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Photo: Nora Daniel, Pilates and GYROKINESISŪ specialistNora Reynolds Daniel, Pilates Specialist, is originally from Los Angeles where she grew up dancing under the guidance of her mother and mentor, Bella Lewitzky.  Nora danced professionally for eleven years, first with the Bella Lewitzky Dance Company, then with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, and Mark Morris Dance Group in New York. Nora lived for 19 years in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she raised two sons, taught dance technique, improvisation, and body conditioning at the University of New Mexico, and was Artistic Director of Nora Reynolds Dance. While living in New Mexico, Nora developed a private practice in Pilates, training primarily with Michele Larsson and Celia Hulton, who were both closely connected with Eve Gentry in Santa Fe.

In 1998 she became a teacher of Gyrokinesis®exercise. Nora is also certified in Somatic Experiencing®, a therapeutic modality developed by Peter Levine that assists clients in recovery from trauma. Nora has traveled throughout the US, Canada, & Europe, as a guest teacher and choreographer. She moved back to California in 2002 where she has taught at Idyllwild Arts, and California Institute of the Arts. Nora has been teaching at BodyscapNora Daniel instructing client on reformer.e since 2005.

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