Sasha trained at London Contemporary Dance School 1982-1986 and joined the faculty here in 2008 specialising in release-based dance practice, somatic work and the work of Siobhan Davies.
In 1987 she co-founded Reflex Dance Company with Paul Douglas, with whom she toured internationally. She was a founding member of Small Bones Dance Company, performed with Motionhouse Dance Theatre, and Yolande Snaith Theatre Dance. In 2000 Sasha was the recipient of a Southbank Show award for her performance in Siobhan Davies’ Wild Air for whom she worked for nine years until 2007.
Sasha was artistic adviser to Movingeast for 18 years and is an assistant instructor of Aikido at Tetsushinkan Budojo, she is graded 4th Dan. In 2007 she was awarded the Lisa Ullman Scholarship to visit Japan to study Aikido. As a freelance dance artist Sasha has taught internationally at a wide range of dance studios, institutions and companies including Candoco, DV8 and Rambert Dance Company. In 2011 she was nominated for a National Teaching Fellowship Scheme Award, also in 2011 completed her MA in Advanced Dance Studies at LCDS. Sasha has choreographed several original works for our students, her most recent Astro Inter Rogative (2019) was her third collaboration with the artist Philip Hughes.