Born in Albany, NY Heather began dancing at 8 and was enthralled. At 14 she became a Ballet Major at the University of Utah where she earned her BFA. Heather has danced with Utah Ballet and Ballet West performing classic ballets as and more contemporary works as well as various Opera Companies and choreographic projects throughout the US. After moving to Portland Heather became a dancer with BodyVox, toured nationally and internationally, where she had danced for 12 years until she retired in 2016.
Arriving in Portland, Oregon in 2003 Heather was introduced to the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® methods then started her training which she completed with Master Trainer Emma Kingston. She was amazed to find how much this work enhanced her own dancing abilities and well-being and now sees her clients improving their health, posture and confidence as well. Heather has completed the courses for all specialized equipment and is a Certified GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Pre-Trainer.
Certified GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Trainer and Pre-Trainer
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Heather creates customized private and group GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® training sessions to improve her clients overall health and well being. A compassionate and intuitive teacher, Heather believes coaching and teaching movement is a way to celebrate being alive, and functional and that any body can flourish with movement.