Dominika Borovansky Gaines
As the Owner and Visionary behind Kinesphere Center for Movement Education, Dominika Borovansky Gaines has created a unique, wellness-based studio that emphasizes cutting-edge and mindful practices for healing and optimizing the human body and spirit. It is Dominika's belief that the body has an innate ability to heal itself and that movement is fundamental to one's health.
Her own experience of the GYROTONIC Expansion System® as liberating, inspiring, energizing and re-balancing, impelled her to share this genius system by becoming an instructor. As a GYROTONIC® Master Trainer, GYROKINESIS® Pre-Trainer and GYROTONER® Master Trainer, Dominika focuses on clarity and precision in hands-on and verbal cueing, understanding what we are teaching and why by sharing numerous perspectives, and nurturing each instructor's innate curiosity.
Mentored by Lisa-Marie Goodwin and Lorena Brown and certified by founder/creator Juliu Horvath, Dominika completed her Level I training in 1999, Level II certification in 2001, became a GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainer in 2003 and a Master Trainer in 2006. She became a GYROKINESIS Pre-Trainer in 2016 and a GYROTONER® Master Trainer in 2018. She holds additional certification on the specialized equipment (Jumping-Stretching Board, Leg Extension Unit\) and has completed specialized courses in GYROTONIC® Applications for Golf, for Dancers, for Hip Replacements, for the Hip and Knee and Therapeutic Applications for the Shoulder and Scoliosis.
Dominika has an extensive background in dance and movement, including the study of Anatomy, Dance Kinesiology, Ideokinesis and numerous somatic practices. She is currently studying applied neurology through the Z-Health® Performance Solutions currlculum and has completed R-,I-, S-, T-Phase, 9S: Structure and Next Evo certifications, which encompass proprioception, visual and vestibular integration, athletic performance, therapeutic applications, neuroanatomy and vagus nerve focused training. Dominika is a former Nutritious MovementTM RES-CPT, PMA®-CPT and a SmartSpineTM Ambassador.
As a dancer, Dominika received numerous scholarships and awards for artistic and technical performance, was lauded for her choreography and from 1995-2002 was the Artistic Director of SemaphorDanceWorks, a company she founded. She holds both a BFA and MFA in Dance and Performance from Arizona State University.