Bay Area Dance Artist
As a qualified Dance Instructor and Choreographer, I’ve been offering my services to people of all ages in the Bay Area since 2012. No matter your level or experience, I’m here to give you the professional and artistic attention you deserve.
A Dedicated Dancer
Ashley Gayle graduated from UC Irvine with a B.F.A in Dance Performance and minor in Business Management in 2012. After moving back home to the Bay Area, she has performed with Alayo Dance Company, PUSH Dance Company, LV Dance Collective, David Herrera Dance Company, Mix’d Ingrdnts, and Urban Jazz Dance Company. She regularly teaches youth and adults throughout the Bay Area and is also the Co-Director of Visceral Roots Dance Company. Please check out my company's website for more information on performances and choreographic/collaborative endeavors! www.visceralroots.org
*New* Outdoor Class Series
Beg/Int Jazz from 9:45-11am
(via Shawl-Anderson Dance Center)
This will be an outdoor class, geared for Beg/Int Movers. We will have a warm -up, stretch, plie/tondu, across the floor, and a combo to perform!
Register via the SADC website here
*they use a program called union.fit which will guide you through registration
I've gotten a few opportunities to share my thoughts on teaching and my love for Jazz Dance. Please check out these articles and let me know what you think!
Check out an article from Dance Teacher where I shared my thoughts on getting students talking in a dance classroom.
I'm excited to announce I wrote an article for In Dance about my relationship with Jazz Dance and learning about is roots.
"As a PUSHLab Choreographer, Ashley Gayle gave us an exciting new work filled with dynamic movement and relevant societal issues in one dance."
Raissa Simpson, Artistic Director of PUSH Dance Company
"Ashley is one of the best dance teachers I’ve ever had! She constantly encourages you to do better in a warm and loving way. Her enthusiasm and excitement make classes super fun as well! Her choreography is also great; it looks super cool and is challenging but fun to dance.