Instructor of the Quarter- Kalah Byrd

Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Kalah is the first certified ASA! instructor in her city. Kalah started her dance training at the age of 4 and although dance is Kalah’s first love, she also has a deep passion for the sciences. She pursued this passion at the illustrious Tuskegee University and obtained a B.S. in Animal, Poultry and Veterinary Sciences in 2012. Kalah also dedicates her time as mentor and choreographer to The Essence Dance Team, a youth based dance team that promotes self-esteem, character building and performance. In 2015 Kalah became a certified ASA fitness instructor. Kalah began her apprenticeship with Giwayen Mata, an all-female drum and dance company, in September 2015.

She is a lover of dance, with formal training in ballet, contemporary and West African dance styles. She enjoys family time with her two sons, Deuce, a 6 year old boarder collie lab mix and Scruffy, an 8 year old jack russell terrier. Kalah is known for her amazing energy and contagious smile. She is passionate about spreading joy through the ASA! movement with a special focus on those who may be a little shy when it comes to dance, fitness and just letting loose! In the words of Ms. Kalah

“Don’t be scared your whole life and come ASA!”

Follow Kalah’s ASA! adventures on Instagram @ASAwithKB


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