ALYCE CRISTINA VALLEJO

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MEET ALYCE CRISTINA VALLEJO

Alyce Cristina Vallejo is a life long student of movement and self discovery. She began her Ballet and Modern training at North Carolina Dance Theater under the direction of Salvatore Aiello, followed by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride, (Charlotte Ballet) and The Charlotte School of Ballet, under Gay Porter. Alyce graduated from Northwest School of the Arts in 2002 and continued her training and budding professional career at Florida State University. With a BFA in dance, cum laude, she moved to San Francisco to dance with the SF Conservatory of Dance under Summer Lee Rhatigan. Alyce has had the honor to perform the works of Balanchine, restaged/choached by Suzanne Farrell and Patricia McBride, Jules Perrot, restaged by Richard Sais, Alonzo King, and Alex Ketley, among others. Since her return to Charlotte as a professional dancer in 2007, Alyce has performed with several local and regional choreographers/companies including, Martha Connerton/Kinetic Works (12 seasons), Guest Artist for the Charlotte Youth Ballet (10+ years), CPCC Summer Theater, and Moving Poets Charlotte/Berlin. Alyce has worked as a teaching artist for the Charlotte Symphony, Kinetix Works and as the Ballet/Pointe teacher at Northwest School of the Arts, 2015-2017. Integrating the art of dance, movement and curriculum, providing students with a deeper understanding of self, education, community and the foundation to thrive as technician and artist. 

Additionally, Alyce is a certified yoga teacher. She has completed Grounded Kids, Ground 1 Teacher Training, Yoga One's 200 hr. Teacher Training, and Baptiste Level One Training with Baron Baptiste since 2015. She is the program manager for Kids Yoga and Mommy and Mini at Yoga One and teaches various weekly classes, workshops, trainings and masterclasses between Yoga One and Charlotte Yoga. Alyce is also the creator and co-leader of Discover Your Pura Vida: Yoga, Adventure and Cultural Retreat in Costa Rica. 

In Alyce’s class, Dance or Yoga, you will discover a conversation of physicality and vulnerability, to awaken and empower the heart voice. It is through her own discovery and awareness of love, passion and adventure that enables others to tap into the unconditional love that exists in each of us. “When you discover the value of unconditional love that resides within yourself, the possibility to manifest what we want in our lives and in our world, is endless.”

You can catch Alyce dancing her way around Charlotte in various settings, with/in her most powerful, inspiring and challenging role as Mama to her daughter, Amelia Jean. It is through the eyes of Amelia’s discovery and curiosity for the world that inspires Alyce to make everyday an adventure and full of LOVE! Alyce is greatly honored and humbled to be dancing, learning and growing from Kim Jones and the artist of Movement Migration.

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