Monica Alcasid has been dancing since she was 4 years old. Born in Tarzana, CA, she’s trained extensively in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, and acrobatics. Her outstanding dance career has led to national recognition, including 2nd Runner Up for Miss Dance America, Kids Artistic Review National Dance Competition, 2015. Monica is currently studying Human Biology at UCSD and is pursuing a minor in Dance. As for her dance career, she is continuing to practice her craft in San Diego and will continue teaching at Reflections during summer and winter breaks. She plans to continue her passion on the UCSD dance team and integrate the values she gained through dance in her everyday life.