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Skyler ReevesCelebrity Dancer
After leaving the Army, Skyler Reeves tried to get a marketing job in New York City. But without a college degree, this is not possible. He then decided to start studying for a business degree at the local City College and gets a part time job as a bartender. He realizes that it's not easy but his new boss Douglas Coughlin teaches him the secrets of the bar trade and they become the most famous bartenders in town. Both Skyler and Doug want their own top class cocktail bars someday and Skyler's Cocktail Bar is to be called 'Cocktails and Dreams and Barley and Hound'. In order to get the necessary money to open it, Skyler travels to Jamaica to work as a bartender at a resort Tiki Bar, and the pay is good. There he meets Jordan Mooney, a young and pretty, up and coming American artist on vacation with her girlfriend from New York City, staying at the Island resort. Jordan and Brian spend some quality time together and fall in love. But Skyler takes a dare from his old buddy, Doug Coughlin to flirt with an older, wealthy woman, who is also staying at the resort. Jordan, herself the daughter of wealthy parents back in New York City, leaves the Island overnight, after seeing Skyler and the older woman together. Skyler returned to New York City to attempt to win Jordan over… he failed miserably. Skyler quickly retreated to Prescott Arizona to move back in with his parents at the age of 35. He now owns and operates The Barley Hound, Rosa’s Pizzeria, and Hawk and Hound Catering and Events, all part of his Vivili Hospitality Group.
Alexis Pursell is a native to Arizona. She began dancing at the age of four and her love and passion for dance continued to grow as she studied various forms throughout her childhood. Alexis moved to Prescott at the age of 17 where she was a varsity cheerleader for Prescott High School and studied dance at the Academy of Performing Arts. After college, Alexis began coaching within the Tri-city area, sharing her love for health, fitness, and dance. In 2013, Alexis left the medical field to begin her career as a personal trainer and health educator. She began teaching Jazz, Hip-Hop and youth cheerleading at Fusion of Movement in Prescott Valley along with various fitness classes throughout the community. With a Master’s degree in Health Education, Alexis strives to educate the community on the benefits of staying active, especially through dance. Alexis is married with four children, two of them past attendees of the Boys & Girls Club. She is a supporter of their programs that focus on academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Alexis is honored to be a part of the Dancing for the Stars event.