Mash It Up® was created by Alicja Blachut, orginally from Poland a Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor, Presenter, Fitness Model, Dance Teacher, Specialist in Ragga/Dancehall. Alicja studied a four year sports degree and is a trained dancer in Jazz and Ballet.
For as long as she can remember Alicja has been connected with sport and fitness. As a child she was a dancer for 4years and for 10 years of her life played professional basketball. While studying sport she got back into dancing. Her main dance styles: Jazz, Ballet, Modern Jazz, Underground, House, Hip Hop, Street Jazz, Afro, Afro Jazz, Salsa and of course Ragga Jam.
Alicja has and still does travel to learn from Laure Courtellemont founder and create of the Offical Ragga Jam® and from some of the Ragga Jam® teachers and her friends: Camron One Shot, Guillaume Lorenz, Audrey Bosc , Fatou Tera, Orville Xpressionz and Crazy Hype. To learn,. and expand her knowledge of the Ragga Dancehall culture and develope her own unique style.
Alicja decided to launch Mash It Up® to share her passion for dancehall culture after she notice the massive demand for her classes. Because of her close connections within the fitness industry she has always taught Ragga / dancehall at fitness clubs to enable those who have no idea about dance, that they could experience and try something different in a familiar environment to that student i.e. their gym.
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