Alan Watson

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Alan Watson

Dance Teacher & Administrator

Upon feeling disengaged from his role at a hip hop dance nonprofit that seemed perfect on paper, Alan crafted his ideal life by focusing on the joy in his day to day. He loves to help students learn and grow, whether through teaching beginner hip hop classes or guiding NYU students that want to break through the music industry. Alan shares why he intentionally chose not to follow his passion for dance, how he decided to primary teach beginner dancers, and what trick he uses to help create a schedule and determine his priorities.

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