Saturday, April 13, 2024

Alissa Juvan

Alissa Juvan is an accredited coach and elevatED certified pole dance instructor.

A Vermont native, she moved to the UK for a number of years where she supported other artists in their creative careers through one-on-one coaching and development events before moving to Los Angeles to fulfill her own creative ambitions of being an actor.

Notable acting roles include “I Spit On Your Grave: Vengeance is Mine” and “Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television”, in addition to writing, producing and starring in an original series, “Kiddie Litter”, about a lesbian couple raising their son like a cat. Recently returned to Vermont, Alissa loves supporting other women through offering sensual movement workshops, one-on-one coaching, and retreats. Learn about her upcoming event here. The book mentioned in the interview was The Hate U Give.

Post-workshop and feeling fabulous
Still from sensual movement workshop free dance
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  1. […] Alissa Juvan spoke to us from Vermont in early December. In addition to the global pandemic, Juvan had a baby a year ago. Both of these things changed everything about her world and she describes the last year as a period of incubation in a sense. Before having her baby, she was teaching sensual movement workshops in combination with her coaching work. Sensual movement is a floor based technique that is based on her work as a pole dancing instructor. Juvan teaches movements that can be called into action when the music brings them out. In her workshops, there is a strong emphasis on feeling safe and playful so that participants’ bodies can freely express. To hear more about Juvan’s work, as well as an in-depth discussion about the inherent shame that many people feel around their own sensuality and sexuality, listen to the complete interview. […]


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