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LUNA LAVRIK

MFA, BFA (Dance), BFA (Directing), RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher)

Instructor

Luna is a highly professional specialist in the field of dance, with over 20 years of experience in performing and 10 years in teaching. Being from a family of musicians, Luna started her training in classical dance and classical music from the age of three. Later on she got her education in one of the best ballet schools in the world, Bolshoi Ballet Academy. During those years, Luna began performing in ballets such as “Bayadere”, “Nutcracker”,  and “Don Quixote”, on the biggest stages of Moscow: Bolshoi theatre, Kremlin theatre, Moscow Music Hall, etc.

 

Luna has her Master’s in Theatre arts, a Bachelor in Dance Teaching and Choreography, and a Bachelor in Performance Directing. From her first year of university, Luna began teaching classical dance and pursued her talent in guiding performers through their dance journeys, opening their full potential, organizing this work together profoundly, productive, and safe. 

While studying and teaching dance, Luna continued working as a professional dancer and harnessed a multitude of styles to become a highly versatile specialist in the field of dance. 

 

After she finished her studies, Luna travelled the world, teaching dance and performing in a variety of shows, projects, and concerts at the same time. Luna’s distinctive performative traits include her boldness and precision of technique, elongated and graceful lines, great elevation and balance.

 

As a teacher, Luna forefronts an individualized approach that focuses on the maintenance of physical and mental health of the dancers, the development of confidence, and a clear understanding of the movement and its physical and emotional aspects. Through work with the students, Luna creates a positive, supportive learning environment that moves and inspires.