Who is the Rebel?

Oceana “Ocean” Porter is a professionally trained dancer, choreographer and AFAA Certified Group Instructor from New York.  She has coached competitve dance, taught at a multitude of dance schools and danced back-up for artists like Carimi and Wyclef Jean.  However, none of the above fulfills her purpose more than teaching Rebels by Ocean.  After battling with depression and inconsistent weight loss , Ocean decided to combine her love of dance with her passion for fitness. She wanted to create a way for women to not only get in shape, but build their confidence, encourage one another, reach their goals and get out of their comfort zone!  Removing boundaries, limitations, negative energy and words, every class is filled with positivity.  Ocean’s energetic and motivational way of teaching has helped everyday women “Rebel” against the ordinary and become their best self! 


Outside of Rebels By Ocean, Ocean is host and has done events like the Deans List Award Show, the Deans List Tour and a weekly muscal showcase called On the Rise.  She is a member of the non-profit Purposefully Pretty’s staff, they educate and strengthen the minds of young women through a multitude of events and opportunities.  Encouraging them to think bigger, find their purpose and love themselves!  Lastly, Ocean is currently in her last year of graduate school for a master’s in Public Relations.


This is only the first year for Rebels By Ocean, women are commiting to learn the importance of putting themselves first, building their confidence and getting out of their comfort zone!


Are you ready to join the  Rebellion?!