51C5E253 AFDE 431D 8249 4070AD5FBB46 1 105 cLaurel is very excited to be teaching at Mclaughlin and wants to create a safe and fun environment for everyone. Laurel studied Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, African, and Contemporary. She danced at a studio for thirteen years and competed on a competition team for three years. Her favorite dance experiences were captaining the dance team for two years in a row and choreographing dances for her high school dance class. She hopes to teach all kinds of styles and make dance as creative and fun as possible for all ages. Laurel believes learning confidence and leadership skills are the most important things you can learn in a dance studio.

Alissa Fowler Headshot Landscape Alissa Fowler is a dancer, artist, teacher, and choreographer based in Sacramento, California. She is currently attending Sacramento State for her BA in Dance. She is a part of the local dance company, TwoPointFour, which performs modern and aerial bandaloop based movement. She understands the worth and value from and within the human body and what it has to offer within space and time. She has a grappling understanding within philosophy of movement and creates and teaches based on the human condition. Through the ability in making deeper connections with other artists and people, Alissa creates an encompassing essence throughout her movement and teaching of students.