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Introducing the Women in Dance Awards with Avatâra Ayuso, Founder of Advancing Women’s Aspirations (AWA) with Dance

March 24, 2021
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Ahead of Avatâra’s AWA inaugural Women in Dance Awards event this Friday, 26th March, 730PM (GMT), I got to chat briefly with Avatâra herself.

She walks us through her background and experience that led her to developing her company AVA Dance and, her newest project, AWA Dance Charity. Hint: it’s all about women, girls, leadership and empowerment in the Dance sector and society.

It’s not about competition, it’s about recognition.


Learn more about Avatâra Ayuso & AWA Dance Charity

Women in Dance Award Tickets

About AWA Dance Charity

About Avatâra & AVA Dance

Dance General Fitness and Well–Being Online

6 Online Platforms to Keep You Moving & Smiling

January 13, 2021
5 online classes to keep you moving and smiling

Happy New Year, Movers!

The last couple of months have been so varied. Since my last post in September, I was actually swamped with working in the studios; then I went to California for the holidays; now I’m back in London and house-bound!

With that said, I want to share what’s been helping me stay sane, mobile, and happy during London’s lockdown #3. We all know it’s easy to forget about our body and mind, so check out these wonderful online classes.


GAGA PEOPLE/DANCERS – TEL AVIV | BERLIN | LONDON

Natalia Iwaniec – Gaga Teacher
I quickly learned that I love starting the week with a Gaga class on Monday mornings. Since these classes have been online, they’re only operating as 30-minute classes but not to worry, you will still get the full benefits of a Gaga class – fluid, three-dimensional, bone shaking, wild, and soft movements. You’ll also get a good sweat!
Gaga People. Dancers.
Tanzfabrik Berlin Schule
Gaga People / London (TBA)

LITTLE YOGA SPACE – LISBON

Katrin Heuser & Arina Holm Joensen – Founders of LYS
I’ve just taken Katrin’s Thai Yoga Massage Intro Workshop last Sunday and it was such a treat! We spoke about energy, intention, and attention. An important theme as most of us are mainly at home or, perhaps, working harder than ever. Kat’s studio offers many classes including yoga, pilates, online retreats, and much more.
Daily Online Classes
Workshops & Events
Courses & Programs

LINES DANCE CENTER – SAN FRANCISCO

Teachers Left to Right: LeeWei Chao; Adji Cissoko; Maurya Kerr; Daiane Lopes da Silva
These classes are more than Ballet. Forget what you know and experience a dynamic and full bodied approach to the Classical form. Being that LINES Dance Center is one my former stomping grounds, having access some of the most knowledgeable teachers on the West Coast is something everyone should also take advantage.
Open Classes
Guest Artist Master Classes
Workshops & Events

BAEFIT – LONDON

Helena Dowling – Personal Trainer & Body Coach, Dancer, Actor
Oh yes. Helena’s classes are the ultimate ‘spirit lift’. Her classes range from HIIT to Primal Pilates – with and without weights. This working performer gets you working out through her ecstatic personality. I’ve done these classes during the first national lockdown and boy did I see a difference in my body. Open to all levels.
First class free! Just mention The Movement Blog 🙂
Follow & Contact Helena

MINDWALK YOGA – VIRTUAL

Zakiya Bishton – Founder
I came across Zakiya’s Instagram a little while ago when she was due to cover one of my classes while I was away. Zakiya’s social enterprise and virtual-only studio has quite a lot to offer. From free classes to wellness retreats for Black women – the main vibe is about relieving stress, anxiety, and trauma. I’m sure we can all get on board with that!
Self-Practice Videos
Classes & Courses
Corporate Courses

STRONG LIKE A MUTHA – GLASGOW

Lyndsey Roberts – Founder of SLAM, Dancer, Coach, Mother
I’ve been following my former colleague, Lyndsey (from London Contemporary Dance School) from afar. From the opening of her fully equipped studio to the comprehensive online platform she’s today. From pre-natal classes to strength, nutrition, and overall body positivity, this is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for every body.
Daily Classes
Online Personal Training
Prenatal Support Group


I have a lot more to share, so consider this ‘Part 1’ <3

Dance Fitness Health Online

The Movement Space – Online

March 19, 2020
the movement space - online classes

Hi Movers,

I will be introducing ‘The Movement Space‘ – a space where I will share a series of classes, everyday information on posture, movement, and stretching, as well as an open forum for any questions or requests.

Please note: GYROKINESIS® classes will only be live streamed (platform TBA). Everything else will be available to watch again.


These times during the CO-VID19 pandemic has really put into perspective of what I actually offer. I’ve been so used to being hands-on and travelling from studio to studio over the last 10 years, I hadn’t allowed myself the chance to detach from the physicality of it all.

Given the recent affairs, I’ve realized (yet, again) that within loving to move and help people, there should be no boundaries. The next few weeks or months will be a challenge switching to a new mode, but the work in itself will always be enjoyable and beneficial.

I hope you will continue to move with me virtually in your own space, both mentally and physically. Let’s get comfy.

Sincerely,

Kindall xo