Alissa Schirtzinger Baird
Alissa, a native of Westerville, Ohio, is currently a writer, dance, and Pilates instructor. She began her formal dance training at BalletMet Columbus and continued at the Ohio State University, earning a bachelor’s degree. Alissa has danced professionally, taught, and worked in arts administration for several years with prestigious dance companies across the United States. Also a certified Power Pilates instructor, Alissa specializes in beginner through advanced mat classes. Alissa believes no matter what size, shape, or age you are, you can be a dancer. She has the innate ability to understand how the body works anatomically and through dance, which makes her a valuable dance educator. As a dedicated professional, Alissa strives to share her lifelong love of dance with the world.