Amy has been a Kane School NYC-certified Pilates instructor for over 10 years. She also teaches power plate, Aerialates, barre, CoreAlign, strength and cardio circuit training, treadmill class, and Zumba. She has experience as a bungee fitness viral video instructor and teacher-trainer. Amy enjoys working with a clientele that includes serious athletes to fitness/wellness/medical industry professionals to those recovering from injury. She has worked with ages 11-89. Amy has taught in settings including physical therapy offices, professional dance studios, colleges, dance teams, health clubs, art galleries, and private homes.
Amy is a professional concert and commercial dancer with experience including a national commercial, a digital billboard in Times Square, and shows for Heidi Klum's activewear launch, Cirque du Soleil's anniversary, Saint Paul Ballet and Rhythmically Speaking. Amy was on her high school gymnastics team and was a national champion and All-Star high school competitive cheerleader. She loves being active and enjoys trail running, biking, rollerblading (!), yoga and aerial.
Practice & Education
CERTIFICATIONS and CONTINUING EDUCATION
-PILATES EQUIPMENT- Kane School of Core Integration 2010
-PILATES MAT- Kane School 2008
-OTHER MODALITIES- Aerialates, Zumba, Balanced Body Core Align
-CONTINUING EDUCATION- Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute, Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation, Anatomy in Three Dimensions, Six Degrees, Paragon Pilates, Balanced Body
-DEGREE- Luther College, B.A Theatre/Dance, magna cum laude
-DANCE SCHOLARSHIPS- Jennifer Muller/The Works, Broadway Dance Center, Eva Dean/Susan Marshall, Zenon Dance Company
-OBOE SCHOLARSHIP: Luther College
-ON-CAMERA CLASS: Kloner and Caito, Bab's Casting
CLASSES (Uptown, Nicollet Island, St. Louis Park and private in-home)
Pilates equipment and mat
Dance-jazz, modern, hip-hop, contemporary ballet, basic tap, fire dance (experience with stage, commercials, corporate events, band dancing, music videos, opera)
CHOREOGRAPHY- commercial and concert work (experience with concert dance, musical theatre, opera, music video and live events)