Teachers

We gathered a team of experienced teachers, who taught in different dance and fitness establishments in Amman and abroad for a number of years.

Yevheniya (Gina )Permynova
Choreographer

Born in Russia, Yevheniya is a Registered Teacher of the Royal Academyof Dance (London). Initially trained as a character dancer in Ukraine, Yevheniya graduated from Kharkov National University of Ukraine with a BA in Education/History. Yevheniya danced with folklore ensembles in Ukraine and Bulgaria. After obtaining Teaching Certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance (London) and relocating to Jordan (2004- present) she worked in several private schools in Amman until opening of Freeway Dance studio. At the moment Gina is teaching classical ballet, pre-ballet classes for the youngest students, modern theather dance and mat based Pilates.


Tatiana Merinova
Choreographer

Born in Voronezh, Russia, Tatiana is a graduate of Voronezh Academy of Choreography in classical ballet Samara Pedagogical Institute with BA in Show Production and Management . Tatiana danced with the Boris Eiffmann Ballet (St.Petersburg ), Stanislavkiy Musical Theater(Moscow) and Athens Opera Theater (Greece). In 2003 Tatiana relocated to Amman and taught in the Embassy of Russian Federation and different private schools. Since May 2009 she is one of co-founders of Freeway Dance Studios where she teaches classical ballet and musical theater dance classes.



Maxeem (Max) Ayyad
Choreographer

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Maxeem is a graduate of Kiev National University of Culture and Arts with a BA in Show Business Management and Pedagogical University of Ukraine with a BA in Education/Linguistics. Maxeem started his dance career as a ballroom dancer and later continued as hip hop dancer. He danced in Ukraine, Russia, South Korea and Poland. Maxeem has extensive experience choreographing and directing dance performances, fashion shows and beauty pageants. In 2006 Maxeem relocated to Jordan, taught hip hop in various dance establishments in Amman. In May 2009 he joined Freeway Dance Studios. At present he is teaching various styles of hip hop and ballroom dances.


B-Boy Somar
Choreographer

B-Boy Somar originally comes from Syria, but was born and raised in Jordan. In 2008 he started his dancing career as a b-boy and dedicated much of his time and effort not only to perfecting his craft, but also to promoting dance in the Middle East and establishing its respectful place among other careers. Somar is a winner of Red Bull BC One Cypher in Jordan in 2014 and a participant of the Red Bull BC One Middle East and Africa Final (Algeria) in the same year. Somar is a member of one of the best dance crews in Jordan – Middle Beast. He had worked and performed around Jordan and with international dance companies (from France and Italy). At present Somar works in the established dance teaching schools in Amman; he had joined Freeway teaching team in 2015-16 academic year.