27101 Aliso Creek Road Suite 106-Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - (949)831-8589 - ImpulseDanceCenter@yahoo.com - www.ImpulseDanceOC.com                      

Our Staff


Alexa Marsh - Director

Since the early age of two, dance has been Alexa’s passion.  Her training in all styles of dance has enabled her to be the Instructor and Dancer she is today.  She began seriously teaching at the age of 16 and hasn’t stopped since.  Performing in everything from Professional Ballets like "La Bayadere" and "Swan Lake," to Hip Hop training with many world renowned choreographers, both the stage, and the classroom are her home. 

Miss Alexa, the Owner and Director of Impulse Dance Center opened studio in 2011, and is very excited to continue to enrich the lives of the community through dance.  Her goal is to bring a sense of creativity and self-confidence to all of her students, as well as a strong technical background, so that they may have the tools to accomplish anything their hearts desire!

Lauren Shavitz

Lauren was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has been dancing since age 5 and professionally for 26 years and has taught extensively in South Africa, Georgia and California  since the age of 18 in Jazz and Tap and lyrical. Lauren has performed in various T.V. shows, Industrial s, and Stage Productions. In her native country she performed with the Performing Arts Modern Dance Theater Company, as well as Jazz Dance Theater South in Atlanta and Jazz Spectrum in Orange County. Lauren performed for choreographer Mike Esperanza in Friends in Dance 2007 Showcase as well as for choreographer Linda Simmons in Pulse ’07. Lauren worked with Tesoro High School Dance Team and Color guard 2008-2010. She was the dance commissioner for the 2007 Maccabi Games and the Artist in residence for the 2009 & 2013 Maccabi Artsfest and Games in Orange County. Lauren continues to choreograph competition groups and solos for several high schools in Orange County as well as choreographing for San Juan Hills High Spring Show 2011-2014.  Lauren is a member of CADTD (California Association of Dance/Drill Team Directors ) and USA ( United Spirit Association ) where she judges for the high school competition circuit.  Lauren produced a Benefit Dance Concert, where 15 dance teams and various studios and dance companies performed to raise money for a friend of her daughters who was severely injured in an ATV accident. Lauren continues to expand her creativity and passion for dance. She is blessed with her amazing husband and is very proud of her 23 year old daughter Taryn and 12 year old son Trent. “Dance is the hidden language of the soul, of the body” – Martha Graham

Tarra Laperdon
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Carly Cussimanio
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Kaelie Mann
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