On today’s episode we are joined by dancer, instructor, and coach Alicia Langlais. Alicia’s practice is all about conquering your fears and overcoming the demons that are holding you back from pursuing your own path, whether that be as a dancer, artist, creator, or entrepreneur. Alicia found her way back to dance after years as a school counselor and time overcoming the challenges of her early dancing days at the renowned LaGuardia Performing Arts High School aka the school that inspired Fame. Listen in to Alicia’s incredible journey and get ready to conquer your own dragons today.
Alicia Langlais is a Bay Area dancer, instructor, and dance inspiration coach. Hailing from Bronx, NY, Hip-Hop and Caribbean culture were a part of her household and community which informed her passion for movement and dance, even as she began ballet training at the age of seven. In addition to over 15 years of dance training, teaching, and performing in New York and the Bay Area, Alicia also has a Master’s of Education Degree in School Counseling and Master’s of Art Degree in Transpersonal Psychology. Her M.A. degree concentration in Creative Expression with studies and research focused on Dance Therapy allows Alicia to meld her dance training, personal experience with dance trauma, and mental wellness backgrounds to help students slay dance related insecurities or trauma, which she calls “Dance Dragons.”