61Syx SDA Student Battle

Posted: November 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

Student Battle Flyer

Doors at 11:00am | all ages | $5 for 12 & under, $10 for 13 & up

61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy and The Pyramid Scheme Present:

Come support the future of Grand Rapids HipHop at 61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy’s Student Battle. Kids as young as the age of 4 years old will be competing in a tournament style competition for cash and prizes!

1v1 Age Based Battle
**7 and Under**
**8-12 years old**
**13 and up**

Doors open at 11:00am
7 and Under Battles begin at 11:30
8-12 Battles begin at 12:30pm
13 and up Battles begin at 1:30pm

Host: Seoul (61Syx/GRZ)

DJ: Illiterate

Omega (GSK/Crooks/TBA)

Rox-It (Uncomfortably Fresh/Beatsick Misfits

Blak Atak (Crooks)

Any questions or for more information please email:

Venus Fly Crew Workshop

Posted: October 29, 2015 in Uncategorized


61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy X Venus Fly Crew Present:

Venus Fly Workshop

Cost: FREE
(15 Dollar Donation Suggested)

When: Saturday November 14th
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Open Session to Follow at 8pm.

Where: 61Syx Teknique SDA
2751 Alpine ave
Grand Rapids MI

The Ladies from Venus Fly Crew will be here to share with our community of BGirls!!!

This workshop will be only for the ladies. Sorry fellas!

The purpose of bringing an event like this is to help empower our female dancers in the scene by giving them the opportunity to grow as BGirls, by building with BGirls. Vanicia and Evilynn represent one of the most prodominant all female crews in the United States. Venus Fly Crew.

Come go over the fundamentals of BGirling. Toprock will be taught by Evilynn and Footwork will be taught by Vanicia.



Venus Fly Crew:



More details TBA.

Stuntman Workshop!!

Posted: September 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

61Syx SDA Workshop Series continues!!!!

This time with the one and only

(Style Elements/Originality Stands Alone)

Monday, October 5th
Open Floor to follow

***** Regular classes are cancelled on this day. *****

61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy
2751 Alpine Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Cost: 10 Dollars

This will be an ALL SKILL LEVEL Workshop. Ages 8+ unless advised by Seoul, Randum, or Ant.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1482270462076452/

More Details TBA.


Posted: August 14, 2015 in Uncategorized


61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy Presents:

61Syx Summer Jam

14 and under 1v1 Kids Battle

Saturday, August 22nd
Doors at Noon
Battles begin at 1pm

61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy
2751 Alpine ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Cost: 3 Dollars
3 and under Free

Prize: Plaque

Roland – (Battle Born/Style Elements)
Viper – (61Syx Teknique)
Jamone – (61Syx Teknique)
Sylentz – (61Syx Teknique)
Hornet – (61Syx Teknique)

DJ: RX-78

Host: Seoul

It is tradition that after BBoy/BGirl Bootcamp finishes that we throw a summer jam! The kids always need an excuse to show off the things that they learned throughout camp, and there’s no better test then the battle field!

DIRECTLY FOLLOWING the Summer Jam will be Michigan Matchups. Please feel free to stay and watch the adults!

You can find a link to that event here:

Last Summer Jam’s Final Battle: Kontent vs Swidt

61Syx SDA Fall Schedule

Posted: August 5, 2015 in Uncategorized
61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy is happy to announce their Fall Schedule.

Beginning September 1st 61Syx will be offering a level class every day of the week, We will offer 5 different level classes. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Uber-Advanced, and Adult Classes.
Class Instructors: Seoul, Randum, Ant

Class Descriptions:

Dance Experience 1 year and under. A level for all students who have never tried breakin’ or need assistance with foundational and fundamental movements.

Dance Experience 1-2 Years, and must have a firm grasp on fundamentals of Breakin’, and be able to combine movements in the form of Freestyling. Also, student must be able to have a basic understanding of Music, and counts.

Dance Experience 2-3 Years, A level for students who no longer need foundation assistance, and are able to begin creating their own style, and moving as ‘one with the beat’. This level will also offer a better understanding the culture of HipHop. (2 classes per week suggested).

Dance Experience 3+ Years. This level is offered to students that have developed a style, and technique of their own. Students should also able to create movements and put them to music flawlessly. A level where we will no longer be teaching individual moves, but focusing on the movement, and artform of Breakin’. (2+ classes per week suggested).

Adult Classes:
Ages 16+ Classes are offered to adults at all skill levels once a day. Classes will be more of an individualized class depending on each breakers skill level

If you are unsure of what class level you should be attending, please contact Seoul.

Open Session:
Mondays-Thursdays from 9pm-11pm. This is not like a formal class setting. Open session is a practice session open to the community, for you to practice, build and develop your dance skills. All styles of dance are welcome!

The class schedule will be as follows:

1 Class per week: $60/Month
2 Classes per week: $100/Month
3 Classes per week: $125/Month
Unlimited Classes: $150/Month
Drop in classes: $20/Class
Private classes: $25/Hour

**Please note payment is due on the 1st class of each month, a five dollar late fee will be applied for each week payment is late.**

To enroll please contact us HERE
email: keegan.loye@gmail.com
phone: (616)826-8013

Local First 2015

Posted: June 14, 2015 in Uncategorized


Photo by: Darline Nguyen

June 6th, 2015

61Syx Teknique SDA, teamed up with Local First of Grand Rapids along side with some amazing bands to bring you a festival filled with Grand Rapids Talent!!! Check out a small reel of our performances!

“Local First is the premier organization supporting and advocating for local business ownership in the Midwest, and since its informal founding in 2003 has grown to represent more than 800 locally owned businesses in West Michigan. Guided by three core values – Sustainability, Collaboration, and Support – Local First has played an integral role in the resurgence of Grand Rapids’ urban neighborhoods and the growth of West Michigan’s entrepreneurial culture. In addition to the benefits extended to businesses within the Local First membership network, Local First organizes and sponsors a variety of public events aimed at promoting local businesses and educating the community. Such events include the signature Local First Street Party; the Eat Local Challenge; and the INsight Conference.”


61Syx SDA @ Local First

Posted: June 1, 2015 in Uncategorized


For the third year in a row, 61Syx SDA is proud to be a part of Local First’s annual Street Party!!!

It’s happening this Saturday downtown in front of Bistro Bella Vita!!!

All of 61Syx SDA students are invited to come and jam with us during our sets at 430pm, and 6pm!!! This show is a great way for young and upcoming students to gain some confidence cyphering with the adults, and in front of some pretty large crowds!!

This is at the same time as Festival of the Arts so parking with be difficult so please plan accordingly! We hope to see everyone with us on Saturday!

You can find the facebook event for Local First Street Party here: https://www.facebook.com/events/806549416104718/

What an AMAZING Event. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated. A special shoutout to the Pyramid Scheme for letting us have such an amazing event at their beautiful venue. DJ Druskii for handling business for the kids battle, and the Open styles. JFunky, Goblin, and SamuRY for judging the kids battle. Flexum, Pringlz, and XCentric for judging the open styles. And congratulations to winners!





All of the Footage for the kids battles can be found at this link!

Till Next time! Peace and love!

Lord of the Fly

Posted: April 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

Lord of the fly FLYER PS

“Lord of The Fly”

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE HOSTING THIS AT TWO SEPARATE VENUES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2v2 Student Battle (Breaking)
10 and Under
11 and Up

Prize – 100 Bucks and Plaque

The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI

Doors Open at 12Noon
10 and Under Battles Start at 1pm.
11 and Up Battles start at 3pm.

Ryan – 61Syx Teknique/Robotops

Omega – Ground Syndrome/Them Badd Apples

JFunky – Crooks Crew/Stylin’ Out

Druskii – Cincinnati, OH

Seoul – 61Syx Teknique


1v1 Open Styles Battle
Top 16

!!!!Cyphers will begin at 9pm sharp and go until 1030pm. In that time 16 Pendants will be given out to those who are killing it in that time. Those who receive a pendant will advance to the Bracket style top 16!!!!

Prize – Open Styles- 500 Bucks and Plaque
Handshake Battle – Custom Pendants

61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy
2751 Alpine ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI

Time: Doors at 8pm
Prelim Cyphers 9pm-1030pm
Top 16: 11pm

Pringlz – Venus Fly Crew

X-Centric – Digital Natives/Alkemy

Flexum – Knuckleheads Cali/Furious Styles/Full Force


DRUSKI – Cincinnati, OH

Seoul – 61Syx Teknique


Crowd Judging.
45 Seconds per Handshake MAX
From prelims will take top 5
Then will take top 3.

More details TBA.


61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy Presents:

“Breaking Down Power” with Black Attack – Crooks Crew.

Kids workshop and Adult workshop.

Black Attack has been a face of the Chicago and Midwest Breakin’ Community for a very long time. We’re excited to announce that he will be coming up to Grand Rapids for a workshop focusing on one of the assets that made him such a monster. Power!

“We will be covering power and freezes, and catering the moves that we work on to the breakers who are attending the workshop. I will also be going over the importance of conditioning, stretching, and consistency when it comes to gaining more power, balance, and control within your movements.” – Black Attack


When: Saturday, March 14th
Time: TBA

Where: 61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy
2751 Alpine ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Cost: 15 Dollars