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Yvonne H. Chow
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Yvonne H. Chow

Yvonne Huatin Chow (she/her/hers) is a 1st generation, Chinese American, queer woman from the Bay Area, CA (Ohlone Land). After high school, she moved to the birthplace of Hip-Hop, New York City (Lenape Land), to immerse herself in the culture and dance form that spoke deeply to her. There she joined H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory, where she has been training in Hip-Hop Dance foundations via The BLADE Dance Technique® (S. Thomas, 1995) for over a decade.  

She is now a choreographer, educator, and curator and currently serves as the Director of Operations and Education Director of H+. In 2015, Yvonne founded House of Chow, the Asian Division of H+ with the mission of educating, empowering, and unifying Asians in the US through Hip-Hop Dance. 

As a dance advocate, Yvonne is a representative of H+ at the United Nations Economic and Social Council and serves on the Steering Committee of the NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies.  Yvonne has shared her expansive knowledge of dance in numerous publications like, “Dance Perspectives” by Stephanie Smith in 2015, and “Own Your Vulnerability” by Elizabeth Barry in 2016.

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