Raised in St. Johns, Alissa locally owns and operates Alissa’s Dance Elite. She started dancing at the young age of three with Marva Bohaty. With over 35 years of dance experience, Alissa has devoted her life to dance. Her passion for dance is evident in her teaching and choreography.
Alissa has extensive training in ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, jazz and acro/tumbling. Through workshops and dance conventions, Alissa continues to evolve her training and accreditations. She has also trained in New York City and participated in the Rockette Experience. Alissa has studied both Cecchetti and Russian methods of ballet. She is a Teacher Member of the Cecchetti Council of America with adherence to the high standards set by the syllabus for instruction. Alissa is a certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor and also has her certification in Alixa Flexibility, which is for the safe practice and training of stretching for dancers
Alissa has taken over the former Bohaty’s School of Dance St. Johns. She looks forward to continuing the tradition of quality dance instruction. It is Alissa’s mission to inspire and educate students. She believes that by giving motivation and guidance, dreams can be turned into reality. Alissa feels it is a privilege to have the opportunity to share the art of dance with each and every student.