Photo by: Becki Peckham

     Photo by: Becki Peckham

Ashley Howell

Ashley joined the team at SSOD the fall of 2012. She has always had a genuine passion for dance. She has her own unique sense of style, which brings flare to her choreography. Her infectious energy and glowing personality will motivate and excite dancers of all ages and all skill levels.
 
In 2012, Ashley’s choreography was performed as an opener for 605 Collective (Festival of New Dance), Experience Genie (Gala Awards), Cas Public/Variations (Festival of New Dance), and at other corporate events.
 
Ashley feels that frequent and continuous dance and teacher training is an essential aspect of dance education. She is committed to providing the latest techniques and styles to all her students. Ashley is a founding member of the Hip Hop dance crew “Soul Steps” and frequently updates her training in Montreal and Toronto.
 
Ashley has taken class by Inspirational Chorographers such as: Mr Wiggles (Las Vegas), Natasha ”Tash” Jean Bart (Las Vegas), Joseph Go (Paris), Mariano Abraca (Toronto), Scott Forhman (Montreal/Toronto), Yvon-Crazy Smooth Soglo (Ottawa), Lenny Len (Toronto), Kwame Mensah (Toronto), Mia Michaels (New York), Chris Judd (Florida), Shane Sparks, Wade Robson, Brian Friedman, Tyce Diorio, and Gil Duldulao, to name a few.
 
Ashley enjoys teaching all age levels in a variety of styles including Hip Hop, Pop Jazz, Burlesque, Social Dance, Latin, and classes for young children.