Parris Young Queen - Out Now

Parris Goebel, New Zealand's reigning queen of dance gives us all an insight into her rise to the top of her game in her new memoir, Young Queen. She talks about life, family, her successful career and her Polynesian pride. Young Queen is out now get yourself a copy, we have a few extracts from the book in the next issue of SPASIFIK, issue 71.



Young Queen is revealing and sassy, in which Parris talks openly about how she went from high school drop out to global hip hop dance sensation. Pulling no punches, she shares her fears, grief and the obstacles she’s overcome to make it to the top.


She also talks about how she struggled with body image and self-esteem in her teens.


Throughout Young Queen, Parris talks about what makes her tick; her work ethic and creative process; the inside track on collaborating with mega pop stars; how she’s created a hugely successful business and brand; family life, and the lessons she’s learned along the way.


With the publication of Young Queen, Parris gives fans a ‘backstage pass’ to her life. She hopes that by reading her story, they too will be inspired and motivated to chase their own dreams.


For every copy of Young Queen sold, $1.00 will be donated to Sisters United the charity she founded with sisters Kendal and Narelle, dedicated to mentoring Polynesian women and youth throughout New Zealand:


Young Queen by Parris Goebel with Tracy O'Connor (Mary Egan Publishing $35) is out now.


Order yourself a copy here.