ABOUT

 

   Founder/CEO-Coach Ayesha Watson/Hawkins      

 

5678dancenow.inc organization is a dance studio that provides mentoring and counseling, character building, discipline, dance development services to our youth. We serve ages 3 years and older. I have been teaching and mentoring through dance for over 23 years.I have taught several dance teams in the Fulton and DeKalb County areas duties-such as choreography,mentoring, competition judging, scholarships, college linkage, celebrity dance judging, dance consultation and more!! I also hold a BS in Therapeutic Recreation,  Masters of Science Degree in Human Behavior and currently working on my PHD in General Psychology. I work with all youth to adults of all ages. My purpose is to continue to use dance to mentor and provide counseling in the community through local recreation centers, schools or where services are needed. I use my Educational degree's in Human Behavior and my dance background to help promote our youth and adults mental and physical well-being. We also have a Education/ transition from school to work program (EYP) for youth to senior citizens.  

 

DANCE WITH A PURPOSE!!!

Dance, Performance and Cheer Experience

1987-South West DeKalb High school First Basketball Cheer Mascot (Cheerleader)

1987-1993-Atlanta Dance-Dancer

1989-1992-Georgia Youth on Parade Twirler

1993-Chapel Hill Cheerleader

1995 to 1997- South West DeKalb Dancing Diva-Marching Band

1996-Olympics-dancer in the opening and closing ceremonies

1997-South West DeKalb Dancing Diva-Basketball

1997-2001-Morris Brown College-”Bubblin Brown Sugar”Dance team-Marching Band

1998-Choreographed routine for Columbia high school “ Dancing Dolls Dance Team”

1998-1999-Morris Brown College- “ Bubblin Brown Sugar “ Dance team- Marching Band

1998-2001-Morris Brown College- “Bubblin Brown Sugar” (Captain)Marching Band

1999-Choreographer a Dance Piece for Football Season performance and Judge for season tryouts

1999-Morris Brown College (BUBBLIN BROWN SUGAR QUEEN)

2000-Bronner Brothers Hair Show Model

2000-2001-Morris Brown College “Ecstacy Basketball Dance Team”

2000-2001-Brown Middle School (Choreographer)

2002-Hosted Pebble Brook High school Dance tryouts as Choreographer

2000-Briefly joined The Universoul Circus (Dancer)

2001-Beauty of the Month (Rap Nation) underground TV show

2001-”Drumline” Dancer-Morris Brown College-Bubblin

2008-Atlanta Dance/Band Precision Summer Camp-Co-Choreographer

2007-2009-Washington High school-Lead Choreographer-Summer Dance Camp

2009-Head Choreographer for the Atlanta Scholarship Fair-Lithonia high school

2005-2013-Miller Grove High school Dance Team Choreographer “The Fabulous Purple Foxxes and Flag Corp” Marching Band Season- as well as gained superiors ratings during the DeKalb County Band Festival

2010-South Carlolina State-Champagne dance team-Atlanta dance judge

2010-UnderGround Madness Dancer-Tripple “T” female rap artist-video

2010-South Carolina State- Dance team-tryouts Judge

2010-2012-Co-Chair National Council Negro Women-Black Pearls-mentoring program

2013-Miller Grove High school Basketball Dance Team-”Sliver Dolls”

1997-present have been a selected dance judge for numerous dance teams such as North Atlanta High

school, Tri-Cities High school,South West Dekalb High school, Stephenson High school, Columbia

High school,Martin Luther King Jr. High school, Ja Phi-Male Dance Company annual competition Judging panel

2011 to 2013 Co-Chair of the National Council of Negro Women- Black Pearls-mentoring program

2013 to present Member of American Business Woman

2014-Director of Dance/Cheer program-Atlanta Cowboys Youth Football Program

2001-Present Mentor and collaborate with HBCU- to get girls Education Scholarships for Dance

1998 to Present- Founder/Ceo 5-6-7-8.Inc! Non-profit Dance organization

2014-Celebrity Dance Judge for the “BRING IT” Dance Television show

2014 to Present have current contracts with several DeKalb County Parks-Exchange, Midway, Tobie Grants, Mason Mill Recreation Center

2015-Choreographer for Dancers “Underground Madness” Comcast TV show

2015-Joined Partnerships with Southern Regional Dance Championship/dance judge

2015-Clayton State College-Dance Competition-Judge

2015-Founder/-Owner-ATLANTA GLITTER DANCE TEAM (competitive squad)

2015-Bring it TV show-Atlanta Glitter Dance Team-performance

2015--107.5 and 94.5 radio networking-Atlanta Glitter Dance Team

2015-Atlanta Glitter Participated in Music Video

October-November 2015 Hosted and Sponsored 1st Annual Toy Drive

November 2015-Hosted tutorial and neck tie sessions to youth

December 2015-Hosted open forum on Self Esteem

February 2016-Participated in American American Awareness Month

May 2016-Atlanta Glitter Dance wins 1st Place in Decatur Stand battle

May 2016-5678dancenow.inc performs at DeKalb County  Event

June 2016- Atlanta Glitter Dance-under going new changes- new name Atlanta Glitter Legacy and emerging through Cultural development

July-Atlanta Food Festival Parade

June 2016 to September 2016-Performed at the Philips Arena/ Atlanta Dream Professional Basketball team-ESPN live

November 2016-5678dancenow.inc/ GGX4 performed with "Taylor Girls Steal her Man music video"

November 2016-5678dancenow.inc joined partners with donations to Silentos toy and dinner give away

November 2016-5678dancenow.inc/ Atlanta Glitter Performed music artist originator of "Whip Nae Nae" Silento's Christmas Drive

December 2016-5678dancenow.inc/ Atlanta Glitter Performed music artist originator of "Whip Nae Nae" Silento's ChristmasToy/ Dinner give away

June 2018-Juneteenth Festival and parade

2018- Live the Dream Movie- Judge and critique

Performances 2017-2019 Community wide- Porter Sanford

Professional Education Credits

1997 South West Dekalb Highschool

2001-BS in Therapeutic Recreation from Morris Brown College

2013-Masters in Human Behavior from Capella University

2013 to present working on PHD in General Psychology-Capella University

 

-Memberships- National Council of Negro Women, American Business Women and National Association of Professional Woman

 

*Skills- help others start a Non-profit business, can do basic cloth sewing, makeup, fashion & design, hair,model, nails,consulting etc.