At Inspire Dance Arts, we employ highly trained, loving and positive teachers, so that your child feels welcomed and encouraged! We want your child to receive the best quality training in the dance room, as well as provide dancers with the emotional support they need to succeed! Classes focus on teaching proper technique from day one, so that dancers can build the proper skills and gain confidence on the dance floor.

 

We strive to teach everything in a way that is creative, fun and positive, so that dancers will be excited to come back each week, have a great time, and make friends. We believe personal development is paramount, and our faculty is there to support each dancer's journey, whether they are taking one class or six!

NLDC_headshots (5 of 37).jpg

Alyssa

STUDIO OWNER

Alyssa started Inspire Dance Arts (formerly Next Level Dance Center) with her sister, Amber, in the Summer of 2017. Having danced since the age 3, she knows what a positive influence dance can have in all areas of a dancer's life. Alyssa's goal at Inspire is create well rounded, service oriented dancers with a focus on personal growth and comraderie.

NLDC_headshots (8 of 37).jpg

Brittney

comp team

Brittney spent nearly 2 decades dancing at competitive dance studios all over the Greater Sacramento Area before turning to teaching. She has over a decade of dance instruction experience, and she brings her dedication to both our rec classes and our dance teams. Her choreography has been awarded at multiple competitions with our Dream Teams!

Emily

Gems, REC & Prep team

Emily has been training in Ballet for most of her life, and brings her passion to the classroom! Emily loves sharing her passion for dance with our youngest students, all the way to our prep teams! 

Ryan

Rec & prep team

Ryan is a soloist with Inspire's Dream Teams! She has been dancing since she was 3 years old and competing for 7 years! She has been at Inspire since the beginning, and her favorite dance styles are Jazz and Tap. Ryan was Inspire's 2019-2020 Dancer of the Year! 

Steph

GEMS, REC & TEAM

Stephenie has been studying dance and theater for most of her life, she studied and performed via New York and LA and takes her craft seriously. She is a multi Sacramento Elly award winner for choreography and acting. Her goal is to create a safe and creative space for all dancers.

Remy

GEMS & Rec

Remy brings her passion for dance to the studio, and loves teaching our school age kids! Remy's favorite dance styles are lyrical and jazz. She is so excited to join the team at Inspire!

Kalia

REC

Kalia is a soloist with Inspire’s Dream Teams! She has been dancing for 7 years and competing for 5. Her favorite styles are Jazz and Acro. Kalia is Inspire’s 2021-2022 scholarship recipient!

meet our team

Amber

STUDIO OWNER

Amber and Alyssa have been studying dance together since the age of 3. They have an extensive background in both recreational, competitive and dance instruction, having earned numerous top placements and titles. Amber and Alyssa have trained with top choreographers and together they choreograph Inspire Dance Art's competitive Dream Teams!  

NLDC_headshots (3 of 37).jpg

Holly

prep & comp team

Holly has been pursuing athletic achievements throughout her life including various styles of dance. Holly has been teaching and studying dance for over a decade, and she is one of the studio's most beloved teachers. Holly has an endless energy and love for our students! Her favorite styles of dance are Jazz and Lyrical.

NLDC_headshots (10 of 37).jpg

Laurie

rec & prep team

Laurie is a soloist with Inspire's Dream Teams!​ She has been dancing for almost 13 years and competing for 6! She brings her love of dance to our littlest dancers and pre team kids! Her favorite style of dance is Contemporary.

Malea

comp team

Malea has been dancing since the age of two, and has 15 years of experience in the dance competition world. She toured with dancers from America’s Best Dance Crew, and was a member of the Rocklin High School dance team, and was a student director in the dance program in both her junior and senior years. Malea was a part of Sacramento State's Hornet Girlz Dance Team under direction of Jolie Roberts. 

Malia

GEMS & Rec

Malia started dancing when she was 5 years old, and has danced ever since! Her favorite dance styles are lyrical and tap! She loves sharing her love of dance with our youngest students, and loves to make a great start to their dance journey. 

Ashley

GEMS & Rec

Ashley has been dancing since the age of 3 and did competitive dance from the ages of 8-17 with many achievements! Ashley takes care in the improvement of our young dancers to help them grow as dancers and as individuals. She turned to teaching, now, to show her love of dance to the next generation!