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Showing posts from December, 2017

Awakening into 2018 with GYROKINESIS®

Today was the last class I taught GYROKINESIS® in the year 2017. I am grateful to have developed as an Apprentice Trainer at the Elements Wellness & Fitness Center. I've had the privilege of teaching enthusiastic participants, learning from the other GYROTONIC®, Pilates and Fitness Trainers with years of teaching experience under their belts.                   I'm grateful to have had such a supportive and optimistic boss who is eager to see me grow and thrive as a member of the community. I've grown over the course of six months in preparation to part III of my certification and onto the final stage as a Certified GYROKINESIS® Instructor. I am looking forward to a Promising Future as a Movement Practitioner in 2018 and in my efforts to make difference in the lives of many who are in need of wellness support and guidance. I concluded my day at the Elements Center with a private session on the GYROTONER , a specialized machine that's used to expa


Have you heard?? Tale of Two Feet Blogger, Kayla Harley is featured on the Joy of Motion Winter Session Poster. This moment was captured during the 45 Degrees Project Performance Fall of 2016  Deeply Rooted Company Member and Joy of Motion Dance Instructor, Elaine Anderson Choreography by Nicole Clarke-Springer Thank You Joy of Motion! Washington DC Area Residents, sign up for a class, workshop or session today!

Coyoba Dance Theater

Haragani??               Kwanzaa!!      Habaragani??         Kwanzaa!! What's the news??    Kwanzaa!!     What's the news??  Kwanzaa!! It's all about the celebration of Kwanzaa with Coyoba Dance Theater at Dance Place in Washington, DC. Have you heard? Kwanzaa is a Nationally recognized holiday that celebrates the Culture, History and Contribution of African, Pan-African and Black Heritage which implemented in the 1960's by Dr. Maulana Karenga and Friends. It acknowledges the depth, the girth, the soul and heart Seven Days a candle is lit upon a Kinara in acknowledgement of the Seven Swahili principles: Ujoma, Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujàama, Nia, Kuumba, Imani~ Unity, Self Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith. It can be celebrated by all races, ethnicities and cultures of people.  All of the Elders gathered, the grandparents and great-grandparent, their children the parents, the aunts and uncles....a


GYROKINESIS® is an Internationally renowned and successfully proven modality that restores energy, increases mobility, increase body awareness and rehabilitates concern areas in the body. It is accessible to everyone of all ages and stages. What is GYROKINESIS® ? It is a total-body conditioning and balancing system that encourages the spine and joints to stay open and strong. Low Maintenance, Group Setting, (3) Three parts: seated, standing, floor work Emphasizes the main components of breath, blood flow and ease to increase mobility in areas of the joints to reduce tension and/or strain. Accessible to all movement levels: beginner to advanced All ages: child to elderly Schedule your session with Kayla: Book Yours Now Follow IG: @thegkbabe Participant during 2017 Health Fair in Washington DC Releasing tension in the upper back/arms & shoulders Using the breath to Guide each movement.  GYROTONIC

A Celebration of DC Legends

It was a night of honoring over 30 years of dance history in Washington DC, the legends, the teachings and the influence that put companies like Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Philidanco , Complexions, Reflections, Deep Rooted and many more into its found success of today. Miya Hisaka, Artistic Director proudly present opening night for The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre/El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea at Dance Place , an internationally renown company who is dedicated to excellence in concert dance its diverse choreography. This seasons works by Kevin Iega Jeff, Lloyd Whitmore and Francisco Castillo among others this season especially honoring its mentors while celebrating Central American roots. En La Hora Finale,  Choreography: Francisco Castillo The seasons theme question is: "Whose Legacy are you Carrying?". Those who have found success within in their field all come from a dedicated, passionate, predecessors who've poured into their students and p