Alyssa is of Bengali descent and has been dancing Bollywood since childhood.  Not only does she have 8 years of dance teaching experience under her belt but she is also a Pre-Kindergarden teacher as her day job.  So we can safely say Alyssa is very enthusiastic and patient with her students.  She has 5 years of training in Bharatanatyam (Classical Indian Dance) from the Kalairani Natya Saalai dance school in Maryland. It was there that she started to develop a passion for dance and performing. She also has some hip hop, tap and jazz training. Alyssa is the dance and choreography director of Ichamati, which is a non-profit Bengali organization Cholo Bangladesh! She was also a dancer and choreographer for Chalak, the Bollywood fusion dance team at Towson University. Alyssa is currently working with Rhythmaya Dance as a Bollywood instructor for kids and teens. In her free time, she enjoys making dance videos with her friends! Alyssa is very excited to begin her journey as a Bollywood instructor at District Groove!