Yahya has over 20 years of experience in training, teaching and performance. He received his start as a break dancer in Times Square in the early 90s. His background in these arts came from his close knit family. Growing up in Harlem, he was fortunate to be exposed to a varitey of movement via his friends and family; capoiera break dance, gymnastics, parkour, tricking, houseddance and street dance performance. Eventually he became involved in television commercials, international tours, ﬁlm, and world wide print campaigns. He was the co-founder for Bklynbeast and is currently the co-founder and director of Brooklyn Zoo NY.