Jamila Kekulah Kinney
Jamila(they) has always been interested in movement and fitness from a young age. Since 2004, Jamila has been trained and certified in Pilates, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®. Their specialized training includes GYROTONIC® Therapeutic applications for the shoulder and pelvic girdle, JSB, Archway, GYROKINESIS beginner level 2, Lotus Blossom 2, GYROTONIC® Level 2, TRX®, Bosu, Survive and Thrive™, as well as various GYROTONIC, GYROKINESIS trainings and pre and postnatal workshops. They are an Authorized Pre-Trainer for both GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®.
As a teacher, Jamila utilizes intuition and keen movement observations skills to assist clients and students to uncover their own movement potential. It is their belief that the body has the capacity to heal and re-balance itself with methodologies that promote mindfulness, stress reduction, and body awareness. Jamila holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from Kent State University, a Masters of Arts degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling from Columbia College Chicago