Ms. Ashlee is a performer, choreographer, journalist, and certified yoga instructor. She holds a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach where she graduated Cum Laude. In addition, She is a 200-RYT with Yoga Alliance after receiving her training through Long Beach School of Yoga under the direction of Ram Bhakt.
Ms. Ashlee has received training from professional artists Bernadette Alverio, Rebecca Lemme, Gracie Whyte, Laurel Jenkins, Keith Johnson, Lorin Johnson, Sophie Monat, John Pennington, Lisa Johnson, Alicia Head, and Rebecca Bryant.
Throughout the years, Ms. Ashlee has danced with companies Authentic: Grooves and SURGE Dance Company. During her time at CSULB, Ashlee has performed in faculty works by Lorin Johnson, Rebecca Lemme, Rebecca Bryant, and student works by Jasmine Mosher and Taylor Worden.
She has attended the River North Dance Chicago Summer Intensive where she trained alongside RNDC company members under the workshop direction of Sara Bibik. She also recently attended BODYTRAFFIC's Concurrent Winter Workshop where she was trained by company members under the workshop direction of Tina Finkelman-Berkett.
In 2016, she had the privilege of performing Rebecca Bryant’s ASKQUESTIONSLATER at the John F. Kennedy Center of Performing Arts for the American College Dance Association’s National Gala in Washington D.C.
In addition, Ms. Ashlee has experience writing for the performance arts—specifically dance—entertainment stories, and media design. During her education, she has been published in CSULB's Daily 49er university newspaper several times for the CSULB Department of Dance concerts. She actively writes for the dance blog Spot LA run by Monica Reid where she reports on the thriving LA dance scene.
Currently, Ms. Ashlee teaches yoga at Casa Ayurveda & Yoga in San Pedro, CA, and aspires to continue working in a performance company, write about dance, teach yoga, travel, and continue her education to attain a M.F.A. in Dance.