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Michael "Turbo" Burton

Instructor

Michael "Turb0h" Burton is a hip hop dancer and instructor from Pensacola, Florida. He has been dancing for over 10 years in several hip hop styles including popping, bboying, house, locking, waacking, and krump. Michael has shared the stage with Emma Slater, Tony Dovolani, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, and Jenna Johnson of Dancing with the Stars. He has also been featured in commercials for dance apparel companies ChachiMomma's and Vlado's. In 2012 and 2013, Michael competed in Las Vegas for Hip Hop International's All Styles 1v1 completion. As a member of the dance crew, Panduhmonium, he took 1st place in the University of Florida's Def Talent Jam 2013, 3rd in World of Dance Orlando 2013, and 1st in No Excuses 2013. In 2014, he became a National Scholarship recipient at NRG Dance Convention. 

Community involvement and spreading the love of hip hop is the driving force for Michael's passion. He participates as an active member of the street hip hop community and attends workshops, master classes, crew competitions, jams, studio dance competitions, all-style battles, and cyphers all across the nation. Currently, Michael performs as a member of the New Orleans Buku Breakers and is the Co-director for Love Over Dance workshops. His motto is "Dance until idols become rivals." -Chaz French.