Co-Founder, Artistic Director
Ramon Barajas III
Mr. Ramon Barajas III is a Co-Founder of the Scorpio Dance Academy, a dance project of ARTISTdistrict Community, which includes Scorpio Dance Entertainment, Scorpio Media, and Scorpio Fashion.
Mr. Barajas is a disciplined dancer trained in multiple styles such as Salsa, Bachata, ChaCha, Swing, Flamenco, Foxtrot, Tango, Mambo, Waltz, Rumba, Bolero, Samba, and more.
Mr. Ramon Barajas III is known for his long term investments in Philanthropy in education and arts. In 2009 he formed a student organization at Glendale Community College known as the American Society for Arts. In 2011, he founded the ARTISTdistrict Community, an online community dedicated to artists of all disciplines. In 2018 he founded the Barajas Family Foundation, an organization that serves as a global advocate for education through the arts via its variety of programs and projects.
Ms. Nar Hakobyan is a Co-Founder and the visioner behind the Scorpio Dance Academy and the brand.
Co-Founder, Strategic Advisor
Ms. Ani Hovhannisyan is world class dancer, choreographer, dance teacher from Glendale, CA.
She is trained in classical, contemporary, modern, artistic, styling, cultural, latin, ballroom, and international dances.
She has been in international competition in several occasions. She has a passion for teaching and loves children. She currently is apart of the Pacific Ballet Dance Theater Company. She holds degrees in Dance and Kinesiology from California State University, Northridge.
As President of the Scorpio Dance Academy, Ms. Ani is responsible for the logistics and both student and community affairs involving our school's curriculum.