- Teaches students:
- Ages 7 to 50 and special needs
- Teaching since:
*One hour long dance based fitness class held in Manhattan (Midtown West) for only $10 on Monday August 28th!*
The class is inspired by ballet and modern techniques. It combines the most effective dance movements and stretches to strengthen, lengthen, and tone your entire body. You will be accompanied by contemporary music to help improve fluidity in your movement and help you focus on rhythm. The class is held in a supportive environment and will improve posture, alignment, flexibility, strength, circulation, self-esteem, and mindfulness. Dance experience is not necessary and this class is for EVERYONE!
If interested, please e-mail name and if you will be attending. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail with the time, location, and directions. Feel free to e-mail any questions. Hope to see you there!
Catherine received her classical ballet training in New Hampshire with the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, completing pre-primary through intermediate examinations. She received Silver and Gold with Distinction medals from Mignon Furman of the American Academy of Dance. She continued her training under the Vaganova method with Mary McCarthy, as well with Walnut Hill, Ballet Workshop of New England, Boston Ballet, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.
Under the direction of Peggy Lyman, Catherine was a scholarship recipient to attend the Hartt School, University of Hartford and holds a BFA in Dance Performance. Catherine has performed soloist and principal roles in several classical ballets as well as modern, musical theatre, and original contemporary works.
In 2009, Catherine made her New York City debut with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company at Lincoln Center. She has also danced with Eastern Connecticut Ballet, Mystic Ballet, Neville Dance Theatre, Adams Company Dance, and Exit 12 Dance Company. She has had the honor of training and working with Sergei Venaev, Bartlett Sher, Gelsey Kirkland, Dou Dou Huang, Truman Finney, and Susan Brooker. Other credits include: Dansco, ecco Shoe, PBS International, PRADA, and The New York Times.
Catherine has been sharing her passion of teaching since 2007.
Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Modern, Improv, Creative Dance, Master Classes, Choreographer, Private Lessons, and Private Coaching.
(New England) Dance Progressions, CKC Dance Academy, Dimensions in Dance, The Dance Company, Lexington School of Ballet, Mystic Ballet
(New York) Central Queens Y, Brooklyn College, David Sanders Dance Dynamics, Cobble Hill Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Group, Elite Dance Centre, Little Sponges Daycare