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

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® Jumping Stretching Board Refresher Course
  • GYROTONIC® Archway Level 1 Refresher Course
  • GYROTONER® Refresher Course- 3 days
  • GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course- Progression 1
  • GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course- Progression 2

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