Gainey Instructor of the Week: Alexis

12 Things you did not know about Alexis! Remember to bring a friend to any
classes taught by Alexis this week for free!

  • What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

    • Before I graduated from ASU I had set up an internship in Hilton Head
      Island, South Carolina. I drove cross country to spend the summer there
      and then decided It was not for me and drove back 24 hours later. The
      best part of this journey was seeing the South and visiting lots of new
      places along the way!
  • Do you prefer chocolate or vanilla?

    • dark chocolate + sea salt
  • What’s your favorite vacation spot?

    • Maui, Hawaii!!
  • Who is your favorite musical artist and do you play a lot of their music in
    your classes?

    • I love Mumford & Sons, Enrique Iglesias and Sade. I try to
      incorporate them as much as possible.
  • How many places have you lived in your life?

    • One! I’m a native and love Arizona!
  • What is your favorite animal? Do you have pets at home?

    • No, but I do love dogs!
  • What was your favorite subject in school?

    • Art and History.
  • Other than the current classes that you teach, what is another class you
    would love to add to your portfolio of classes?

    • Belly Dancing, I am Zumba certified and love to dance! Belly Dancing is
      fun and a great abdominal workout!
  • Seafood, meat or vegan?

    • I absolutely love seafood! Lobster, shrimp, oysters!
  • Favorite restaurant in the Valley?

    • I have a few El Chorro Lodge, Mastro’s & Lon’s at the Hermosa.
  • Favorite movie of all time?

    • The Notebook & Pretty Woman!
  • My ideal day would be_______________.

    • I would be in a tropical destination and start the day with a walk on
      the beach, followed by playing in the ocean, reading in the sand, a
      little shopping followed by a sunset dinner with wine and live music!

****Fun fact: I started my own company about 2 years ago designing children’s
clothing and it’s taken off! It’s called B. Belle Couture and can be found on
Etsy.

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