Alex is a LA native who began her athletic journey at a young age. Competing in Rhythmic Gymnastics, she led her team to the Junior Olympics and qualified for the National Championships. Alex was a Principle dancer in two companies: Marshall Dance Company representing the Dunham Technique and Madonna Grimes Dance and Fitness Company.
As a professional dancer, Alex has appeared in numerous televised shows like Ellen, Dancing with the Stars, The Grammys, American Idol and Super Bowl XLIX. Commercials include AT&T, Southwest, Budweiser, “Made in America” ft Jay-Z. Film credits include Bring it On All or Nothing and This is the End with Seth Rogan. Representing NIKE for the Beijing Olympics and backing up J-LO at the Dubai World Cup were definitely highlights in her career. Working with elite artists such as Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Usher, Rihanna, Britney Spears and Lana Del Rey, Alex has maintained prominence in the dance industry as a highly sought out artist with over 14 years of experience.
From studying Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s College to dance and music in West Africa, Alex continues to remain a student, constantly growing and creating with various interests in the fitness industry. Her certifications include AFAA Group Ex Trainer, NASM Mixed Martial Arts Specialist, Core Fitness Roller and Certified Yoga Instructor.
Dance credits include: Tina Turner, Cher, Beyoncé, J-Lo, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar, Chayanne and Charo.
TV Show credit include: The Morning Show, American Horror Story, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Talk, Glee, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory.
Fitness Credits include: Sports Illustrated Award show, NIKE Olympics 2016, New Balance Industrial, Reebok Industrial, Step Up Revolution Fitness DVD.
Teaching Credits include: Debbie Allen Dance Academy, IDA, Abbey Lee Dance Academy, UCLA Gymnastic Team Coach, Aireal Yoga, and Master Classes all over the world.
She considers herself forever a student. She is currently studying under the NASM Group Fitness Certification Program and is Precision Nutrition Level 1 certified.
Ellye has been a lifelong student of Health & Human Science and movement. Born in New Zealand, Ellye has always been fascinated with the intersection of intrinsic healing practices with beauty & physical anthropology. Her mission is to utilize the body as a vehicle to inform loving presence and self expression. Ellye holds a degree from Loyola Marymount University and has studied at Quinnipiac University and the Florence Dance Center in Italy. Her certifications include Annie Carpenter’s Advanced E-RYT 500 hr Smart Flow Yoga Training, Stott Pilates Certifications including sports rehabilitation and pre/post natal Pilates, Donna Farhi’s Yoga for Restorative Therapeutics, Bikram’s Yoga College of India, & Integrated Reiki Energy Therapy. She is a practitioner of Transcendental Meditation via the giggling guru Swami Brahmananda Saraswati. For a decade she has taught embodiment in clinical, athletic, pre/post natal, physical therapy, and corporate settings across Los Angeles. Her practice includes bringing a joyful holistic approach to anyone who wants to experience greater physical & mental liberation, vitality, empowerment and flow. She also teaches children meditation and dance in exchange for the reminder to never lose touch with the creative child within you. Ellye is honored and excited to be a part of Team3XT.