Ashley's dance education began as a child. Her mother is a ballroom dancer, which gave her the passion to start dancing at a young age. Her training includes: belly dance, ballroom, salsa, hip hop, ballet and various folkloric dances.
Ashley began belly dancing in 2005 with Taghreed (JO) and the bulk of her training was with Marie Wilkes (USA) & Sujee Choi (KR).
During her time in Korea, she graduated from Korea Belly, a dance academy in Seoul. She participated in many international dance competitions receiving People's Choice twice along with various group performance awards. Ashley is American, now residing in Oslo, Norway. She teaches yoga, salsa, ballet and belly dance :)
Ashley believes in student development, cross training and encouraging each student to be themselves in class! Join her!