Alyssa began dancing at the age of 4. She is a very versatile dancer, being trained in many styles such as Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Musical Theatre, Acro, and Hip Hop. 

For 12 years, Alyssa competed across Canada and the US and won many awards for her dancing and choreography. In 2011, Alyssa was given the opportunity to be the assistant for the Senior Canadian National Jazz Team choreographers, Kim O'Neill and Jacques Monfiston. Alyssa also received her teacher certification with the British Association of Teachers of Dancing in 2009 and has been teaching and choreographing at many studios across Ontario ever since.

Alyssa has trained with some of the best teachers and choreographers in the industry including Kim O'Neill, Nick Tull, Jacques Monfiston, Hollywood Jade, Leon Blackwood, Esie Mensah, Shameka Blake, Scott Fordham, Tamina Pollack-Paris, and Addy Chan. Some of Alyssa's performances include UWO's "Block Party 2012" featuring the famous pop DJ, Calvin Harris, the Starlight Foundation Gala, WE Day Kitchener, Pride, Black Diamond Ball, and the Pan American Games. Alyssa has also had the opportunity to work very closely with Juno award-winner, Jully Black, as one of her principal dancers. Most recently, Alyssa had the privilege of being on the choreography team for the Nickelodeon hit TV series "Make it Pop" alongside Addy Chan and her amazing team.

Alyssa graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario in 2014. Throughout her 4 years at Western, Alyssa was a member and the Head Executive of UWO's HEAT Dance Team. Alyssa is also a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor with canfitpro. She takes great pride in training strong healthy dancers! Alyssa is excited to share her passion and love for dance with the students at OAD!