Malia is a Camas, WA USA instructor noted for her relaxed, yet disciplined teaching style. She has gained recognition as an accomplished dancer and producer, appearing in The Seattle Times as well as King 5 News TV, and has performed in the “Orientalia Festival for A Drug-Free Zanzibar.” (Zanzibar, Tanzania). Malia endeavors to create an atmosphere that encourages self-expression and confidence, while removing financial barriers to learning.
She welcomes adults of all ages and all sizes into her classes, as well as dancers of all backgrounds and modalities.
Malia holds three formal teaching certifications from internationally renown Master Instructors Tamalyn Dallal, Saqra Raybuck, and Myra Krien.