Allison has been teaching locally and abroad in dance, somatics and healing for the past twenty years. She is the creator of the Embodied Dance Project which utilizes dance training as a healing art form and performance as personal growth. She is a lecturing professor in World Dance and Jazz Dance History at Iona College, and teaches dance technique at Manhattanville College. She completed her MFA through Montclair State University in 2018 and holds certifications in Bodywork, healing, Yoga, Nutrition, Body- Mind Dancing and the Simonson Method of Teacher Training. Allison believes that dance is a universal art form with the power to connect and heal individuals and audiences when approached with mindfulness at the core of its process. She seeks to provide experiences using dance as a communicative tool to explore how we interpret, address and envision what it means to be human; evolving and responding to our changing times.