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Welcome to Charlotte Movement Arts Studio
Our studio offers Private Sessions in the GYROTONIC® 
as well as instruction in the Pilates Method and Specialized Sessions for Dancers

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Morning light in the new studio space
GYROTONIC® Expansion System training by Master Traininer Alissa Getz Waller
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Charlotte Movement Arts
Gyrotonic® Exercise Private Sessions and Gyrotonic® Charlote NoDa
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GYROKINESIS® Classes at Gyrotonic® Charlotte NoDa
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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 the Gyrotonic method."  A.

"Alissa's detailed teaching style inspires your best performance. 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.

"Alissa is insightful, intuitive, and skilled, Her help with my issues has been above anything else I've been exposed to."  M.

"Alissa has patiently guided me on my Gyrotonic journey--providing valuable insight on my hip injury, sharing knowledge and teaching me awareness. My 3 hour commutes are well worth it!"

About us ......

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Charlotte Movement Arts is the teaching practice of movement educator, Alissa Waller. Ms. Waller has been a professional movement instructor for over 25 years. She has worked in all aspects of the movement field as an instructor, teacher trainer and studio owner.  

     Alissa has been involved in the movement education of hundreds of instructors nationwide. She has taught well over 35,000 individual client and group sessions and has guest taught for numerous studios and universities.

     Formerly a ballet dancer, Alissa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance at the University of Arizona with an emphasis on classical ballet performance, pedagogy, and kinesiology. She began teaching Pilates professionally in 1997 and is a twice certified Comprehensive Pilates Certification holder. She is accredited as a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, is a member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and the Performing Arts Medicine Association.

     Ms. Waller has also been teaching the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis movement methods since 1998 and is a Certified Master Trainer, trained by the creator Juliu Horvath, in all aspects of both methods. Her practice specializes in the therapeutic applications of Pilates and Gyrotonic exercise to conditioning programs for the general public and specialized programs for dancers, both amateur and professional. Many of her dance students have gone on to careers as professional dancers, teachers, artists, and movement educators.  Her Gyrotonic and Pilates clients regularly become healthy, lifelong movers who continue their movement practices through their lives.

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