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Charlotte Movement Arts
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Welcome to GYROTONIC® Myers Park  & Charlotte Movement Arts Studio


Our studio offers private sessions in the GYROTONIC® Movement Method | Pilates Conditioning | the GYROKINESIS® Movement Method | Sessions for Dancers

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What our clients are saying......

"Alissa's knowledge about the body and her genuine passion for helping others through Gyrotonic exercise is amazing and truly a gift for those who choose to work with her."  J.


"Being a student of Alissa's has been an incredible, life-altering experience. She uses a gentle, yet determined touch to guide a body into positions that represent that persons' potential."  K.


"With her extensive knowledge, she always has thoughtful and creative explanations that help me understand and progress. I am constantly telling my friends that I love working with Alissa and I love the Gyrotonic method."  A.

"Alissa's detailed teaching style inspires your best performance and I love it. I am learning to move with intention and grace and I have never felt stronger. As a runner my regular workouts with Alissa are creating a healthy athletic balance."  J.

"CMA is as good as it gets. Alissa is truly a master instructor and I highly recommend Charlotte Movement Arts."   W.

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Charlotte Movement Arts Studio | GYROTONIC® Myers Park...

... is the home studio for Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Master Trainer and Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher | Conditioning for Dancers Specialist, Alissa Waller.

A Certified Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Trainer since 1998 and a designated Master Trainer since 2004, Alissa has been involved in the movement education of dozens of Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis instructors nationwide and has taught well over 25,000 client sessions and movement classes.

Her direct experience as a student of Juliu Horvath, the creator of the Gyrotonic Method, inspires her approach to teaching and to every positive movement experience she creates for her clients. 

A former professional ballet dancer, Alissa earned her BFA in Dance at the University of Arizona where she focused on Ballet Performance, Dance Pedagogy, and Kinesiology for Dancers. 

She began teaching Pilates in 1997 and has achieved comprehensive Pilates Certification twice. She is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, a member of the Pilates Method Alliance, International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and the Performing Arts Medicine Association.

She has owned and operated her own movement studios since 2003 opening two studios in Evanston, Illinois, a third in Chicago, IL, and her fourth in Charlotte, NC ~ Charlotte Movement Arts.

Alissa is on the faculty of the Charlotte Ballet Academy as a ballet and pointe instructor for the Intermediate Division and teaches Dance Conditioning for Charlotte Ballet's Pre-Professional Division. Many of her students have gone on to professional careers as dancers, teachers, artists, and lifelong healthy movers.

To read more about Alissa's background 

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