Alyssa began dancing at age 3 training at Saddleback Dance Center in Orange County, CA. She competed on the national level from age 7-18, receiving numerous awards for her solo and group performances. She is a graduate of Orange County School of the Arts, Commercial Dance Conservatory. Alyssa began teaching ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and musical theater dance styles at the age of 16. She was a company member of the Golden State Ballet Company based in Mission Viejo and a founding company member of Tap Overload, a rhythm tap company. While attending the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, where she received her bachelors degree in Business Management, Alyssa’s passion for dance brought her to the world of ballroom dance, where she was first introduced to swing dancing. Alyssa has been teaching and competing in West Coast Swing the last two years in addition to her roots as a competition dancer.
Alyssa moved to Monterey, CA in 2017 to continue her career in the wine industry. Alyssa is excited to be a part of The Dance Center and looks forward to the future!