most of my life, I have also directed a couple of my own dance teams in the past"! Christina has coached gymnastics for 10 years, where she gained most of her tumbling experience.
For our recreational classes, Christina will be offering three classes:
Hip Hop: This class is easy & fun, perfect for beginners
Lyrical: This class will heavily focus on learning technique (turns, leaps, splits, etc.)
Tumbling: This class is broken up into 3 levels (Tiny Tots, Beginner/Intermediate, & Advance) and teaches a range of things from learning a front roll to a back hand spring
"I have always had a passion to work with the community & to build relationships with our youth by providing them a safe haven".
Coach Q joined forces with our competitive, majorette dance team Royal Dystruxion in April of 2021! Aqueena also serves as our Administrative Assistant for FYEnally Raw Studios. Looking to rent out one of our facilities, she is our go to person! Are you interested in becoming an instructor? Reach out to Aqueena. With four years of prior dance experience with local dance teams and 20 years of business management, community engagement, and human resources, she was God sent!
"When I was younger, I loved to dance! At the age of 7, I was FYEnally granted the opportunity to DANCE! I moved to Danville when I was 15 & doors started to open. I joined Royal DystruXion at the age of 17 and it changed my life in a positively drastic way. Now, I am a coach for the team. It's mind blowing to say the least but it's an honor to be a witness to the growth & progression of each girl"!
Coach Omni serves as one of our Assistant Coaches for Royal DystruXion since 2020.
"My passion is dance but I enjoy teaching & enriching kids with fun and proper technique. That way, they'll be better prepared for what they're destined for & the greatness coming they're way"!
Markiah Rose currently serves as one of our Coaching Assistance for Royal DystruXion since November of 2021. For 15+ years, Markiah has danced and has had opportunities to perform at Disney World. She trained with Jodi's Dance Unlimited for most of her career and has served as the Head Captain of Royal DystruXion for two years.