Alex McBride is a Lafayette native who returns to the Acadiana area after working as a performer in NYC. He shares his professional dance experience through performance and teaching across the region.
FREE CLASS WEEK BEGINS SEPTEMBER 14
All of our fall classes will be held OUTDOORS at Parc International in Downtown Lafayette
Our Open Classes
Choose your style
Drop-in rates. No registration fees. Schedule flexibility.
Five Class Card (expires 60 days after purchase)
expires 2 months after purchase
Season Pass (unlimited classes for 4 months from purchase)
Basin Arts Class Membership
unlimited dance and fitness classes (12-month commitment)
- Choice of Basin Arts swag: t-shirt, water bottle or yoga mat
- Four guest class passes per year
Clare Cook is a choreographer, teacher, collaborator and the Director of Basin Arts. She teaches many of the dance classes including modern dance, beginner ballet, cardio dance, pilates and our youth classes.
Gina Aswell has 16 years of experience teaching ballet working with a range of students from beginner to advanced across Louisiana.
Jamie teaches Vinyasa and Yin-style classes at studios around the Acadiana area.
Jennifer is passionate about group fitness and has been teaching pilates for 5 years.
Leah Twilley has taught in the Acadiana area for over 10 years and has studied at Ohio Dance Theatre and The Ailey School in New York City.
Melana has studied many styles and techniques of dance including: Graham, Cunningham, Horton, Dunham, Gaga, Acrodance, West African, Afro-Caribbean, Katak, Samba, Tap and musical theater.
Michelle's class focus is about having fun, nothing too complex besides heart-pumping, non-stop moving and lots of sweating!
Missy teaches a variety of yoga styles, including Ashtanga, slow flow, yin, restorative, vinyasa, and aerial, and she is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider.
Sharon Leahy brings a wealth of experience to her tap classes informed from years of creating contemporary dance and theater works inspired by traditional dance forms.