Amaya Alvarado is a multidisciplinary movement linguist that has traveled the globe teaching and performing Circus, dance, and yoga since 2010. Amaya studied aerials at New York City's Circus Warehouse before graduating from both of NECCA's professional training programs with a focus in hand to hand, group acrobatics and trapeze. She completed NECCA's teacher training workshops in trapeze and fabric as well as a 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Three Sisters yoga in NYC, and currently works teaching yoga teachers in training.
Amaya offers coaching in aerials, hand to hand, flexibility, handstands, acrobatics, partnering, physical theater, yoga, aerial yoga, choreography, audition prep, dance improvisation and act creation.
She also currently teaches kids of all ages in the additional following disciplines; juggling, hoop diving, pyramids/stacking, and stilts.
Amaya has recently worked as coach and choreographer with the pre-professional program students at AWOL and Kids Community Learning Center in Portland Oregon, and has taught recent workshops at Versatile Arts (WA), NECCA (VT), Air Temple Arts (CT), Apex Gym (AK), and OM movement center (OR).
Her yoga background carries with it a focus on alignment, technique, and deeper awareness, building a Strong foundation to prevent injury and promote and Longevity. Artistically, Amaya facilitates an environment of exploration. challenging students to tap into their unique creativity, to connect to the place of raw, vulnerability that leads to Innovation.
Host Amaya for your next workshop or retreat! Amaya teaches workshops from Alaska to Thailand, and Mexico to Vermont. Her available workshops include: Dance Trapeze, Hand to Hand, Acrobatics, Handstands, Trapeze Fixed, Partnering, Flexibility and Dance Improvisation. Additional retreat offerings: Yoga and Aerial Yoga. Curious if she will be in your area? Contact Now or Check out her Facebook page for updates!
Want to learn at your own pace? Whether you're just beginning or ready to take your practice to the next level, private and semi-private lessons are a great way to get the personalized attention you and/or your child needs to excel. Privates are available in aerials, hand to hand, flexibility, handstands, acrobatics, partnering, yoga, aerial yoga, audition prep., and act creation. Contact now for rates and availability!
Looking for a new coach for your studio? Amaya teaches group classes for adults as well as kids and teens. Find out if there's a class near you! Check out her Facebook page for constant up to date information on classes and workshops.
School Programs & Camps
An inspiring youth worker for over 10 years, Amaya has directed circus at Summer Camps such as Culture Jam: Youth Empowerment through Arts and Activism, has worked for the Youth Outreach program at NECCA teaching circus and has also taught Circus and Yoga during school and after school programs in NYC, Vermont, and Oregon.