DANCE WITH PURPOSE
DANCE WITH PASSION
DANCE WITH POWER
We are a family-oriented studio
127 Dance Studio we strive to teach value, passion, power and purpose which bring value to our dancers in both dance and in life! We offer all-inclusive pricing classes bringing an experience that allows dancers to have the full experience of dance. Here we bring the opportunity for dancers to compete and perform and bring all their hard work to life for all to see!
MEET OUR TEAM!
Mrs. Sierra (Owner/ Instructor)
Sierra Barajas, founder and owner , has been passionately teaching dance for over 10 years. She has successfully trained dance students throughout the inland empire. Her dedication to her student’s outcomes has led her to pursue her Bachelor of Arts in dance from the University of California Riverside. Sierra graduated with high honors in June 2017 and shortly after opened, Not of the World Dance Studio in October 2017 . She and her husband recently rebranded the studio name to 1:27 Dance Studio in September 2021.
Dancing and performing have always been a part of Sierra’s life. She has an extensive background that began in cheerleading in elementary, drill team, All stars Cheer, and dance team all throughout her middle school to high school years. In 2009, She trained for two years with Championship -winning California All-stars Bullets Cheerleading coached by Jeff and Tanaz in San Marcos, CA who were known to feature in the “Bring It On” films. In 2022 , background danced for Christian artist & Gospel rapper R-Collins in Invasion Tour 2022.
Her technical training is in Choreography, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Improvisation. Her study- focus is Contemporary . Praise dance and Hiphop. She has Choreographed over 50 works in the community, during her training.
Her desire to teach, guided her to coach a High School song team for 2 years in 2015 and choreograph an original piece for UCR is Dancing concert March 2017, which was selected to perform at the annual American College Dance Association conference representing the entire UCR department. In 2015-2017, Sierra was the Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Queens Pageant choreographer and helped encourage and empower young girls to have self- confidence.
She faithfully serves at Light of Hope Community Church as a co-youth leader, praise dance leader, and worship singer. Sierra loves serving the Lord and desires to share Jesus Christ through Dance and the arts! Dancing in the Image of God with His power,in His purpose, with passion!
Mr. Tyrone (Owner/Instructor)
Tyrone Barajas’s love for Hip Hop and Latin dances began at the age of 3. Barajas was self-taught till the age of 18 when he started college where he was trained in Latin dance, break dance, pop n’ lock, improvisation, modern, contemporary hip hop, and choreography. He trained and performed with Simi Valley's Jet-All Stars for 2 years and enjoyed 3 years dancing with Hemet's Souled out Hip Hop Dance Crew
. Barajas has experience in artistic directing, choreography and teaching in studios, churches, and school programs. In 2022 , Tyrone began dance training with Choreographer Alexander Chung. Barajas is a gifted speaker who has had the pleasure of announcing at many dance concerts and community events, including San Jacinto's Caring Symposium, HUSD school events and more. He was given the honor of MC-ing first ever 2022 “ Flip The Switch” dance convention under Alexander & Jasmin Chung.
He has been inspired by music and theater to create his own work to glorify God.He is passionate about his role as a Youth Minister at Light of Hope Community Church and aspires to focus his degree in Ministry. Barajas takes great pleasure in being the Manager partner , competition and artistic director for 1:27 Dance Studio and looks forward to impacting lives with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the art of dance, theater, and ministry!
Erica Camacho first started performing at age 10 years old with her local church. Later, she became part of a Cheerleading squad and Dance Team at Mary Vale high school in Phoenix, Arizona.
In, 2009, she was also part of a Dance team for competitions performing at Victory Outreach.
Later, she went on to graduate from the University of Phoenix in 2016 with her Bachelor’s in Business Management. Her passion for Dance never withered though, she became involved in large musical dance productions for Victory Outreach, such as The little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Easter and Christmas plays. Erica had the opportunity of training under the talented Choreographer, now actor, named "London Brown". In the production "When Sonny Met Julie" back in 2013.
Recently, Erica Volunteered her time at 412 Church Ministry and My City Youth Center teaching Hip Hop Dance, Contemporary Dance, and some forms of Jazz. Erica loves seeing the look in dancers’ eyes when they learn Choreography confidently and believes Dance allows expression! She aspires to see kids grow in their Identity in Christ and she wouldn't trade it for the world!
Willow Timrie Boe began dancing at 18 months old in Mommy & Me classes. She has studied dance in Long Beach, Hemet, Temecula, Murrieta, Riverside, and Corona. Willow has an extensive background in many types of dance: ballet, pointe, jazz, acro & tumbling and specializes in tap. Willow is a nationally ranked tap dancer placing at dance competitions such as Spotlight and K.A.R. She has starred in lead pointe roles of “The Nutcracker,” under the direction of Cheri Kehler, such as Snow Queen, Clara, and Sugar Plum Fairy. Willow has been in the dance corps of countless musicals under the direction of Stacey Bailey, such as “The King & I,” “Hairspray,” “The Wiz,” and “Mary Poppins.” She was the Dance Leader at West Valley High School, where she choreographed routines for the West Valley Dance Team. She was Dance Captain for the production of “Mary Poppins,” and choreographed dance routines in the show.
Willow enjoys sharing the beauty in creation through the art of dance. She encourages her students to express themselves when words fall short. And pushes dancers to find their voice through the power in movement. Willow strengthens her students with exercises focused on personal growth, technique to the discipline, routines as well as the history that goes along with the study of dance.
Willow is currently attending California Baptist University for her master’s in applied mathematics while completing her teaching credential and aspires to become a secondary mathematics teacher. She is excited to be a part of the Studio 127 dance family and looks forward to sharing the glory of God through dance with her dancers. Special thanks to Miss Sierra and Mr. Tyrone as well as the supporting staff, dancers, and families.