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Teachers - 2018
NICOLE LOIZIDES (Ballet/Contemp), founder and Artistic Director of MOVING ON, started her career in classical ballet, dancing with NYCB's Former soloist Frank Ohman before joining Ballet Hispanico, Joffrey II, and numerous regional companies, eventually finding her way to her creative self through MOMIX in 1999. After a long career both creating and teaching for the company in over 43 countries, she set out as a choreographer and director for numerous productions worldwide including "Doves-Symbol of Peace" featured at Sochi's Olympic Opening Ceremonies in 2014 and Abu Dhabi's 44th National Day celebration in 2015. After a 25 year span of internationally acclaimed performances she's settled down in her native Long Island roots to share her art closer to home. As an active licensed massage therapist and intuitive healer, it is Nicole's firm belief that the dance world can do better. MOVING ON is a platform to share dance and live art with unsuspecting viewers in order to widen it's audience all while offering performing artists a creative hub with a focus on health and healing.
PATRICIA STEWART (Gyrokinesis) believes that we are all designed to shine. She is a master trainer and well versed in Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis therapeutic applications for athletes and dancers alike. Patricia has studied worldwide throughout the last decade and is the owner of Gyrotonic LI*NY in Huntington, NY.
NICOLE LICHAU (Pilates) has a BFA in fine arts from SUNY Purchase and has performed with ballet, modern, and contemporary dance companies. She has been teaching authentic pilates since 2001 and because of the many injuries she has overcome throughout her career, she has developed a specialty in working with clients that have chronic pain and injuries. Through MOVING ON she hopes to continue to share her creativity and knowledge with dancers.
LAUREN PACIONE (Movement in Yoga), inspired by her studies in Shamanism, integrated coaching, and movement medicine, as well as her background in women's fitness and functional training, she hosts an open forum for ancient wisdom & modern wellness. Her intensions help awaken and evoke energy shifts through the unique rhythmic sequencing of nature as a reflective foundation for self-healing and uplifted consciousness.
JOHN CORSA (Modern, Intuitive dance) began his early training in his hometown of Boulder, CO and later attended The University of The Arts. John performed and created with MOMIX, Diavolo, & Parsons Dance. John later performed a principle role in the touring production of "Movin Out", Directed and choreographed by Twyla Tharp.
He has taught master workshops all over the United States and was only the second American instructor invited to teach at The International Dance Festival in Ladek Zdroj, Poland. His choreography has been showcased throughout The US, Italy and Eastern Europe. Recently John performed with Rufus Wainwright in a tribute to Stevie Wonder.
KARLA DIXON (Raja Yoga & Ayurveda) spent the past two decades traipsing the globe as a corporate events producer. In order to shift herself and family toward a healthier lifestyle, she started studying Ayurveda. She's received her Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor certification from Kerala Ayurveda Academy, her Raja Yoga teacher training from Hale Pule and is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). She consults privately, leading group programs, retreats, cooking classes and workshops so that others may benefit from the rich teachings of Ayurveda and Yoga.
JENNIFER KREICHMAN (Ballet) began her ballet studies under Virginia and Jacques Cesbron and continued her training at SAB, ABT, and Ballet Hispanico of NY. She was the youngest recipient of a full scholarship to attend the Harkness House for Ballet Arts under David Howard. After an extensive career onstage, Ms. Kreichman joined the faculty of the Eglevsky Ballet and is a professor at Adelphi University as well as assistant to the Department of dance chair, Frank Augustyn. She has taught on the faculty of the NYDT, BAE, and American Theater Dance Workshop. Jennifer Kreichman is an ABT® National Training Curriculum Certified Teacher and is a certified Pilates instructor.
ELIZABETH (BETH) TRIMM (Floor barre) is a Senior Adjunct Professor at LIU and also teaches ballet at Nassau BOCES & Berest Dance Center. She has danced both ballet and modern in numerous regional companies as well as with Merce Cunningham.
She became certified as a Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® instructor in 1999. Beth teaches floor-barre® throughout the US & since Zena's death in 2010, she teaches at the NYC floor-barre® re-certification course each August as well as travels to Italy each summer to teach at the European re-certification course.
Ms. Trimm is a dance teaching artist with the Tilles Center Arts Education program.
RACHEL M. ACKLEY (Yin Yoga) is a 500-hour instructor and has been teaching since 2014. Her training includes restorative yoga, physioyoga, breathwork, reiki, & health coaching.
Rachel is passionate about offering her students the tools needed to start the process of healing and becoming more aware of their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. She strives to emphasize the power of breath, and the freedom that comes from discomfort and vulnerability.