Born in Albany, NY Heather began dancing at 8 and was enthralled. At 14 she became a Ballet Major at the University of Utah where she earned her BFA. Heather has danced with Utah Ballet and Ballet West performing classic ballets as and more contemporary works. After moving to Portland Heather became a dancer with BodyVox where she has danced for 12 years until she retired in 2016. Heather has also enjoyed working with skinner|kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE, The Portland Opera, and other choreographic projects as well as a full teaching schedule.
About the time when Heather moved to Portland she learned about the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods and started her training which she completed with Master Trainer Emma Kingston. She was amazed to find how much this work enhanced her own dancing abilities and well-being and now sees her clients improving their health, posture and confidence as well. Heather has completed the courses for all specialized equipment and is a Certified Gyrotonic Pre-Trainer.