Alan Faigal is an educator, movement specialist and community animator who teaches for Ryerson University's Early Childhood Studies Program. Pedagogy centres on family support, holistic practices and social justice. His mentorship of practicum students includes the cultivation of self and innovation. Faigal has designed and implemented community dance programs for ages 2.5 to 18 all across Southern Ontario since 2003. He has designed and delivered various professional development workshops for a wide range of educators and interdisciplinary fields.