Jamila Kekulah Kinney


Jamila 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®. Her 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. She is also an Authorized Pre-Trainer for both GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®.  

As a teacher, Jamila utilizes her intuition and keen movement observations skills to assist clients and students to uncover their own movement potential.Passionate about the learning process, Jamila is a Zen Shiatsu practitioner certified through the AOBTA. It is her 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

My Qualifications

  • GYROTONIC® Apprentice
  • GYROTONIC® Trainer
  • GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainer
  • GYROKINESIS® Apprentice
  • GYROKINESIS® Trainer
  • GYROKINESIS® Pre-Trainer

My Training

  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Pre-Training Course
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Foundation Course
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Final Certificate Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Pre-Training Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Foundation Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Final Certificate Course
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Dancers Level 1
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Scoliosis
  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Shoulder Girdle
  • GYROTONIC® Psoas Principles
  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Update Course
  • GYROTONER® Course- 4 days (legacy)
  • GYROTONIC® Jumping-Stretching Board Course
  • GYROTONIC® Leg Extension Unit Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Breathing Course Intensive
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 2 Beginner Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Lotus Blossom, Program 2 Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 Update Course
  • GYROTONIC® Archway (as single course-legacy)
  • Gyrotonic Level 2 Course (legacy)
  • Gyrotonic Level 2 Pre-Training Course (legacy)
  • GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainer Update Course
  • GYROKINESIS® Pre-Trainer Update Course
  • GYROTONIC® Archway Level 1 Refresher Course
  • GYROTONER® Refresher Course- 3 days

Teacher Training Course Schedule

No training events scheduled at this time.

Virtual Class Schedule

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“The ultimate aim is to be at home in one’s body, to be at one with the nature of oneself, and to experience exercise as a creative and delightful experience.”
– Juliu Horvath