With her appealing curves and equally tantalizing dance moves, Latonya Style is undeniably one of Jamaica’s most renowned and distinguished Dance Instructors. She never fails to get the nod of approval as dancer/choreographer in a number of music videos and performances with artistes such as Sean Kingston, Mya, Mr. Lexx, Cecile, Mr. Vegas, RDX, Elephant Man, Sizzla, Patra, Alaine, Spice, Beenie Man, Charly Black, Aidonia, Ishawna, Danielle D.I., Busy Signal, Tarnado, Ryzin and many more.
She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dance Jamaica (DanceJa Movement) a Talent/Entertainment Organization which portrays the culture of Jamaica and its vibrant people.Latonya Style’s flexibility and versatility have made her a fixture on the worldwide stage. In addition she is an inspiration to other female dancers to strive for excellence within the performing arts.
Latonya is more than just a popular dancer, choreographer and dance teacher.She is involved in key aspects of the Entertainment Business, among these: TV/Event Hosting, Competition Judging and Promotions. Academically she possesses a degree and 8 years work experience in Administration/Human Resources as well as Entertainment Business.
In 2011 Latonya Style initiated the first Award Recognition ‘DanceJa Awards’ dedicated to local and international Dancehall Dancers. The online nomination, where fans vote for their favorite dancers, gained participation from every continent in the globe and experienced an unprecedented level of enthusiasm from the nominees and fans alike.
In July 2012 Latonya Style was instrumental in exposing for the first time in Russia “True Jamaican Camp” Authentic Dancehall Workshops with 5 Top Jamaican Dance Tutors. Later that year she embarked on her Solo Cultural Exchange Tour to execute a series of Dancehall/Reggae Workshops, Lectures, Performances and Judging in Russia (Krasnodar, Siberia, Rostov on Don, St. Petersburg, Samara) and 6 Counties in Europe including Italy, France, Sweden, Poland, Germany & Finland. The tour was successful as all workshops were well attended and the organizers and participants were highly impressed with her knowledge and ability to impart it to others in an exciting and creative manner.
Ms. Style’s accomplishments abroad acted as a catalyst to enable her to open her own Dance studio “DanceJaSkool” to facilitate training and development of Jamaica’s local talent as well as to provide the environment conducive to uplift dancehall dance techniques. The curriculum caters to tourists who are interested in learning the dancehall craft. Also, dance fitness classes are offered for adults and dance fusion classes for children and teenagers among other services.
Latonya Style’s passion to dance and ‘edutain’ (educate/entertain) have become the driving force in her life as she works assiduously to achieve her goals.
~ “The dance experience is always exceptional when you express yourself and be extraordinary””
~ “Work hard or stay home”
These are two of her quotes that epitomize her hallmark of excellence in dance. Latonya Style endeavors to become a woman of credit in the entertainment industry, maintaining excellence and professionalism at all times.
Stage Name: Latonya Style aka Lattytude
Title: Popular Jamaican DHE (Dancehall Expert/Educator)
Profession: Dancer / Choreographer / Dance Instructor
Experience: Over 15 Years- Dance/ Choreography & Teaching (Locally and Internationally)
Dance Group: First Class Dancers and Danceja Team
Dance Styles: Dancehall, Reggae Jam’n, Stylish Moves, African, Hip Hop, Modern, Folk
• Costa Rica
• St. Lucia
• Grand Cayman
• Antigua & Barbuda
DANCE MOVES Created:
Stylish Moves is a Dancehall Style with a touch of class and confidence
STYLISH MOVES A-Z
1. Above Average
2. Brukout Wine
3. Battle Field
4. Chop It
6. Cute Jook
10. Flash it & Dash it
11. Fling it weh
12. Flip di Script
14. Give Thanks
15. Hard fi Get
16. Head Drop
18. Jiggle It
24. Mash Up
27. Oh Why
29. Pretty Wine
30. Prim &Proppa
34. Sexy Body Gal
35. Sprawl Out
37. Stylish Wine
38. Swim Thru