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Alicia Ralsten

Tiny Twirlers & Mini Instructor

Alicia Ralsten started dancing at age 4 and it’s been her passion ever since. She graduated from Booker High Schools Visual and Performing Arts dance program at age 16 and is currently working on her bachelors degree at Arizona State University. She has lived in multiple states throughout her life and has had the privilege to be a part of many dance studios, including Maple Valley School of Ballet and The Russian Ballet. Alicia has experience with multiple genres of dance including hip hop, tap, flamenco and extensive experience in ballet, modern and contemporary. Alicia had also attended multiple choreography classes and had the privilege to choreograph for multiple performances at BHS. Dance has been a major positive influence in her life and she hopes to give children the same life changing experiences she had.

Energize Dance Studio Faculty

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Erin Crobons

Owner/Director

Erin Crobons is a recent graduate of New College of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Applied Mathematics. Erin grew up dancing at Focus Performing Arts Studio under the direction of Jenny Clifton and at Empire Dance Studio under the direction of Alexis Black, where she was apart of award winning competition teams. With experience in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and contemporary, Erin began assisting classes at age 14 and teaching at 18 years old. Erin has experience working with dancers of all ages and choreographing award winning competition numbers. Dance is her passion and she loves to share that with children in hopes of inspiring them.

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Erin Crobons

Owner/Director

Erin Crobons graduated from New College of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Applied Mathematics. Erin started dancing at the age of 6. She grew up dancing at Focus Performing Arts Studio under the direction of Jenny Clifton and at Empire Dance Studio under the direction of Alexis Black, where she was apart of award winning competition teams. With experience in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and contemporary, Erin began assisting classes at age 14 and teaching at 18 years old. Erin has experience working with dancers of all ages and choreographing award winning competition numbers. Upon moving to Sarasota she began teaching at various local studios. At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Erin was finishing her degree at NCF and was no longer teaching dance. After a group of families approached her about continuing classes, she decided to open Energize Dance Studio in June 2020. With over 17 years of experience in the dance industry, she is ready to take the next step into entrepreneurship. Dance is her passion and she loves to share that with children.

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Victoria Leyva

Instructor

Victoria grew up in the North Port/Sarasota area and started dancing at age 11. Quickly developing a love and passion for dance, she immersed herself in the art. In High School, Victoria danced with Universal Dance Academy and her High School's Visual Performing Arts Program. After High School, she began taking classes with Sarasota Contemporary Dance, performed in their debut of Sarasota Contemporary Dance Ensemble, and has been interning for SCD since September 2020. Victoria is currently working towards a degree in Humanities and Performance Studies at New College of Florida.

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Logan Misuraca

Company Choreographer

Logan Misuraca, from Sanford, Florida, began dancing at just 18 months old at Showtime Dance. Growing up dancing and competing her whole life, she had the honors of training by some amazing instructors including Kathy Gillespie, Deborah Barnes (DDK Danceworks), Mia Michael’s, Dawhone Perry (New Dimensions Dance Company), and winning many overall titles and awards. Logan was also part of the National Championship Dance Team, Lake Mary Marionettes, throughout High School. After graduation, Logan began dancing at the professional level at Hardrive Productions as well as teaching local dance classes and choreographing for studios in her area. Logan just recently moved out to Sarasota, Fl and is now a part of the Energize Family.

Kendall Britt Jr.

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Ballet Instructor

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