Maya Tillman-Rayton is the instructor for Hip-hop I - Fundamentals of Hip-hop. She is a 2003 graduate of the University of Kansas, with a degree in Human Biology, as well as a former member of the Unity Dance Crew where she served as president from 2001-03. Maya's teaching career spans 15 years in the Lawrence and Kansas City Area, earning several choreography and entertainment awards for her works. She is also a two-time scholarship recipient from Monsters of Hip Hop dance conventions. Recently Maya was a Catalyst Choreographer for Kansas City's Day of Dance.