Ashley Mattingly – Dance Instructor

Where are you from? Houston, Texas

When did you start dancing and why? I started ballroom dancing 8 years ago. My mom took me to a ballroom dance event that she was judging and I immediately knew this is what I wanted to do!

Favorite dances: I couldn’t decide so all of them!

What are you most passionate about? I am most passionate about helping others! I always strive to be a light in anyone’s life that I come across.

What is the biggest misconception about ballroom dancing? I would say the biggest misconception about ballroom dancing is that it is not a sport and that we are not athletes.