Channing Cooke

STYLE: Contemporary, Jazz

CLASS DESCRIPTION: A fluid class usually beginning with a structured warmup or flow and followed by some exploration of movement.

BIO: Channing Cooke, known for her outgoing personality and knowledge beyond her years, is a very hard working and successful entertainer. Having grown up as a studio kid she has a very strong background of technique and training in all styles of dance that range from Ballet and Modern to Jazz, Hip-Hop, and even Acrobatics. Born and raised in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Channing not only met the high demands of the competitive dance world but was also a nationally ranked Cheerleader as well as an extreme athlete. She debuted on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” as a top twenty contestant and then went on to perform alongside Neil Patrick Harris at the “42nd Annual Academy Awards”. Other TV credits include “American Idol” where she performed with Rihanna, “The X Factor” with Jessie J, “So You Think You Can Dance” with Jennifer Lopez, the American Music Awards, “All The Right Moves”, “Shake It Up”, “Austin & Ally”, “Two and A Half Men”, and Movement One a dance documentary. She currently teaches throughout North America and is a company member of Shaping Sound.