Kristal “M2daE” Jones is a Hip-Hop, R&B, and Bounce choreographer, performer, and instructor. She currently teaches a weekly Hip Hop Choreo class at Dancing Grounds and serves as a lead instructor for bachelorette and birthday party classes. Kristal is the founder and co-Director of Buku Dance Krewe, Dancing Grounds’ resident Hip Hop company. Born and raised in New Orleans, Kristal’s culture has taught her dance is natural act of expression from the soul. Her unique brand of choreography blends Hip Hop, Bounce, Caribbean, and Contemporary styles. As a high school student at McMain, she danced with “Attitude,” a local dance crew that competed at talent shows and perform with local artists. She received her B.A. in Architecture from Southern University in Baton Rouge.