Jaidah Gertrude

Jaidah Gertrude is a Maui based dancer, choreographer, & instructor. Her teaching style is holistic and self-(love)-affirming. She has 16 years teaching experience and works with all ages, levels, & special needs. Jaidah offers private lessons & group classes for everyone. She teaches Yin Yoga, Barre,  Contemporary, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip-hop, Keiki Dance, & Beginner Surf. She also offers nanny services & birthday parties! 


Jaidah is originally from Illinois. She danced professionally in the San Francisco Bay Area region for 8 years with various modern, contemporary and classical companies. She was a soloist for Labayen Dance, Peninsula Ballet Theater, & DHPC, to name a few. She is certified in CPR, First Aid, Yin Yoga, & American Barre Technique. She also has a background in early childhood development.


Jaidah is so humbled and grateful to call Maui home. She is thrilled to dance and teach at Momentum Dance. She is currently teaching Saturday’s 9am class in Paia. She is available for private training and semi-private training upon request.