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Ignite: An Evening of Fusion Dance Featuring Ashley López
February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A spark of the imagination ignites an idea and our passion fans the flames of creativity. From the fire we emerge to share and be witness to each others creations. Warm yourself by the light of our fire and indulge in an evening of dance featuring, Ashley López from Portland, Oregon and local performers….
Belly belly hip
Saffrons (Luciterra class)
Ashley López began dancing while earning her degree in Music for Opera. After working as a professional singer for a year, she moved into dance and fitness. Ashley is a certified yoga, Pilates and fitness instructor with 16 years experience and has created her own teacher training program, Integrated Dance, accredited through the American Council on Exercise.
A dedicated and passionate performer, she has toured as a guest artist with Zoe Jakes and Beats Antique, and has also collaborated with Rachel Brice’s Datura Project as well as toured with The Vagabond Opera as a singer and dancer. Ashley has directed three dance companies: Trikhala in Champaign, Illinois, Orchid Bellydance in the San Francisco Bay Area and Allegro Dance Company in Portland, Oregon. She has also performed with dance companies such as SF Hula and the Mona Khan Dance Company.
Currently, Ashley has immersed herself in not only dance but circus training and is an enthusiastic contortion student. To date, Ashley has toured teaching workshops and performing in over 25 countries worldwide. She loves weaving her sense of musicality and flexibility into her unique style of performance.