Alyssa Guerin has been dancing for over 25 years. She grew up in the Pioneer Valley, studying at the New England Dance Conservatory before going on to receive her B.A. in Dance from Dean College in 2008. She has spent the last ten years in Boston working as an executive assistant and performing with several hip hop and contemporary groups including Perceptions Contemporary Dance Company, the Concept Artists, Unyted Stylz, Embrace Dance Company, Project Nailz, as well as with the NLL’s Boston Blazers and Cannons Dance Teams. Alyssa has taught students aged 3-18 at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts and choreographed for their Senior Dance Company. She has been a featured soloist in Springfield’s Boar’s Head Festival for over ten years under the direction of Amelia Hays-Rivest. In the spring of 2018 Alyssa traveled to Thailand to study yoga and earned her 200-hour registered instructor designation and is also an aspiring doula. She is thrilled to join the staff at Ascendance and looks forward to a great year!