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Name: Asha

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta

Occupation: Dance/Yoga Instructor, Choreographer, Movement Coach

Life goal: My life goal is to be a master of my own happiness and hopefulness and to inspire the same.

Favourite type of workout: Dance

Why do you love the game of hockey: I love hockey's fast pace and its hard hits

Something unique about you:

Favourite place in Oil Country: Anywhere that has a view of the River Valley.

Dream vacation: I'd love to go on a trip that allows me to soak up the sun, relax, restore and help a local community in need.

Best concert I've ever been to: Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne. I was so close, I could have shaken their hands!

Favourite food: I love eating anything spicy.

Dream date: I dream of a date that is full of hilarity, laughter, exhilarating activities and romance.

Prized possession: The bronze medal that I won with my dance crew, Fly Girlz, at the 2010 World Hip Hop Dance Championships.

Words to live by: Love Your Movement

Describe your personal style: I'm all over the map. I like to find funky pieces that can be both dressed up and dressed down.

Why did you want to be part of the Octane: There is nothing like being a member of a professional dance/cheer team. I knew that to be part of the Octane meant that I would get to dance, choreograph, develop life-long relationships, volunteer, teach, learn, inspire, and grow in support of the Oilers in a city that loves its hockey.

Who inspires you: My mom, my closest friends and family, my teammates, Oprah Winfrey

What is your performance background: I've performed and competed locally, across Canada, USA, Spain and China.

Favourite quote: “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I'm possible’” - Audrey Hepburn

If you were on a hockey team, what position would you be: I'd be a centre. I'd love to experience the feeling of scoring a hat trick and of scoring a game-winning goal.

Best part of being a member of the Octane: Being a member of the Octane provides me with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally alongside an inspiring group of ladies who share similar passions and goals.