In this exercise, we will work on challenging direction changes, working from center, and expanding and elongating lines.
Alexie is a dancer, actor, born performer. She grew up dancing and competing in Southern California. She was introduced to the entertainment world through her teacher and mentor Tina D'Amato Sidoni at the age of 6 and has been auditioning and performing ever since. Her training includes ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, jazz-funk, and hip-hop. She graduated with a BA in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA, where she also studied Flamenco, Modern, Contact Improv, Capoeira, Egyptian Belly Dance, Polynesian, West African, and Salsa. Recently, Alexie was a Top 11 contestant on the television show "So You Think You Can Dance" Season 7. She continues to pursue all that makes her feel more alive and in love with life because she believes what the world really needs, are people who are more alive!