Alice has been dancing most of her adult life. She started her movement career as a gymnast and took modern/ballet dance classes as a child. In the late 80's, Alice found West African dance and studied seriously for over a decade and has performed and taught kids and adults up to today.
She has been a member of various dance groups in Boston including Aconcone, directed by Ibrahima Camara. Currently she is a member of Under the Sun Dance and Drum led by Fatou Carol Sylla, as well as her own troupe Teriya,which she formed in 2000. Teriya now Teranga can be seen performing in the metro-north area.
Besides African-based dance and drumming, Alice's studies have included jazz, creative movement, hip hop, improvisational dance and more recently internal martial arts and NIA. She earned her white belt Nia certificate in 2011 with Casey Bernstein and Blue belt in 2013 at Nia HQ.
Teaching in the Metro Boston area, Alice shares her passion for connecting body / mind through classes, workshops and drum/dance circles.
In addition to teaching adults, she regularly offers music and movement classes to young children, African dance to teens at Cambrige School of Weston, as well as weekly African dance classes in the Concord area and workshops in Cambridge/Somerville.She also gives private sessions.