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A Discussion on “Bad Faith”: Dancer & Choreographer, Tara d’Arquian’s Exciting New Piece

Tara D’Arquian is a Belgium-born (part time London based) Dancer and Choreographer, who is very excited about about the premiere of her new piece, Bad Faith, part of the In Situ Trilogy, March 14th & 15th at Laban Theatre. I’ve sent Tara a few questions about her premiere, her choreographic style, working between Brussels and London and how …

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What I Learned from ‘Swapping’ Sessions with Other Trainers

As a huge advocate of cross-training and challenging myself to never be comfortable with only practicing one dance technique or exercise method, I’ve always loved the many benefits of doing so. Although difficult at times, it doesn’t take long to see and feel the results. This became especially apparent when I began using the Pilates equipment with Classical Pilates …

A Journey Back to Dance #2: Taking Class Again

Going back to class, sticking with it, and loving it is mentally and physically hard work. What’s really different now (as I return) is how I think during each class. There are very good options for dancers based here in London. However, it’s usually useful to know which class to attend. Thanks to recommendations of other dancers and dancing at schools like London Contemporary Dance …

Fitness and Well-Being Spots in East London

Here are my absolute favorite fitness and well-being spots here in London (Eastside). The Refinery E9 If you’re not seeing their website right now, you won’t understand how it’s killing me with its goodness (and class offers!). This studio has many styles of Yoga and Pilates along with Kettlebell Cardio, GYROKINESIS®, Massage, Teas, Coffees– what more could you …

My Top Fitness and Wellness Websites in 2015

Here are my top Health and Fitness websites on the GYROTONIC® Method, Dance Science, Running, & Nutrition From California to London, check out what these professionals have to offer. 1) Mike Luque Training Mike Luque is a jack of all trades. Mike has a diverse background ranging from Massage to Gyrotonic to Kettleball training. Therefore this website is able to provide a multitude of …

Welcome to The Movement Blog!

Happy 1st of April, internet world! Hope no one fooled you too badly today. I have been very excited to get this blog rolling. Thank you to everyone for the positive energy and London for the sunshine and flowers. About Me For those of you who may or may not know, I am a certified GYROTONIC®  trainer …