How to recreate your own dance styles with Ally Vega

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Ally talks about how she mixed hip hop and cultural dance to create a unique dance company. This conversation inspires you to go outside of the box to make up your own rules and create another stream of income. Ally has discovered that she is ready to expand energetically outside of L.A and the U.S.

In this episode you will learn about:

  • How Ally’s dad, who was a dancer, motivated her to start dancing as a kid.
  • Leaving dance for sports and falling in love with dance all over again.
  • Being inspired by folk and cultural dance and recreating a different style by mixing hip hop with traditional dances.
  • Pausing for a bit and feeling comfortable with taking time off.
  • Discovering that there is more outside of your space, energetically.

Favorite Quote: “Who I am authentically is alright.”

Ally talks about how she was able to recreate her dance style by mixing cultural and traditional folk dances with hip hop and building her dance company.

About Ally:

Ally Vega is a 2nd generation Filipina American choreographer, movement educator, and performer based in Los Angeles, CA. She’s worked with various Asian American talent such as Guy Tang, Bohan Phoenix, Nitemrkt, and Gingee and has been featured on Buzzfeed and NBC Asian America to showcase narratives around the immigrant experience.

She’s also choreographed for the musical comedy, Supportive White Parents, that debuted at Second City Hollywood. Nowadays, she spends her time directing her dance company Ancestral Vision Movement, a company that fuses traditional Filipino dances with hip hop and other contemporary forms of movement.

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