Amy is a concert and commercial dance performer and choreographer, a fitness instructor and teacher-trainer, and an on-camera/print talent represented by Meredith Agency and Moore Creative.
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 paddleboarding.
Amy's performance experience includes work in NYC, Minneapolis, and throughout the United States, and ranges from a national commercial, to a digital billboard in Times Square, to shows for Heidi Klum's activewear launch, Cirque du Soleil's anniversary, Saint Paul Ballet, Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theatre and Rhythmically Speaking. In addition to dance, Amy has performed as an actor, trampolinist, gymnast, mime and rollerskater.
Amy has been a Kane School NYC-certified Pilates instructor since 2007 and is a certified personal trainer through NCCPT. She also teaches dance, power plate, aerial fitness, bungee fitness, barre, CoreAlign, strength and cardio circuit training, 55+ treadmill class, restorative yoga and Zumba. She has experience as a bungee fitness viral video instructor and teacher-trainer and as a Cirque-It Fitness teacher-trainer. Amy enjoys working with a clientele that includes serious athletes to fitness/wellness/medical industry professionals to children to those recovering from injury. She has worked with ages 7-89. Amy has taught in settings including physical therapy offices, professional dance studios, colleges, dance teams, health clubs, art galleries and private homes.
CERTIFICATIONS and CONTINUING EDUCATION
-PILATES EQUIPMENT- Kane School of Core Integration 2010
-PILATES MAT- Kane School 2007
-PERSONAL TRAINING-National Council for Certified Personal Trainers 2020
-OTHER CERTIFICATONS/MODALITIES- Cirque-It Fitness, Aerialates, Bungee Fitness, Zumba, Balanced Body Core Align, Power Plate, Restorative Yoga (Cyndi Lee-Om Yoga)
-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
-UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA COURSES- Jazz with Cathy Young, Technique and Rep with Shapiro & Smith Dance
-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
(Uptown Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and private in-home)
Pilates equipment and mat
-jazz, modern, hip-hop, contemporary ballet, basic tap, fire dance
-experience with stage, commercials, corporate events, back-up dancing, music videos, opera
Concert dance, commercial dance, musical theatre, opera, music video, aerial lyra for stage, bungee for television and internet